New air-conditioning machinery will be installed in a bid to get Dunedin Hospital’s multimillion-dollar new intensive care department fully functional.
The South Island remains at Covid-19 Alert Level 2 today, a precautionary measure due to Aucklanders now being able to travel again.
As a rule, Labour finance ministers do not receive the warmest of welcomes from employers’ associations.
We asked Otago Daily Times readers for your feedback at the start of our series on the End Of Life Choice referendum, and how you delivered.
If the public votes "Yes" in the End of Life Choice referendum, people seeking assistance to die will need somewhere to exercise that choice. A recent High Court decision has raised...
The Grinch has not stolen the Waitaki’s Christmas, after its district council yesterday agreed to spend $57,000 on three new artificial trees for the region.
The Waitaki District Council signed off on more than $6million in new water infrastructure projects yesterday.
"Significant conflict" at the Invercargill City Council has resulted in the Department of Internal Affairs seeking assurances it can govern effectively.
Claudine Johnstone, a former Port Chalmers woman whose breast cancer treatment became the subject of parliamentary debate, has died.
Otago Community Hospice has decided it will be a euthanasia-free service, should the public vote in favour of the End of Life Choice Act in the coming referendum.
The euthanasia debate has taken a long and winding path to become the End of Life Choice referendum. Mike Houlahan reviews how New Zealand got to this point, and how the law stands in other countries.
If the End of Life Choice Act comes into force after a "Yes" vote in the upcoming referendum, how will it work and who will oversee it? Mike Houlahan reports.
A small drop in the number of deaths by suicide is a good sign, Dunedin suicide prevention campaigner Corinda Taylor says.
Laboratory workers are poised to go on strike.
Dunedin North MP David Clark is far too magnanimous a man to indulge in schadenfreude, but the former Health Minister could be forgiven for cracking a wry smile after his successor's troubling week.
An innovative way of improving access to mental health support is about to be introduced in southern GP practices after a successful local trial.
The end of life choice referendum asks a seemingly simple yes or no question, but the issue is far more complex than that.
The Ministry of Health has bought all the land it needs to construct the main buildings that will make up the new Dunedin Hospital.
Planned strike action by primary care nurses is "truly disappointing", WellSouth primary health network says.
Work will start in February on upgrades necessary for Dunedin Hospital to bring a new linear accelerator into operation.