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.
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.