A bid to set up a rival primary health organisation (PHO) in
the South has failed.
Dunedin woman Jan Burch, of the NumberWorks'n Words tutoring
service, was inspired to shave off her hair when one of her
trainee tutors, Frances Barnett, did so for charity.
Mediaworks is staying tight-lipped about its plans for Radio
Dunedin, refusing to discuss possible job losses and content
Life is getting back to normal at Montecillo Veterans Home
and Hospital, in Dunedin, after a lightning strike threw
numerous systems out just over a week ago.
Six technicians at Invermay near Mosgiel are among 83
AgResearch staff who may lose their jobs under a
restructuring announced yesterday.
New techniques in radiocarbon and DNA analysis have made the
field of archaeological dating a fast-moving one in which
discoveries sometimes destroy long-held assumptions, Tom
Higham told a packed talk in Dunedin last night.
The Government says it still supports AgResearch's plan to
shift science staff from Invermay to Lincoln, despite the
wide uncertainty now besetting the crown research institute.
Some staff at New World Centre City in Dunedin are suffering
''hardship'' after their hours were cut with no consultation,
First Union organiser Shirley Walthew says.
A potential conflict of interest means the decision over
whether to allow a breakaway primary health organisation to
form will not be made by the Southern District Health Board.
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