Eileen Goodwin

Trust grant brings new library closer

Trust grant brings new library closer

Proponents of a new library for Blueskin Bay say it is a step closer, with an $80,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust.

Fish and Game has great year

Fish and Game has great year

The Otago Fish and Game Council has posted an $87,772 surplus, making it the "cash cow" of its counterparts across the country, chairman Monty Wright told the annual meeting in Dunedin yesterday.

Broad Bay project back on table

A controversial shared waterfront development in Broad Bay seems to be back on the table, dismaying a project opponent.

Pacific disability research advocated

Pacific disability research advocated

Disability researchers should reach out to the Pacific, and not just concentrate on New Zealand, a visiting disability advocate told a conference in Dunedin yesterday.

Blue shift in the South Dunedin spectrum

There are decisive pockets of red among the blue, but Dunedin South is not the Labour stronghold it once was.

Dunedin may no longer be 'staunchly red' - Woodhouse

Dunedin may no longer be 'staunchly red' -  Woodhouse

Dunedin might have reached a "tipping point" where it could no longer be considered safe Labour, Dunedin North National candidate Michael Woodhouse says.

Tirikatene thrilled to win seat

Tirikatene thrilled to win seat

Winning Te Tai Tonga was a "bright spot" for Labour on a disappointing night, says its new MP, Rino Tirikatene.

Clark 'new Arnold Nordmeyer'

Clark 'new Arnold Nordmeyer'

New Dunedin North MP David Clark is expected to rise quickly through Labour's ranks as the party rebuilds.

Toddler in good spirits despite horror feet burns

Toddler in good spirits despite horror feet burns

Arrowtown toddler Olivia McRae's parents will not know for another fortnight if their 13-month-old daughter needs skin grafts for horrific burns to her feet.

Diet approach to IBD advocated

Diet approach to IBD advocated

Although it sounded "pie in the sky", the medical profession should consider intensive dietary supervision for countering inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rather than "hammering" people's immune systems with drugs, a visiting authority told a gastroenterology conference in Dunedin this week.