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.
The Southern District Health Board's new set of ‘‘draft
values'' espouses listening, kindness, having a positive
attitude and working with the community.
About 300 people carrying signs with slogans including 'Stop
the slop' staged a protest today about the quality of Dunedin
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.
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.
Dunedin Hospital patients were not angry about the quality of
meals, Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman said in Parliament
South Dunedin presents the "most
troubling example'' of high groundwater levels in the
country, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
Jan Wright says.
Ethical investment has come with a price tag of more than
$380,000 for Dunedin's Waipori Fund.
A Dunedin man is incensed after finding his vehicle ticketed
again for parking infringements outside his Caversham home.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman tried to draw a line under
the Dunedin Hospital food controversy by sampling the meals
at a hastily arranged luncheon yesterday.
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