The PR campaign for this, the third biography of the New Zealand Prime Minister in recent months, did not get off to a great start — its subject effectively disowning it.
Complaints about the Southern DHB are generally handled well but there is room for improvement, particularly in patient privacy and keeping families informed, a report says.
Christchurch private hospital St George’s has successfully tendered to treat up to 200 Southern District Health Board breast and prostate cancer patients.
If you have ever ventured the opinion that our politicians are taking the piss, Parliament gave you ample opportunity to repeat that claim on Wednesday.
A small but successful team at Dunedin Hospital is using a kitchen and gymnasium, rather than drugs and scalpels, to get patients home faster.
Covid-19 has been an all-dominating distraction from international relations, but also shows how important New Zealand’s relationships with other countries are, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia...
Foreign policy is important at any time, but the 55th Otago Foreign Policy School this weekend takes place at a time more significant than most, organisers say.
The stars came out at daytime in Dunedin’s Octagon, as cans donated to Presbyterian Support Otago’s annual Octacan appeal were formed into a replica of the Matariki constellation.
A taxi has been seriously damaged after a collision with a bus in central Dunedin.
Every few years a new author comes along and fossicks through the Churchill family dirty linen to see what tawdry details remain. Josh Ireland's the latest historian on the conveyor belt, and has found scandal aplenty to fill Churchill & Son.
Wayne Fa’asega has a better reason than most to remember the day New Zealand went into Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown: it was the day he began chemotherapy for bowel cancer.
Late on Tuesday evening, just before the country got completely distracted by the rude reappearance of Covid-19 on its radar screen, Parliament took another step towards reimagining how the Reserve...
A Covid-19 scare in Wellington is a warning Dunedin is not exempt, a University of Otago academic says.
Southerners flocked to be tested for Covid-19 yesterday, after Wellington shifted to Alert Level 2 following a weekend visit by a Sydney man suspected of having the highly infectious Delta variant.
Southerners who were in Wellington last weekend and have since begun to feel ill with Covid-19 symptoms are being urged to arrange a test.
Few medical centres have a festive atmosphere, but Te Kaika, in Dunedin, does its business a bit differently to everyone else.
While other district health boards are facing crowded mental health wards and placing patients in rooms not designed for purpose, the Southern DHB is using fewer of its acute mental health beds.
Planners have released extra details of maternity services in the new Dunedin hospital, after midwives raised concerns about proposed bed numbers in the facility.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has emerged from political exile to claim credit for saving the "East Side" railway workshops in Dunedin.
Rugby referee Tim Wills is on the road to recovery after collapsing with heart failure near the end of a club game in Dunedin on Saturday.