Using new technology, some patients are seeing their doctors without even leaving their homes.
Oscar Pistorius' brother and sister have given a string of television interviews ahead of the athlete's sentencing for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Travel bible Lonely Planet has lauded New Zealand as one of the most "inclusive and progressive" gay-friendly tourist destinations in the world.
New Zealand rugby league bosses have criticised Australia's "disrespectful" response to the traditional haka pre-match challenge.
Sweden's navy has widened the search for a suspected foreign submarine as speculation mounted over the origin of the mystery vessel.
Developers are buying up the Government's special housing areas in Auckland with no intention of building houses, says Labour's housing spokesman Phil Twyford.
The start of the cricket season isn't just a big day for the players, as one local school boy will accompany the captains for the coin toss before today's match
A football tackle that resembled a wrestling suplex went unpunished as Sheffield United's Stefan Scougall went flying in the box.
Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders have angrily denied claims by the city's chief executive that protests are being orchestrated by "external forces".
Turkey says it is now assisting Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to cross its borders to join Syrian Kurdish forces battling jihadists for the Syrian town of Kobane.
Police in the US state of Indiana say a man taken into custody has begun telling them the locations of multiple bodies.
The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus.
Bay Oval is shaping up for the opening game of the Black Caps cricketing season as they take on South Africa in Mount Maunganui.
Waratahs Super Rugby title-winning coach Michael Cheika has reportedly agreed to coach the Wallabies.
Lawyer and NetSafe chairman Rick Shera believes law changes in New Zealand would be beneficial.
Urban planners from around the world give their advice on what we can do to help Auckland's housing crisis.
Campbell Live asked four dietitians from Dietitians New Zealand to each make a lunch they would give to their own children.
Sonny Bill Williams has made a swift return to the All Blacks, named in Steve Hansen's squad for November's Northern Tour.
Hawke's Bay has celebrated locking up the Ranfurly Shield for summer, parading the Log O' Wood through Napier.
John Key says Kiwi troops could follow Australia's lead in sending the SAS as advisors in Iraq.
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling ended a difficult week on a high as the teenager inspired his side's dramatic 3-2 win over QPR.
Top rally driver Hayden Paddon has been told not to hold back in this week's Rally Spain by his team boss.
The first day of Parliament today was a bit like the first day of high school in a bad teen movie.
Cargo vessels in one of the United States' busiest shipping lanes are being paid a bonus to slow down and avoid whales.
AA Insurance wants to repair Alex Cameron's home, but it can't be fixed because of five sinkholes in his land.
An update on the markets for October 20, 2014.
Four students have been arrested at the University of Auckland after chaining themselves inside the Vice Chancellor's office.
A man has appeared in Manukau District Court this morning charged with two murders allegedly committed in late 2006 or early 2007.
A 100-year-old personal notebook has been found frozen near Scott's Hut in Antarctica.
It's been revealed the Government's flagship housing policy has delivered just five homes in its first year.
There's a new trailer out for the latest edition of Call of Duty, a fortnight ahead of its release.
With daily reports about the fight against the Islamic State, what's often lost is stories about those who are living in the crossfire.
Siding Spring made its closest encounter with Mars this morning at 7:27am, racing past the red planet at a dazzling 203,000km/h.
Riot police with pepper spray is probably the last thing you'd expect to see in the town of Keene, New Hampshire, during a pumpkin festival.
LeBron James returns to his hometown of Akron, Ohio in the newest Beats by Dre commercial.
Coastguard NZ is urging boaties to pay attention to safety and get prepared for summer as part of Safer Boating Week, after recent deaths and injuries on the water.
A San Francisco Giants dynasty seeking its third World Series crown in five seasons faces a team of destiny in the Kansas City Royals.
Want to learn a new language, but aren't interested in French, Spanish or any other language of this world? How about Dothraki?
Russell Brand was threatened with arrest in New York earlier this week as he staged a protest outside Fox News headquarters after alleging he had been dumped from a planned TV appearance.
Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson is Helen Clark's natural successor, but that might not be what the party needs right now, says Chris Trotter.
The super-secret Boeing X-37B space drone has just returned from two years orbiting the planet. But only the Pentagon knows what it has been doing up there.
Australia's foreign minister has reached a deal with Baghdad for the deployment of about 200 special forces to assist Iraqi troops in their fight against jihadists.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown says "there is absolutely no connection" between ballooning property values and the amount the council collects in rates.
The worst-ever outbreak of the deadly virus has killed more than 4500 people, almost all in west Africa, with close to 2500 deaths registered in worst-hit Liberia.
World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his pro basketball career in the Philippines in a scoreless debut spent.
People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under new government proposals.
Convicted rapist and former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans expressed "regret" over his actions but insisted he had not committed a crime.
A new study in the US has revealed that an expanded waist line isn't the only health issue soda lovers face - it could be aging them prematurely.
Colin Slade might have kicked the conversion that wins a Test match, but he could be dropped from the next All Blacks tour.
Former Labour Party president Mike Williams says Grant Robertson's made a strategic error by announcing Jacinda Ardern as his preferred deputy.
Valerie Adams still doesn't know when she'll be back competing.
It is something no one saw coming AAA Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie quitting less than a year out from the World Cup.
Amazon is having a battle with a book publisher that could be described as a horror story.
Monaro was named after the Aboriginal word for high plateau, but it was Holden's first win at Mount Panorama, which secured fame.
NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika looms as the Australian Rugby Union's No.1 target to guide the Wallabies to next year's World Cup.
Grant Robertson has revealed the not-so-secret weapon he hopes will help him win the Labour leadership contest AAA Jacinda Ardern.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says there's no indication that any New Zealanders have been caught up in a freak storm that has killed more than 40 people in Nepal.
The mother of a boy who became seriously ill from chickenpox is urging others to get their children vaccinated.
The ozone hole is shrinking, and while that is good news, experts are warning that as the ozone hole reduces, climate change could worsen.
The Auckland Council is assuring homeowners their rates aren't going to rise by anywhere near the same levels as the latest capital valuations.