As far as tourist hotspots go, Dunedin Hospital's emergency
department is not one of the most popular, but for about 85
cruise ship passengers in the past two years, it has been a
An Otago regional councillor has filed a notice of motion to
the Otago Regional Council encouraging it to support Anadarko
Petroleum Corporation and Shell New Zealand's deep-sea oil
drilling explorations off the coast of Otago.
A Dunedin careers adviser is encouraging secondary school
pupils to visit a new career-finding website before school
starts this year in a bid to reduce the number of pupils
scratching heads over career options when they leave school.
Thirthy-nine Gough Group employees working at Macraes gold
mine are to be laid off next Friday and more job losses could
follow at other contracting firms around the region as a
result of cost-cutting measures by Oceana Gold.