Despite what many people think, evidence of the ''badness''
of saturated fat is as strong as ever, University of Otago
nutrition authority Jim Mann says.
A reunion marking 46 years of a Taieri spinning and weaving
group was a chance to thank members who were no longer able
to attend, secretary Sarah Gamble said.
A ''huge weight'' has lifted from Carers' Society Otago in
the form of a six-month funding reprieve, but its long-term
future is uncertain.
The Southern District Health Board has moved swiftly to allay
fears of a downgrade of Dunedin Hospital after more than
10,000 people joined a social media campaign in just over
Information to back a claim of a significant cost saving from
the planned privatisation of southern hospital kitchens will
be released next week.
People tend to view the Treaty of Waitangi as a legal
document, but its original intent was political control and
colonisation, senior lecturer Dr Lachy Paterson said in a
talk in Dunedin yesterday.
Joe Butterfield's ''very definite leadership style'' had
helped Southern District Health Board face its
responsibilities, deputy chairman Tim Ward told a board
meeting in Invercargill yesterday.
The Southern District Health Board has clocked up a bigger
shortfall in six months of the financial year than its
budgeted deficit for the entire year.
Consulting on a plan for the future of health in the South
revealed many people did not know how to engage with the
Southern District Health Board, chief executive Carole Heatly
told a health committee yesterday.
Southern District Health Board chairman Joe Butterfield is to
be replaced in the role.
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