The ministry has not collected data from the medical checks, because that might "raise people's anxiety that we 'are looking for something".
Agrochemical company Corteva is considering closing its controversial Paritutu manufacturing plant in New Plymouth at the cost of 35 jobs.
They said they were demonstrating against the "chemical's destructive climate impact".
An oncologist is warning the promotion of alternative treatments can lead people to delay conventional therapy.
The councillor who initially proposed the ward however says it should not be for non-Māori to decide.
Kiwis Against Seabed Mining will fight the Supreme Court appeal every step of the way.
Andrew Little says it will be a much-needed boost to the economy.
The IPCA has been notified.
"One phone call. And they told us to ring back in a week which we did and no one would speak to us."