A sick child who later died was sent home from Dunedin
Hospital's emergency department despite a nursing assessment
saying it might not be safe, a new report shows.
Labour Weekend retail sales in Dunedin were mixed, retailers
The Southern District Health Board drew more complaints about
its handling of Official Information Act requests than any
other health board in 2013-14, figures in the Office of the
Ombudsman's annual report show.
A claim Waitaki will lose 6% of its population by 2031 has
been disputed by Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher.
Time marches on but Marching Otago's 1960s-era heyday was
fondly recalled at the club's 70th anniversary in Dunedin at
A chef at Walter Peak High Country Farm was flown to
Southland Hospital yesterday with moderate burns caused by a
flare-up from a wood-fired barbecue.
Whether they condemn or sympathise with the poor, people care
about ''sick children'', the founding editor of the
University of Otago's child poverty monitor says.
Repairs continue on Dunedin Hospital's east face, on
Carers' Society Otago is to lose a substantial chunk of its
funding in a Ministry of Health shake-up.
A senior Dunedin medical figure has taken issue with new
health minister Dr Jonathan Coleman's ''condescending''
approach towards doctors at the Southern District Health
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