A ''highly sensitive'' proposal to open up what are thought
to be unmarked graves in historic Central Otago cemeteries
and analyse the contents should be rejected to avoid
upsetting families, a district council staff member says.
Short-term savings and sacrifices made by staff enabled the
company which runs Dunstan Hospital at Clyde to agree to a 2%
or ($200,000) cut in the hospital's budget for the coming
year, the company said.