Eileen Goodwin

State house sale process limbo

State house sale process limbo

The Government is no further ahead in deciding the fate of Invercargill's state housing stock than when the sales process collapsed in May.

Victims’ stories crucial for commission

Victims’ stories crucial for commission

Listening to victims of family violence formed an "integral'' part of the recommendations of a recent royal commission in Australia, its chairwoman Marcia Neave told an audience in Dunedin.

Ructions over rental fitness scheme

Ructions over rental fitness scheme The University of Otago and the Dunedin City Council are at odds over whether a warrant of fitness scheme for rental houses can be made mandatory.

Heatly resigns from health board (+ video)

Heatly resigns from health board (+ video) Chief executive Carole Heatly will leave the Southern DHB at the end of next month, and there is a call for an acting CEO to be brought in from outside the embattled organisation pending a permanent appointment.

Comment: Hospital CEO raised ire of public

Comment: Hospital CEO raised ire of public

When Carole Heatly was appointed, it was hoped the newcomer's lack of loyalty would lead to "blood on the carpet'', in the memorable words of a well-placed source.

Heatly resigns as health board boss

Heatly resigns as health board boss

Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly has resigned from the embattled organisation.

Medical questions confront

Medical questions confront

The Dunedin medical establishment has been challenged in a new report which takes aim at a claimed use of public sector resources for research and private work.

Remembering Otago soldiers dead 100 years

Remembering Otago soldiers dead 100 years

Just six soldiers escaped injury out of more than 200 Otago Regiment soldiers who took part in a diversionary raid on German positions 100 years ago this week at the Battle of the Somme.

IT curriculum move defended

IT curriculum move defended

Education Minister Hekia Parata has defended a school digital learning plan to industry leaders who say it will disadvantage students who want to pursue an IT career.

Youth missing out on mental health support

Youth missing out on mental health support

Young people are missing out on mental health services in parts of the South, particularly rural areas, a Southern District Health Board review has found.