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Pre-clinical research shows nicotine can help alleviate negative symptoms of the illness, such as poor attention span and a tendency to be startled easily.
Art might not be the first thing you think of when you hear the words "earthquake recovery" - but the first pieces of post-earthquake art are starting to appear out of Kaikōura.
The worst of Wellington's weather should be over, after today's torrential downpour.
Workers drank coffee, ate breakfast, wore slippers and there was no punishment for not attending, the ERA found.
Serious mistakes by exhausted junior doctors are going unreported because they think their concerns are falling on deaf ears, their union says.
Plans by Waikato University to open New Zealand's third medical school would bring "stress and difficulties" for students at existing institutions, Otago University says.
The Hawke's Bay Regional Council intends to try to acquire conservation land for a controversial water storage scheme even if its court appeal fails.
Plans to restrict dangerous dog ownership are being welcomed by the victim of a vicious attack, who says dogs should be treated like guns.
All dangerous and menacing dogs will have to be neutered under a new law being brought in by the government.
One of the country's biggest power companies has been fined over a marketing campaign for a 12-month unlimited data plan.
The group behind a Wairarapa irrigation scheme has admitted some of the figures used to secure $800,000 of taxpayer money are not up to date.
Members of a Wellington-based iwi trust are taking a claim to the Waitangi Tribunal over what they say is the illegal sale of ancestral land.
Six Waikato dairy farms have been fined for failing to keep written employment agreements or time records, and the Council of Trade Unions has called for a wider inquiry.
Sport-related events involving strippers, such as the Chiefs' end-of-season function, should be banned, a prominent police officer says.
Auckland's rapid population growth is causing overcrowding in schools, with one looking to use its school hall as a classroom. Audio
Midwifery will struggle to remain a viable career option for young people unless pay increases, some midwives say.
A tale of wartime heroes has taken out the top gong at this year's Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
When 94-year-old Marie Storey was accepted into police training 73 years ago, there were some not-so-subtle signs that she was entering a man's world. Video
Mana Movement and the Māori Party are considering an alliance to help give constituents a stronger voice and bring "Māori seats back into Māori hands", they say.
Disgruntled neighbours of the Iranian Embassy in Wellington say they could be losing out on carparks because of diplomatic back-scratching.
A retired school administrator has been jailed for two years and three months for stealing $375,000 from a Wellington high school.
Greater Wellington Regional Council wants to create a single ticketing system for Metlink buses in the region.
At the unveiling of a sculpture in her honour, NZ literary legend Patricia Grace said her home had helped inspire her.
A bumper opening day has South Island skifields anticipating busy weeks ahead - provided the weather holds.