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The bigger picture - Tariana Turia

Monday, 14 November, 2011 - 06:45

The news over the last couple of weeks has consisted of daily doses of single focus issues like superannuation; DPB; unemployment; capital gains tax. It reminds me of a game of dominoes. Each individual domino is taken out and examined and then put back into line.

This is not a health policy Mr Ryall - Robertson

Thursday, 10 November, 2011 - 17:17

National's 'new' health policy is an embarrassment, and fails to say anything about how National will actually focus on keeping New Zealanders healthy or getting them more affordable primary care, says Labour's Health spokesperson Grant Robertson.

Bariatric surgery numbers up

Thursday, 29 September, 2011 - 10:40

A funding boost for weight-loss surgery is producing results, with Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia announcing an increase in the number of procedures nationwide in the first year.

Hope For Obese In Taranaki

Saturday, 19 February, 2011 - 16:36

Wellington, Feb 19 NZPA - Four morbidly obese Taranaki people will receive bariatric surgery, also known as stomach stapling, each year.

NZ Company Offers Cheap Surgery To Americans

Monday, 14 February, 2011 - 07:44

A New Zealand company, with the help of Sir Stephen Tindall, is wooing American medical tourists to New Zealand for cheap surgery.

Two Women Offered Obesity Surgery In Korea

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 - 12:44

Wellington, Dec 14 NZPA - Two New Zealand women, who are fighting for better access to anti-obesity surgery, have been offered free access to a "life saving" procedure in South Korea.

South Korea Offers Hope To NZ Women

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 - 10:45

Two women denied anti-obesity surgery in New Zealand have been offered the life-saving procedure they need - in South Korea.

HRC Awards $7.29m In Fellowships To Develop Emerging Health Researcher Careers

Wednesday, 8 December, 2010 - 14:56

Investment in the development of the future health research workforce is an essential and important activity for the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC).

TV One Highlights December 4 - 10

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010 - 13:26

Coronation Street 50th Anniversary, Thursday 9 December.

Tariana Turia Sings Praises Of Bypass Op

Sunday, 21 November, 2010 - 16:00

Wellington, Nov 21 NZPA - A year on from her stomach surgery Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia says it was worth the money and the pain.