Eileen Goodwin

Dual roles for Butterfield

The Timaru-based chairman of the Southern District Health Board will also head a new-look hospital advisory committee, it has been confirmed.

Retirement marks end of era

Retirement marks end of era

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.

Aiming for the Globe

Aiming for the Globe

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 Farmers Market.

Claim ACC ignoring surgical costs

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 says.

Paua gathering stays with the people

Paua gathering stays with the people

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.

Stepping down but not out

Stepping down but not out

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.

Guest applies to return to law

Guest applies to return to law

Former district court judge Michael Guest has applied to practise law again.

Service declined: union

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.

Eminent surgeon to give graduation address

Eminent surgeon to give graduation address

Otago Medical School graduate Dr Murray Brennan (73) is ''reinventing'' himself after performing his last operation as a New York-based cancer surgeon.

Practitioners adamant $15m not owed

Practitioners adamant $15m not owed

The independent practitioner association at the centre of a multimillion-dollar dispute remains adamant it owes nothing to the Southern District Health Board.