The parents of a Dunedin toddler who died on the way to
participating in research in the United States on his rare
metabolic disorder say they are proud they made the last
months of their son's short life special.
A proposal to offer free
dental care for "high needs" adults has upset some in the
health sector who warn against putting money into "rotten
teeth", Southern Primary Health Organisation chairman Dr
Conway Powell says.
A complaint about two Dunedin police officers by a Sawyers
Bay man convicted for assaulting a 14-year-old skateboarder
who collided with him has been rejected by the Independent
Police Conduct Authority (IPCA).
Permission for footpath barriers around the Dainty Dairy
building in Stuart St is temporary and they are not to be in
place indefinitely, Dunedin City Council resource consents
manager Alan Worthington says.
Garden preparation teacher Peta Hudson, of Otago Peninsula,
showed volunteers how to create a no-dig garden
using hay and cardboard at the North East Valley Community
Garden working bee on Saturday morning.