Another week, another southern MP steps down.
Despite the Covid-19 shutdown and winter weather, mental health facility Ashburn Clinic is confident its new inpatient wing will be open by December.
National’s crisis over the leak of Covid-19 patient details deepened yesterday when senior frontbench MP Michael Woodhouse admitted he was involved.
Southlanders say they will fight to the last breath to save more than 1000 jobs in danger of being lost after the owner of Tiwai Point aluminium smelter yesterday announced the plant would close.
The Government says it will support the Southland economy following today's news that Rio Tinto plans to close the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter next year.
People living in the current Clutha-Southland electorate will have their fourth MP in seven years after MP Hamish Walker’s political career came to a sudden and ignominious end yesterday.
Farmers whose properties are alongside the Waitaki River are irate they are being charged rates on land which has been washed away.
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker’s political future looks bleak, after he yesterday admitted sending the private details of Covid-19 patients to media outlets.
Melissa Vining yesterday confronted the Southern District Health Board, which she feels failed her husband and people like him, and urged it to do better for cancer patients.
Dunedin is the Southern District Health Board’s first choice should managed Covid-19 isolation facilities be set up in the South.
Clutha Southland MP Hamish Walker has outed himself as the person who sent the details of Covid-19 patients to news media outlets and has apologised.
An emotional Melissa Vining this morning confronted the Southern District Health Board and challenged it to improve its cancer care services.
The great laughing gas mystery is no laughing matter for the Southern District Health Board, which has still not uncovered why it uses so much nitrous oxide.
The southern region had the largest drop in cancer diagnoses nationwide during Covid-19 Alert Level 4 and 3, but regional hospitals are bracing for a surge in patients soon.
A new dedicated air conditioning system may be commissioned in an attempt to get the Southern District Health Board’s multimillion-dollar intensive care unit development fully open for patients.
The Southern District Health Board has no idea when the second stage of its multimillion-dollar intensive care unit development will be able to receive patients.
Fighting Covid-19 has cost the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board more than $7 million so far, on top of an estimated $6.85 million in lost revenue.
September's election looms as a debate over who has the best economic policies, underlined by Jacinda Ardern devoting her party congress speech to Labour’s Covid-19 recovery plans