As little as two alcoholic drinks a day elevates the risk of
breast cancer in women, new University of Otago research
A new way to fund projects in developing countries has
attracted New Zealand diplomat and former Dunedin woman
Amanda Ellis to a role on the board of an international
A shared religious service with members of the Methodist and
the Muslim faiths is being considered to dedicate a
specially-made cross to refugees.
The Salvation Army Family Store in South Dunedin has closed
due to a "competitive market'' among second-hand shops.
A mother and her two children escaped injury in a house fire
in Mosgiel last night by getting out quickly, Mosgiel fire
station officer Steve Turnbull said.
Dunedin Hospital's role as a teaching hospital must be
preserved in the $300 million hospital redevelopment,
University of Otago medicine department head Prof Rob Walker
Halfway Bush residents Gaynor Earl (86) and Phyl Beagley (85)
make unlikely activists but their petition to save a local
postbox just might be a success.
The Dunedin physio pool's future hangs in the balance because
of a ‘"quagmire of bureaucracy and butt-covering'', Dunedin
North MP David Clark says.
An 11-month gap in holding legally mandated public meetings
at Southern District Health Board was because the
commissioner's focus was on other matters, Health Minister
Jonathan Coleman's office says.
The cost of dealing with asbestos at Dunedin Hospital has
shot up to $2.3million. The figure was disclosed at a
Southern District Health Board committee meeting in Dunedin
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