Many people believe drunk drivers have a lower chance of being stopped by police when they drive on rural back roads.
In this digital age people want to interact on all manner of digital devices on a myriad of social media platforms all the time.
Fonterra says its Te Awamutu site has become the first in the world to be awarded the Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation.
All rural public hospitals and integrated family health centres now have access to high speed broadband, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Communications Minister Amy Adams.
China will soon have 200 million people with chronic illnesses and it will demand food with health benefits, said Paul McDonald, pro vice-chancellor at Massey College of Health.
The development of 10 to 20 more popular health-orientated products such as Fonterra's Anlene would make New Zealand a rich country again, a 'New New Zealand Forum' in Auckland heard this month.
NZLocums, A recruitment division of the NZ Rural General Practice Network, has placed its first nurse practitioner in a permanent role in a New Zealand rural general practice.