DCC planners have recommended consent for the demolition of the former Cadbury factory be granted, as the public benefit of the new hospital to be built on the site outweighs the historic value of the buildings.
Medsafe's medicines classification committee will today consider coronial recommendations about the sale of paracetamol made after the inquest into the death of a Dunedin student.
Respected Dunedin political journalist Neale McMillan has died, aged 83.
Next year Dunedin’s neurosurgery service may finally have a full team of three doctors on staff, for the first time since it was established 10 years ago.
Tuesday's report in the Otago Daily Times that Act New Zealand was considering setting up a southern base following its record party vote return in the 2020 election was, predictably, greeted with...
Type 1 diabetics are being urged to continue using their prescribed insulin, despite the discovery of a batch of the medication which is causing blood sugar levels to spike alarmingly.
Influenza all but vanished from the health landscape this year, one Dunedin GP doubting she saw more than two possible cases of the disease.
About five people a day arrive at Dunedin Hospital because they have drunk too much - one of whom will likely be in immediate or imminent danger of death.
Act New Zealand is considering setting up a southern base to capitalise on its election night gains in Otago and Southland.
Dressed in their finest and having had their photos taken and received a guided tour, the Labour Party class of 2020 has arrived at Parliament.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern undeniably won the 2020 election for Labour, but equally as undeniably National’s erratic behaviour and disunity meant it lost the 2020 election.
The new seat of Taieri was expected to be a close contest, but the Labour landslide propelled its candidate, Ingrid Leary, to a dominant win.
Former Cabinet minister David Clark says his time on the sidelines is over, and his victory in Dunedin on Saturday has him eager to get back to work.
A political career which began as being the rear end of a pantomime cow in a student protest has now got Dunedin lawyer Rachel Brooking elected to Parliament.
Rino Tirikatene made a comfortable return to Parliament in the Te Tai Tonga electorate, but said the Maori Party made the election a contest and would continue to keep Labour honest.
The South Island is now the red island, after Labour hurtled to a remarkable party vote clean sweep south of Cook Strait as part of its record-breaking election victory on Saturday.
The campaigning is over, the signs are down — all that remains of the 2020 election is election day itself.
An otherwise lacklustre final leaders’ debate last night erupted into acrimony over tax policy when Labour leader Jacinda Ardern said National rival Judith Collins was calling her a liar.
SOUTHERN SAY: Tonight TVNZ hosts the final leader’s debate between Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins - a contest of wits in which the participants will have very different agendas.
Judith Collins had one publicly expressed mission on her Dunedin visit this week - to win Taieri for National.