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More Bay Of Plenty Patients Getting Elective Surgery

More Bay Of Plenty Patients Getting Elective Surgery

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has performed elective surgery on a record number of people in the 2008/09 year*, with more than 7,810 patients treated, according the Health Minister Tony Ryall releasing the latest surgery information.

Prostate Cancer Study Aiming To Pinpoint Best Treatment Time

Wellington, Sept 29 NZPA - A new study to determine the best time to treat men with prostate cancer could eventually benefit many sufferers, researchers say.

Major Prostate Cancer Trial Launched By Auckland District Health Board

Major Prostate Cancer Trial Launched By Auckland District Health Board

A major New Zealand research initiative that will determine the best time for men with prostate cancer to receive radiation therapy after surgery to remove the prostate has been launched in New Zealand and Australia.

Broken Hand Sidelines Tuffey

Broken Hand Sidelines Tuffey

Wellington, Sept 29 NZPA - A broken hand has ruled fast bowler Daryl Tuffey out of New Zealand's must win Champions Trophy one-day cricket match against England in South Africa tomorrow.

Breakers Out To Improve Away Record

Breakers Out To Improve Away Record

Auckland, Sept 28 NZPA - The New Zealand Breakers will get an early test of their Australian National Basketball League credentials with two tough away matches this week.

Police Dogs And Officers Recovering

The officer who was stabbed in the early hours of yesterday morning is enjoying days off to recover, says Detective Sergeant Michael Earl.

"He has finished night shift so will have the next few days off to get some rest," he says.

Stab Resistant Vest Saves Officer From More Serious Injuries

Police dog Koal, injured in a knife attack this morning, is likely to be off work for the rest of the week. As he and his handler have leave planned from then as well, they both should get a good rest, says Dog Section Sergeant Alistair Simms.

This Week On TV One

This Week On TV One

WEEK 40: Saturday 3 October - Friday 09 October 2009

Woman Wins New Breast In Magical Radio Competition

Woman Wins New Breast In Magical Radio Competition

Debbie Ferry's life has been turned upside down after an unexpected phone call from Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking this morning.

Tua To Feel Wrath Of Cameron's 'Better Than New' Hand

Shane 'The Mountain Warrior' Cameron has come through a training session today, saying his hand is "better than new".