The Southern District Health Board is facing ''extreme
financial difficulties'', meaning tough decisions have to be
taken, departing chairman Joe Butterfield says.
Meals on wheels will be made in Auckland and trucked to
Dunedin and Invercargill under a proposal to outsource
hospital food services, the Compass Group confirmed
Plans to breathe new life into a historic Dunedin harbourside
building have been put on hold because of an Environment
Sugary drinks could be off the menu at Forsyth Barr Stadium,
with the Dunedin City Council investigating the possibility
of banning them at its venues and events.
Fears of University of Otago first-year student numbers
falling for the first time since 2011 appear to be realised,
with ''serious'' vacancies at Knox College and Salmond
A panel of high-profile New Zealanders charged with selecting
a shortlist of new flag designs will each pocket $640 a day.
Cool weather and the threat of rain did not stop more than
1500 people from marching on Dunedin's Octagon today as part
of nationwide protest action against the Trans-Pacific
Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
A Dunedin dog-lover is calling on other ''lazy'' owners to do
the right thing and clean up after their pets.
The MP pay rise backtracking is a start, but chief executive
pay should also be in the Government's sights, Dunedin South
Labour MP Clare Curran says.
It's every motorist's nightmare - stuck at a red light that
refuses to turn green.
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