Eileen Goodwin

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.

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.

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.

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.

Goff has message of hope for Hillside

Goff has message of hope for Hillside

Labour leader Phil Goff was in heartland territory yesterday as he visited the Hillside Engineering workshops in South Dunedin.

A Maori Party, Labour battleground

The Otago Daily Times is profiling the region's electorates, the candidates, and the issues in the lead-up to this month's general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin takes a look at Te Tai Tonga.

Retiring Dunedin paediatrician scolds media

Retiring Dunedin paediatrician scolds media

Retiring Dunedin Hospital paediatrician Dr John Clarkson has taken a swipe at the media for giving "equal weight" to immunisation sceptics.

Billboard complainant denies claim

Billboard complainant denies claim

The driver who complained about National Party hoarding carriers has taken issue with claims she was politically motivated.

Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

The last working Sister of Mercy at Mercy Hospital has retired from nursing.