The Ministry of Health is not ruling out using Dunedin or Queenstown as sites for Covid-19 quarantine facilities.
New Zealand First list MP Mark Patterson will stand in the Taieri electorate in September’s general election.
Queenstown native Jon Mitchell has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for the Southland electorate in this year’s election.
The new Dunedin Hospital remains a two-building project despite both the Ministry of Health and the Southern District Health Board pushing for a single building, the Otago Daily Times can reveal.
Politicians are often likened to sharks, but on Wednesday the actual animals had their time in the spotlight in Parliament as Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie’s member’s Bill to permit shark cage diving...
Embattled health minister David Clark is standing his ground, dismissing calls for his resignation and saying he is "purely focused" on fixing problems with the Covid-19 quarantine system.
Excessive noise from the proposed demolition of the former Cadbury factory should be limited to short periods of a few days at a time, the Ministry of Health says.
Reports ships’ crews may have ventured into Dunedin are news to Port Otago.
A glimpse of what Dunedin’s new hospital might look like has been offered in documents supporting the Ministry of Health’s application to demolish the former Cadbury factory.
Preserving the Cadbury factory facades as part of the new Dunedin Hospital rebuild would cost between $32 and $74 million, newly released documents claim.
The law of unintended consequences is a given in most of life’s endeavours, but never more so than in politics.
Design tweaks have been made to the new Dunedin Hospital to avoid shadows falling across the gardens outside Dunedin Railway Station.
He has been building hospitals in the desert. Now Mike Barns is building one in Dunedin.
Wakari Hospital is one of the worst-designed mental health facilities in New Zealand, an audit has found.
A family grieving over the death of their baby girl in hospital suffered further distress when an unwitting Southern DHB staff member rang to ask for feedback on its care.
The heritage facades of the former Cadbury factory are a step closer to demolition after the Ministry of Health lodged consents for them to be levelled to make way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
It really is business as usual in Otago and Southland today.
Mary McLeod thought the biggest challenge of her 40s would be coping with a toddler.
A Dunedin mother whose son died soon after his usual epilepsy drug was replaced by a controversial alternative medication is disappointed by a new report into drug supply agency Pharmac’s decision...
The Cabinet today considers whether to drop New Zealand’s Covid-19 alert level status to 1, as a 16th day in a row with no new cases of the pandemic disease was recorded yesterday.