The Timaru-based chairman of the Southern District Health
Board will also head a new-look hospital advisory committee,
it has been confirmed.
When he sold the last of his Jersey Benne potatoes on
Saturday, it was the end of an era for Otago Farmers Market
founding member Ray Goddard.
With his sights set on a ''once in a lifetime'' opportunity
to perform at Shakespeare's Globe theatre, in London, Matthew
Scadden spent a wet Saturday morning busking at the Otago
The public health system should be clawing back all of the
money it spends on surgery performed on patients whose claims
are later accepted by ACC, Dunedin ACC lawyer Peter Sara
People have won over money and greed in the decision to
abandon plans to increase commercial access to Otago and
Southland paua, lobby group spokesman Hamish Forrester says.
June Mills is leaving the Otago-Southland Cancer Society
today after 29 years working mainly in fundraising, but will
continue to be involved as a new board member.
Former district court judge Michael Guest has applied to
practise law again.
The quality of a Dunedin service supporting the most
vulnerable elderly people in their own homes deteriorated
after Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) was dumped as service
provider, a carers' union says.
Otago Medical School graduate Dr Murray Brennan (73) is
''reinventing'' himself after performing his last operation
as a New York-based cancer surgeon.
The independent practitioner association at the centre of a
multimillion-dollar dispute remains adamant it owes nothing
to the Southern District Health Board.
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