The Dunedin City Council has apologised to the Robertson
family for including Robertson Park in Middlemarch on a list
of surplus land.
The Service and Food Workers' Union has warned the
cash-strapped Southern District Health Board could find
itself embroiled in costly legal action if it goes ahead with
food service outsourcing.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says he is looking to potential
benefits of the Compass Group hospital food outsourcing,
while maintaining some reservations about the controversial
Parochial concerns were put aside to develop the Otago
Southland regional land transport plan, Cr Trevor Kempton
told an extraordinary meeting of the Otago Regional Council
The Otago Regional Council will send the Remuneration
Authority a ''please explain'' letter querying a 5.2% pay
increase for councillors.
Publishing surgical league tables could be problematic in the
South, where people are older and more likely to have
surgical complications, Medical Council chairman Andrew
Private mail provider DX Mail agreed to date-stamp letters
and develop a complaints register in response to ongoing
complaints about its Southern District Health Board delivery
The man drafted in to help the Southern District Health Board
says he provided a new perspective on the organisation's
Dunedin North MP David Clark has admitted a ''dopey'' mistake
in a Labour mail-out survey about Dunedin health services.
An electronic food system worth $350,000 will be scrapped if
Dunedin Hospital's kitchen is outsourced.
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