Where in the world does it make sense that the Clutha district is not in the Clutha electorate, that a decent chunk of Dunedin’s southern suburbs are in Dunedin North, and that the deeply inland...
A Dunedin-instigated petition which aims to level the playing field when the courts consider legal issues relating to suicide is about to be presented to Parliament.
Under Robbie Burns’ benevolent gaze, Dunedin’s Scottish community gathered in the Octagon on Saturday to mark St Andrew’s Day.
It might not have been December yet, but that was no deterrent to hundreds of families who flocked to Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday to begin their festive season.
The Southern district is soon to have an elected health board once more. Four years after commissioner Kathy Grant was installed, along with deputy Richard Thomson, health reporter Mike Houlahan...
Official documents released this week show the Southern District Health Board should never have closed the Lumsden primary birthing clinic and the service ought to be restored, the trust...
Otago and Southland firearms owners acted in self-defence yesterday, several making submissions to a Parliamentary select committee considering gun control legislation.
Otago engineering firms have received a further half million dollars of Provincial Growth Fund support.
The Southern District Health Board’s (SDHB) waiting lists for radiation oncology treatment are growing again.
Money is available for the Southern District Health Board to ‘‘reflect the wishes of the community’’ regarding maternity services, Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter says.
Gore teenager Max Balloch has a busy life; studying for NCEA exams, working at his after-school job, and in his spare time co-ordinating an international effort to launch two satellites into space.
In December, when the long-awaited report on mental health and addiction services was released, its authors included within its 219 pages a plea to politicians not use the subject as a political...
Eight people's deaths while in the care of the Southern District Health Board are among 48 cases recorded in the organisation's latest adverse events report.
Much of the Clutha River will no longer be in the Clutha-Southland electorate under draft electorate boundary changes released.
The southern electoral map is likely to be completely redrawn following the release of draft electorate boundary changes.
Draft electorate boundary changes due to be announced today will result in major changes proposed for the Dunedin seats, the Otago Daily Times understands.