Saturday Mar 8
The New Zealand Herald
Breast reconstruction 'cosmetic': insurers
Distressed breast cancer patients are furious to discover insurers will pay only a fraction of breast reconstruction costs because the procedure is considered non-essential Instead, the single mother of two has been "devastated" by an $11,500 debt she can't pay, money her insurance company refuses to refund for her breast reconstruction.
Phuket mini-crepe maker saved from sharks, gets gift of a lifetime
PHUKET: A Phuket vendor who saw his only source of livelihood - a mini-crepe cart - go up in smoke was able to avoid going to loan sharks to replace it because of help from an unlikely source, a New Zealander who has been to the province only twice.
Waikato DHB a Sector Leader With New Website
Waikato DHB a regional and sector leader in the adoption of innovative platforms with the launch of its new website First DHB in the country and first government administration organisation in the Waikato to deploy a website on the Common Web Platform HAMILTON, Waikato , Feb. 26, 2014 - A vastly enhanced user experience, compliance with web ... (more)
Taranaki Daily News
Praising New Plymouth
OPINION: I'm used to feeling like my city is a little inadequate whenever I visit Auckland or Wellington but I had no idea that I'd feel like Hamilton was a place behind the times after visiting New Plymouth, of all places.
International study backs urban green spaces
The value of green spaces in cities has been highlighted in a new study, which found that providing a diverse range of habitats in urban areas can help retain native species.