Eileen Goodwin

Charger starts fire

Charger starts fire

A firefighter and onlookers stand outside a house fire in central Dunedin yesterday.

Old Leopard back rumbling around town

Old Leopard back rumbling around town

Proceeds from the Otago Heritage Bus Society's Easter service will be used to restore the society's latest acquisition to its original colours.

Role's focus on rebuild

The head of finance at Southern District Health Board is switching to a new position focused solely on the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.

New model for health centre

New model for health centre

A Ngai Tahu-run health centre planned for South Dunedin will deliver care in a different way, Te Runanga o Otakou chairwoman Donna Matahaere-Atariki says.

Plea goes out to searchers

Plea goes out to searchers

A huge community-led effort to find missing Alexandra woman Denise Potter has prompted a police warning to the public that the search needs to be co-ordinated.

Meeting sheds no light on deficit

Little more information was given at the Southern District Health Board meeting in Dunedin on Thursday about the board's dire financial position.

Report suggests further delay for hospital rebuild

Report suggests further delay for hospital rebuild

A report suggesting another delay for the rebuild of the clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital is just a ''pessimistic guess'', Southern District Health Board finance head Peter Beirne says.

Warning to stay alert over milk powder

Parents have been urged to remain vigilant for signs of tampering as the deadline for the 1080 milk powder blackmail scare passed yesterday.

Emphasis on healthier staff menus

Hospital staff could face smaller meal portions under changes proposed in a healthy food and drink policy at the Southern District Health Board.

Surgical suite waterproofed

Surgical suite waterproofed

Almost a year after parts of the surgical theatre suite were drenched, causing surgery delays, work to repair leaks in the clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital is all but finished.