A high-tech scanning tool much-used in Britain gave Dunedin
heritage experts a new perspective on Cargill's Castle
Two Qantas flights at Queenstown Airport were cancelled
yesterday as the airline grounded planes, preventing
plane-loads of passengers from flying.
Does South Dunedin lack entrepreneurship?
The Government plans to extend free health care for children
aged under 6 to after-hours services, costing about $7
million a year.
An industrial dispute involving community care workers is to
enter mediation early next month while union members drop
bans on paperwork and sleepovers.
The Southern District
Health Board will audit its use of electroconvulsive therapy
(ECT) to reassure people the controversial treatment is being
Locking out union members for taking part in a paperwork ban
is "scare tactics" against low-wage workers who cannot afford
not to be paid, Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU) Otago
organiser Ann Galloway says.
The head of funding at the Southern District Health Board has
welcomed possible changes to how mental health is funded,
while a Dunedin advocate warns the new direction appears to
"Concerning" rates of GP turnover and burnout in rural areas
will be addressed in a review of after-hours care, Southern
Primary Health Organisation chief executive Ian Macara says.
The Chalmers Community Board wants to know more about plans
to change the status of the Port Chalmers police station.
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