The phrase desperate and dateless had a new twist on Saturday
when Dunedin City Council candidates narrowly outnumbered
"speed dating"-style voters at an event devised to put voters
face-to-face with those who seek to represent them.
The Government would be "politically unwise" not to heed the
voices of the thousands of protesters who turned out in
Dunedin fighting to keep neurosurgery in the city, southern
clinical health leader Richard Bunton says.