A massive section of Dunedin's former Cadbury building was ripped down in one fell swoop and contractors captured it on video.
Dunedin Hospital Rebuild
A piece of Dunedin history has started to disappear from the city landscape, as demolition continues on the former Cadbury factory.
The new Dunedin Hospital will still be a two-building development, but the buildings’ size will likely be much smaller than originally planned.
People laid off in the economic downturn resulting from the Covid-19 impacts could have a future in helping build Dunedin’s new hospital.
A web of scaffolding around the old Cadbury warehouse site in Dunedin continued to grow yesterday, in anticipation of the building’s demolition.
Commissioning of the second stage of Dunedin Hospital’s $14.8 million intensive care unit, due this month, has been shelved, possibly until the end of the year.
Two inner-city blocks are poised to become 55,000 tonnes of debris, when demolition work begins next week for the new Dunedin Hospital.
Already there are indications Dunedin's new hospital is on course to be over budget and behind schedule.
The demolition of the former Cadbury building in Dunedin - believed to be the biggest ground demolition contract to have been let in NZ - is due to begin next week.
Demolition work will begin next month on one of the two central Dunedin blocks that will form the city's new hospital.
The new Dunedin Hospital will have a primary birthing unit alongside its maternity ward, the Southern District Health Board has confirmed.
Health officials are awaiting confirmation of a $20 million capital injection for the Southern DHB to ensure deteriorating Dunedin Hospital buildings are functional until they’re replaced.
A new Dunedin hospital being built makes this the perfect time for the Southern District Health Board to institute a disability strategy, the Disabled Persons Assembly says.
The demolition contractor for the new Dunedin Hospital site was announced yesterday as the Ministry of Health also confirmed it had acquired almost all the land needed for the $1.4billion project.
Stage two of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital’s critical care unit appears to be progressing with few of the dramas of stage one.
New Zealand’s largest architectural firm, Warren and Mahoney, is to design the new Dunedin Hospital, assisted by American and Dunedin firms.