Residents in Allanton and Momona can now access faster
internet speeds thanks to the rural broadband initiative.
Privatising southern hospital kitchens will cost hundreds of
thousands of dollars before any ''savings'' can be realised,
a new document reveals.
Joshua Perry is setting his sights high in his new role as
marketing co-ordinator of Stopping Violence Dunedin.
The Southern District Health Board may be ''blindly
following'' now-discarded overseas trends of centralising
specialist services, the Dunedin School of Medicine (DSM) has
New Zealand Post is unable to say how many postal workers in
Dunedin are likely to lose their jobs once the mail delivery
service is cut.
The new head of mental health at the Southern District Health
Board says he has always felt at home in Dunedin, as it
reminds him of his home state in the United States.
The potential risks of medical consultations provided to
rural patients using technology links should be spelled out
and discussed with the public, Medical Council chairman
Andrew Connolly says.
Despite what many people think, evidence of the ''badness''
of saturated fat is as strong as ever, University of Otago
nutrition authority Jim Mann says.
A reunion marking 46 years of a Taieri spinning and weaving
group was a chance to thank members who were no longer able
to attend, secretary Sarah Gamble said.
A ''huge weight'' has lifted from Carers' Society Otago in
the form of a six-month funding reprieve, but its long-term
future is uncertain.
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