Eileen Goodwin

Refugees will be set for school

Refugees will be set for school

Syrian refugee children will be equipped for school when they start their new lives in Dunedin.

Chairman of Clutha-Southland electorate resigns

Chairman of Clutha-Southland electorate resigns

The chairman of the Clutha-Southland electorate has resigned in the wake of the "employment issue" in National MP Todd Barclay's Gore office.

Challenging hip operation delay pays

Challenging hip operation delay pays

Complaining to a local MP and the Southern District Health Board commissioner appears to have paid off for Dunedin man Russell Lippert, but he is worried about other patients whose orthopaedic surgery has been postponed.

Little being said about MP’s staff resigning

Little being said about MP’s staff resigning

Two electorate secretaries have resigned from Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay's southern electorate offices.

Man who claims mind control of Parkinson’s to give talks

Man who claims mind control of Parkinson’s to give talks

A man who defies conventional medical thinking on Parkinson's is visiting Dunedin next week.

Withheld report gives few specifics

Withheld report gives few specifics

A financial consultant's report the Southern District Health Board released by order of the Office of the Ombudsman reflects the "starting point for the journey'' of the embattled board, chief executive Carole Heatly said yesterday.

Pool upgrade still in limbo

The Dunedin physio pool upgrade is still in limbo and the Southern District Health Board is tight-lipped about the delayed project.

Planning for work environment shift

Planning for work environment shift

The Labour Party is trying to redefine itself through a future of work policy aimed at the effects of automation and its impact on work security. On a visit to Dunedin, finance spokesman Grant Robertson spoke to political reporter Eileen Goodwin about the project he is spearheading.

Friend fundraising for cancer fight

Friend fundraising for cancer fight

Lisa Dobson and Delwyn Short's friendship began when the pair were undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Competition piping hot in Octagon

Competition piping hot in Octagon

It is hoped the venerable City of Dunedin Pipe Band will ‘‘make a comeback'' after fielding no entries in the weekend's Otago-Southland regional pipe band contest.