Eileen Goodwin

More bite for dental school

More bite for dental school

The country's only dental school is a ''a bit shy'' about showing off its expertise, but that will change, its new British dean says.

Swears by fish oil as preventive health measure

Swears by fish oil as preventive health measure

The finding that most fish oil sold in New Zealand provides less benefit than promised is concerning, but will not put him off the ''rock star'' supplement, Arthritis New Zealand southern region educator Dave Cox says.

Heat blamed for eel deaths

Heat blamed for eel deaths

The hot dry summer has been blamed for the deaths of more than 10 eels on an East Taieri farm.

Timmy found near home

Timmy found near home

Timmy the runaway puppy was found yesterday by delighted Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei.

Salt study makes breakthrough

Salt study makes breakthrough

We have been told for years to limit our salt intake for the sake of our health.

$50m bill looms for Dunedin Hospital

$50m bill looms for Dunedin Hospital

Up to $50 million will be needed to keep the clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital going for another 10 years, according to an assessment by the Beca consultancy group.

Boutique farm for tourists backed

Boutique farm for tourists backed

A show farm with accommodation targeting ''high-end'' Chinese tourists should be approved, a Dunedin City Council planner has recommended.

Concern for missing puppy

Concern for missing puppy

Grave fears are held for Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei's lost puppy, Timmy, who has not been seen since he escaped from the Paws Inn kennel, in Blueskin Rd, Dunedin, last Saturday.

No start date for ICU work

No start date for ICU work

No start date has been fixed yet to refurbish Dunedin Hospital's intensive care unit, but the director of surgery says he is pressing for action.

Harbour scare as two sleep on yacht

Harbour scare as two sleep on yacht

Fear turned to relief yesterday when two Dunedin men emerged from a boat in Broad Bay on which they had spent the night.