It has happened for the first time that District Health Boards in New Zealand have ordered more than million doses. Moreover, people living in Canterbury are quite determined to get their flu shots on time.
Elizabeth Ann posted a video on You Tube featuring the rotting carcass of a mysterious-looking sea monster on Pukehina Beach. The video showed the half-buried head of the carcass with jagged and gapping teeth.
Most of the creature's body is missing and it seemed that the strange 30-foot long carcass washed up off the coast of the Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand after storms in last month.
Air New Zealand has urged Commerce Commission to end the Cargo Cartel Case. The airline has repeated that the company has not breached New Zealand competition law.
Air New Zealand General Counsel John Blair has expressed that Air New Zealand would request Commerce Commission to drop the charges after the retraction of key evidence.
News of the death of former New Zealand rugby union player has shocked everyone. After undergoing a routine surgery, the player died within three days.
Reports said he did not wake up after anesthesia. It was an elective surgery where Marc Verhoeven's rotator cuff had to be repaired. He underwent a surgery at St Vincent's Private Hospital on August 15, 2011.
A recent research has thrown light on how New Zealand's worst natural disaster is being dealt with by the Canterbury population. Led by the Mental Health Foundation and the Canterbury District Health Board, the research interviewed community leaders, focus groups, and even conducted a phone survey of 800 people in Christchurch, Waimakariri and Selwyn.
The New Zealand government has announced an investment of $200,000 for investigating more efficient methods to curb the increasing cases of childhood asthma in the country. A research project will be carried out by the researchers of University of Otago with the announced funds in the planned time period of 18 months and will be due to finish in June 2014.