Mark Williams had a "close call" with a stomach ulcer that put him in the Hawke's Bay Hospital earlier this year. So he thought it'd be great to light it up for sick kids at Christmas.
Boris Johnson's Conservative party has won a landslide victory in the UK's general election.
It hasn't been a good outcome for the Labour Party, which has… Video, Audio
Christmas can be a hard time for many families - even harder when you've got a sick child in hospital.
But those in the children's ward at Hawke's Bay Hospital… Video, Audio
The governing Conservative Party is on course for a decisive win in the UK general election.
The Conservatives have taken a string of former Labour strongholds… Audio
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It hasn't been a good outcome for the Labour Party, which has suffered a huge defeat in seats it has… Video, Audio
But those in the children's ward at Hawke's Bay Hospital have been given something to smile… Video, Audio
The Conservatives have taken a string of former Labour strongholds as counting continues.
Exit polls… Audio
Many of the severely injured people from Whakaari White Island remain in burns units around New Zealand and will face months of treatment.
Dr Peter Watson is the Chief Medical Officer of Counties… Video, Audio
Harvey Weinstein manipulating courts to avoid admitting any wrongdoing over sex abuse allegations from dozens of women. Audio
Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker talks about the measles epidemic in Samoa originating in New Zealand. Audio
Government employees can now get up to 50 percent off electric bikes.
Public health officials are warning passengers on two Air New Zealand flights or people who passed through Auckland and Wellington airports a week ago to check they are immunised against measles.
UK correspondent Olly Barratt has the latest on the election results there. Audio
Measles has killed 72 people in Samoa since October. New Zealand has just been confirmed as the likely source of the epidemic in the Pacific nation.
Media commentator Myles Thomas looks at the motives behind Winston Peters meddling with the media landscape. Audio
Professor Warren Brookbanks talks about why the alcohol and drug treatments court trials have worked and worth making permanent. Audio
A nationwide bread shortage is over after striking workers reached a settlement with George Weston Foods - the maker of Tip Tip branded bread products.
Three Otago institutions are teaming up to improve the future of rural health care.
Each week at this time we bring you stories from New Zealanders who were forced to leave their homelands and have resettled here. This week, Afternoons speaks to Millad Rashidi from Afghanistan. Audio
UK reporter Christian Smith discusses early results and possible outcomes in what is being called the most important Election in the UK for a generation. Audio
The transport agency is aiming to have State Highway 6, south of Hokitika to Makarora, open in time for Christmas. Video
The government is being urged to cede power to Māori so they can find their own solutions to improve the criminal justice system.
Fuel company Z Energy has cut its earnings forecast for the year by 10 percent because of tougher competition and falling margins, and is forecasting a big cut in dividends.
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