Eileen Goodwin

HNZ finds 2% of tenants ineligible

HNZ finds 2% of tenants ineligible

At least 2% of Housing New Zealand tenants are not eligible to live in a state house and will be moved into the private market.

New menus for hospital patients

New menus for hospital patients

Patients at Dunedin Hospital and Wakari Hospital switched to a new menu yesterday in the next step of a controversial outsourcing deal.

Refugees: City’s positives outweighed risks

Refugees: City’s positives outweighed risks

Officials fretted about Dunedin's "substandard'' housing and a shortage of entry-level jobs before choosing the city as a refugee resettlement location, papers released under the Official Information Act show.

No word on using lifts

No word on using lifts

The Southern District Health Board cannot say when these Dunedin Hospital lifts, closed in October because of the asbestos scare, will reopen.

Workers stand to lose, Dunedin protest told (+ video)

Workers stand to lose, Dunedin protest told (+ video)

A protest outside the office of the city's only National MP made its presence felt in central Dunedin yesterday as trade ministers from around the world gathered in Auckland to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.

44 cancel Meals on Wheels

44 cancel Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels cancellations are four times higher than the Southern District Health Board has previously disclosed.

More meals on wheels cancellations

More meals on wheels cancellations

The number of cancellations of meals on wheels is four times as high as the Southern District Health Board has previously acknowledged.

Meals outcry prompts meeting (+ video)

Meals outcry prompts meeting (+ video)

An outcry over the quality of the frozen meals being trucked from the North Island has prompted a special meeting in Dunedin today between Southern District Health Board and senior Compass Group staff.

Better meals under Nazis: 87-year-old

Better meals under Nazis: 87-year-old

A Dunedin woman says she had better food growing up in a Nazi-occupied country than the ‘‘disgusting'' meals on wheels trucked from Auckland and Tauranga.

TPP opponents joined in battle

TPP opponents joined in battle

Labour's newly-minted opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement found favour at an anti-TPP event in the Octagon on Saturday.