Planning for the new Dunedin Hospital has hit its first major snag.
Debate on the size of the new Dunedin Hospital and the services it will offer reaches a decision point today, when planners will affirm or alter the project’s master site plan.
The Government has committed to funding for a new Dunedin hospital, but finding the people to build it is proving more difficult.
For most people the equivalent of climbing Mt Everest in 24 hours would not be a "training run", but 2019 Cargill Crusher winner Adam Keen has greater heights to scale.
The Southern District Health Board hopes to turn in a vastly improved financial result next year, so long as its government funding increases.
An unpleasant surprise awaited a Dunedin motorist today after a large tree branch fell on to their vehicle.
National really hasn’t had the best of luck with the release of its policy discussion documents: eight have been put out so far, and several times the news cycle the party hoped to dominate has...
Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming has fired back at senior doctors’ union head Ian Powell, saying some of Dr Powell’s statements in an opinion piece published in the...
A survey by Southern DHB senior medical staff and the hours worked has riled specialists, who believe the process is expensive, unnecessary, and designed to cut costs and claw back existing work conditions.
Winemaker Neal Ibbotson has just had to reprint the labels for St Clair vineyard’s "Dawn" sparkling wine, and he does not mind the inconvenience one bit.
More than 60 years after the last locally-made steam locomotive rolled out of Hillside workshop, a Christchurch firm wants to wind the clock back and return steam power to Dunedin’s railways.
A pair of Environmental Justice Otepoti members battled to get their protest against phosphate carrier Federal Crimson under way as the vessel neared Ravensbourne wharf yesterday.
All Southern District Health Board senior medical and dental officers have been warned to maintain ‘‘scrupulous adherence’’ to the boundaries between their private and public work.
Senior Southern DHB medical staff have ‘‘seething anger’’ over the conduct and performance of the organisation’s management - and their organisation is at ‘‘teetering point’’, a veteran health unionist says.
A third of urgent cases seen at the Lumsden maternal and child hub in the weeks after it opened involved mothers who needed nitrous oxide for pain relief, newly released emails show.
A plea from a Te Anau GP that the Southern District Health Board add a common pain relief drug to the medicines available at the Lumsden maternal and child hub will be considered.
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.