Auckland Sexual Health Service is advising regular testing as syphilis continues to rise in the Auckland region, particularly amongst mn having sex with men.
A new elective unit at Auckland City Hospital is reducing overnight stays for patients, ward 62 mainly specialises in elective joint replacements.
New Zealanders are being encouraged to get their loved ones talking about their future and end of life care.
The planned strike action at Auckland DHB has been cancelled and normal services will continue to operate.
The next Auckland DHB election will be held in conjunction with the local authority elections, with election day being Saturday, 8 October 2016.