Eileen Goodwin

Doctor up against former tobacco company man

Doctor up against former tobacco company man

The Otago Daily Times is profiling electorates in the lead-up to the general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin looks at Clutha-Southland.

Rural lines redrawn over Labour bastion

Rural lines redrawn over Labour bastion

The Otago Daily Times is profiling electorates in the lead-up to the general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin looks at Dunedin North.

Rentals Wof will benefit tenants – Turei

Rentals Wof will benefit tenants – Turei

The Green Party's warrant of fitness scheme for rental houses will discourage unprofessional landlords from being in the market, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says.

Frankenstein monster conjured up

Frankenstein monster conjured up

A possible Labour-led Government was characterised as a ''Frankenstein'' monster in a colourful campaign launch speech by Act New Zealand leader Jamie Whyte in Auckland yesterday.

Disenchantment prevails

Disenchantment prevails

''Not busy, but it's not dead yet,'' is Forget Me Not coffee bar owner Bruce Tritt's take on the health of South Dunedin's retail centre.

This might hurt a little bit: policy check-up

This might hurt a little bit: policy check-up

Health reporter Eileen Goodwin looks at some of the health promises in this election, and issues facing the sector.

First early election votes cast

First early election votes cast

The polling booth at the University of Otago was buzzing yesterday on the first day of voting for the 2014 general election.

Beyer lashes Dotcom

Beyer lashes Dotcom

Te Tai Tonga Mana Movement candidate Georgina Beyer says she ''absconded'' from the Internet Mana roadshow last month, having formed negative views of party backer Kim Dotcom after getting to know him on the road.

Cunliffe let Key off hook: Greens

Cunliffe let Key off hook: Greens

Labour leader David Cunliffe is not holding Prime Minister John Key to account for turning New Zealand into a ''wealth generating machine for the wealthiest'', Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says.

Clean shave in aid of Daffodil Day

Clean shave in aid of Daffodil Day

It could have been a hair-raising experience, but blind man Simon Fogarty's colleagues were in safe hands yesterday.