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Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

The Dunedin City Council says it will seek answers to the issue of violence and disorder at a central city taxi stand.

Anger over protesters’ blockade of banks (+ video)

Anger over protesters’ blockade of banks (+ video)

Protesters have been slammed on social media for blocking an elderly woman from an ANZ branch in Dunedin yesterday.

Push to liven up 'dowdy' George St

Push to liven up 'dowdy' George St

A new group of central Dunedin retailers and building owners plans to drag the spotlight back to a George St shopping precinct it says is "very dowdy and tired and underinvested in''.

Dean says hospital food issue 'beat-up'

Dean says hospital food issue 'beat-up'

People do not go to hospital to eat, they go there to be treated, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said during a debate in Parliament about scrapping this year's election at the Southern District Health Board.

Listening one of new SDHB values

Listening one of new SDHB values

The Southern District Health Board's new set of ‘‘draft values'' espouses listening, kindness, having a positive attitude and working with the community.

Food protest: 'Stop the slop' (+ video)

Food protest: 'Stop the slop' (+ video)

About 300 people carrying signs with slogans including 'Stop the slop' staged a protest today about the quality of Dunedin Hospital food.

Cull to Curran: We are past appointing blame

Cull to Curran: We are past appointing blame

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has dismissed criticism from a local MP that councillors let themselves off the hook from taking responsibility for last June's flood.

No apology over mud-tanks - Cull

No apology over mud-tanks - Cull

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is refusing to apologise over the council's mud-tank failures as the South Dunedin Action Group calls for an infrastructure overhaul.

Patients aren’t angry - Coleman

Patients aren’t angry - Coleman

Dunedin Hospital patients were not angry about the quality of meals, Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman said in Parliament yesterday.

South Dunedin flood risk ‘an issue’

South Dunedin flood risk ‘an issue’

South Dunedin presents the "most troubling example'' of high groundwater levels in the country, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment  Jan Wright says.

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