Eileen Goodwin

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.

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Up to 250 people have declared the Octagon a Trans Pacific Partnership-free zone at an ''action event'' in Dunedin this afternoon.

Zika case reported in Otago

Zika case reported in Otago

An Otago man is one of nine travellers who arrived in New Zealand from the South Pacific this month infected with the Zika virus.

'Absolutely yuck' meals upset elderly

'Absolutely yuck' meals upset elderly

There are fears for the viability of the meals on wheels delivery system in Dunedin after reports of recipients cancelling the meals, which are now trucked frozen from Auckland and Tauranga.

Ombudsman investigating withheld SDHB plans

Ombudsman Prof Ron Paterson is investigating a complaint against Southern District Health Board over its decision to withhold information about plans for southern healthcare.

Advancing stroke research

Advancing stroke research

University of Otago graduate Brad Sutherland, a research fellow at the University of Oxford, tells reporter Eileen Goodwin about the next step in his career.

$123,000 for SDHB staff terminations

$123,000 for SDHB staff terminations

The Southern District Health Board paid out more than $123,000 for employee terminations in the last financial year.

Mistakes 'part of fun', refugee volunteers told

Mistakes 'part of fun', refugee volunteers told

The odd cultural misunderstanding was inevitable - and would probably provide a few laughs - while helping refugees navigate everyday life and settle into Dunedin, prospective volunteers at a Red Cross information meeting were told last night.

Physio pool delayed

Physio pool delayed

Officials have admitted the big-ticket Dunedin Hospital redevelopment plan is a factor in the unexpected delay of the Dunedin physio pool upgrade.