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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    It comes as Canterbury DHB confirms Christchurch Hospital is sitting at 106 percent capacity, with many planned procedures being put off due to demand

    It comes as Canterbury DHB confirms Christchurch Hospital is sitting at 106 percent capacity, with many planned procedures being put off due to demand


    Some after hours medical clinics have been forced to close early due to staffing shortages, while - when they are open - wait times can be up to six hours.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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    International:
    Taiwan's foreign ministry thanks the United States for taking 'concrete actions' in the Taiwan Strait 4:28

    Auckland:
    One end of a street in Auckland's Point Chevalier has been submerged as water burst from the ground 21:49

    Politics:
    Schools across New Zealand are struggling to fill teacher positions in nearly every subject 18:59

    Rugby:
    The established midfielders in the Wellington Lions squad are happy to have a youngster providing competition for their starting spots 18:39

    Law and Order:
    Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize-winning author and fierce critic of religion with a bounty on his head 18:09

    Rugby:
    The Springboks are relishing the chance to unleash their World Cup winning loose forward trio to dish out further torment for the All Blacks 18:09

    Accident and Emergency:
    The pilot and passenger of a light aircraft have survived a plane crash in the Nelson Lakes region 17:39

    Politics:
    A new partnership has been agreed between by iwi and four maori health providers 17:29

    Rugby:
    Belief from the Springboks camp that Richie Mo'unga's inclusion at first five bolsters the All Blacks for tomorrow morning's second test 16:19


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