Eileen Goodwin

Two HR managers lost to board

Two HR managers lost to board

The loss of two highly regarded human resources managers at the Southern District Health Board has left staff and unions reeling.

Health sector set for data-sharing

A computer system GPs have been "calling out for'' is finally on its way, a sector leader says.

Contract release delayed

The release of the Compass Group's contract with Southern District Health Board has been delayed a second time.

Mosgiel state homes for sale

Mosgiel state homes for sale

Housing New Zealand is selling 30 state houses in Mosgiel because of "low ongoing demand'' for them.

Outsource-free food suits Radius

Outsource-free food suits Radius

A Dunedin chef designs and oversees the menus in all of Radius Care's 22 facilities after the aged care provider was burned by a bad outsourcing experience.

Pact gagged about housing details

Pact gagged about housing details

Pact Group has been gagged from speaking openly about the Invercargill state house sell-off, but says more than one bank had been happy to finance the deal.

No going out for a smoke at this eatery

No going out for a smoke at this eatery

Copper head chef Scotty Low (left) received a Smokefree Otago Award from Heart Foundation heart health advocate Jo Arthur (centre) and Cancer Society health promotion officer Penelope Scott yesterday to recognise the Dunedin eatery's smoke-free outdoor area.

Weather for ducks, and fish

Weather for ducks, and fish

Warmer weather in recent months means the salmon smolt released to Otago Harbour at the weekend are in especially good condition, Salmon Anglers Otago Association committee member Wayne Olsen says.

Sth Island contestants stack up like pros (+ video)

Sth Island contestants stack up like pros (+ video)

A rainy Saturday provided the perfect weather for the inaugural South Island sport stacking tournament held in Dunedin at the weekend, as it was good to be indoors.

Union says caregivers left in limbo by Budget

A union is disappointed the Budget did not provide a settlement of the long-running equal pay case in aged care - or any indication of the Government's intentions.