Pam Corkery

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Violence rate in hospitals high: survey

<b>Sexual assault, aggression, threats against health workers need 'urgent attention'</b><p>Nearly 40 per cent of hospital staff report have been assaulted at …

Friends fear for Roast Busters girl

<b>Complainant said to be in 'downward spiral' and close to giving up fight for justice as case winds on.</b><p>The complainant at the centre of the Roast …

Security breach delays Air New Zealand jet

<b>Passengers alarmed after woman gets on Air NZ plane without boarding pass.</b><p>An Air New Zealand flight was delayed after a woman walked on to the plane …

Dirty water: The child killer we can stop - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Barbara Frost has been Chief Executive of WaterAid since September 2005. Prior to joining WaterAid, Frost was Chief Executive of Action on Disability and Development for nine years working with disability organizations in 12 countries throughout Africa and Asia.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Imagine for a …

One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks: UN

By Tom Miles<p>GENEVA (Reuters) - One billion people worldwide still practise "open defecation" and they need to be told that this leads to the spread …

Vaccines build a foundation for lifelong health

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

Emotional Intelligence

IMF says kiwi dollar overvalued

<b>Annual check on state of NZ economy reveals dollar 5 to 15% stronger than expected.</b><p>The New Zealand dollar is overvalued by between 5 and 15 per cent, …

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

Cricket: NZ bowled out for 60

New Zealand have been bundled out of the World Twenty20 after being bowled out for just 60 by Sri Lanka in their final group match.<p>Chasing only 120 …

Climate change: Call for Government action

Labour and the Greens are urging the Government to take a more hands-on role in response to a major report which showed New Zealand was unprepared …

Los Angeles trembles in anticipation as it awaits The Big One

Sensible residents of Los Angeles have already stocked up on batteries, water and medical supplies in anticipation of "The Big One": the devastating …

UN scientist: Look on bright side of climate change

Key Points:<p>Doom and gloom about the impact of climate change risks preventing effective action being taken to tackle it, one of the lead scientists …

Enemies roll dice against gambling foe

<b>The decision to stop public funding of the Problem Gambling Foundation, except for its Asian services, came as a bolt from the blue to all sides.</b> …

Lending rules spur 'mini-crash'

Tough new mortgage lending rules have seen house prices dip in suburbs that usually appeal to first-time buyers. But that means bargain prices for …

Consumer Watch: Tuck in ... and pay up

<b>International price rises are taking a big bite as the cost of a Kiwi breakfast soars</b><p>Key Points:<p>The cost of feeding your family a cooked weekend …

Four reasons why being left-handed is great

Key Points:<p>Life as a left-hander is a complicated business. There's never a pair of lefty scissors lying around when you need one, writing with a pen …

Chris Philpott: It's too soon for a Rugby World Cup movie

<b>It's 20 years too soon to dramatise the 2011 Rugby World Cup, writes Chris Philpott.</b><p>I like the look of that cast announcement for <i>The Kick</i>, the …

Gas oven explodes at AUT, students injured

Two students at AUT's cooking school were being treated after the oven they were using exploded during class this morning.<p>St John paramedics treated …

Concerns over NZ universities failure to rank

More investment needs to go into the country's universities if they're to move higher up a list ranking the world's institutions, the head of …

Auckland property prices steady in Feb

Latest Auckland property sales figures from the region's biggest real estate company show that prices held steady last month but the number of …

Catriona MacLennan: Hand the top cop role to a woman

Has there never, in the history of New Zealand, been a woman or non-Pakeha person qualified to be Commissioner of Police?<p>Apparently not, if the …

C02-powered pest trap impresses officials

Officials have been impressed at new results of a C02-powered pest trap, which has matched 1080 poison in wiping out entire rat populations.<p>The …

Stag night 'layback' could cost bar manager

A stag night request has landed a Dunedin duty bar manager in trouble with police.<p>Craft Bar duty manager Michael Campbell, 22, was photographed …

Friends, family pay tribute to 'beautiful, fragile girl'

<b>Well-known faces join sisters at Sydney hotel memorial service for Charlotte Dawson</b><p>Charlotte Dawson got a red carpet send-off in Sydney yesterday as …

Superannuitants living in poverty underestimated

GreyPower is disappointed but not surprised that errors by Statistics New Zealand and Treasury saw the number of superannuitants living in poverty …

Nannies on march into Kiwi homes

<b>In-home childcare enjoying steady growth as subsidies cut cost and research points to benefits for tots.</b><p>Once a luxury for the rich and famous, having …