A trust that aims to support patients with brain tumours and educate medical practitioners about how to spot the symptoms of the potentially fatal illness is about to launch in Dunedin.
The savings of dozens of people hang in the balance after the interim liquidation of two companies associated with a Dunedin financial adviser, the founder of an affected investors group says.
Retired Mosgiel pilot Tom Enright has come full circle and landed back at Taieri aerodrome. he Talks to Mike Houlahan about his autobiography and a life spent up in the sky.
Dunedin researcher Renee Hollis wants your family’s World War 2 stories, no matter how big or how small.
You could forgive Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean for thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence ... or at least the other side of the Alps.
The rate of reported flu-like diseases has sharply dropped nationally in the past week, but that trend has seemingly not reached the South.
Loving where you live has a close connection with your wellbeing, University of Otago researchers say.
If you think Otago Museum production and projects officer Garry Gibson looks cramped sitting in a replica diving chamber, spare a thought for movie director James Cameron.
Authorities are trying to establish whether all funds placed with under-investigation Dunedin financial adviser Barry Kloogh were properly passed on to a managed fund.
Three years ago, Chloe Swarbrick, then 22 and fired up after a dispiriting series of interviews with local body election candidates for Auckland radio station bFM's show The Wire, decided to stand...
Dunedin Wildlife Hospital's highest-profile patients are about to be discharged.
The decision to hire a new midwife for the Lumsden maternal and child hub shows the SDHB made a mistake when it downgraded its status as a primary birthing unit, Clutha Southland MP Hamish Walker says.
Changes to remove inequities in the national bowel cancer screening programme which discriminate against Maori could and should be removed immediately, a senior health researcher says.
Winter ailments have meant Dunedin Hospital's emergency department has been flat out in recent days, some patients reporting experiencing long waits before being seen.
The number 39 has significance for the Gilchrist family; father Alastair was that old when he received a heart transplant, and daughter Anna was the same age when her organs changed many lives.
The Dunedin Hospital project went international yesterday, with a meeting in Sydney for overseas-based construction firms and contractors which may want to be involved in the $1.4billion project.
An additional short-term on-call midwife will be hired to cover births in Lumsden, following a meeting aimed at quelling the war of words over maternity services in Northern Southland.
Politicians often say they want to know what voters are thinking. While the cynical may have their doubts, generally, that is actually the case.
New Zealanders may be given priority to be accepted for neurosurgery training to help address a chronic shortage of local neurosurgeons, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons says.
The Govt's impending reform of vocational education needed to support the Otago Polytechnic brand and allow for regional flexibility, Dunedin North MP David Clark has told the Otago Chamber of Commerce.