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Amazing age-defying effects of alcohol

Recently, while on beat in town, I made a discovery of truly scientific significance. The breakthrough was made while arguing with a drunk man who'd...

Officer’s ode to a patrol car

There it was in a one-line email – Take your patrol car in and get it replaced with a new one An instruction devoid of...

Seeking help should not be seen as weak

Long after attending the suicide of a young lady, I saw her mother in a local supermarket aisle. Upon recognising me, a look of horror came...

Flexibility class good base for fitness

Living active with Amanda Dyer Good muscle flexibility helps reduce pain, prevent injury, aids balance and assists us to cope with the rigours of life. With...

OPINION: Labour focused on health, education

Last week, Labour announced an alternative budget. As Dunedin North MP and Labour's spokesman for health, I'm extremely proud of what it will achieve. It puts...

Hospital, housing, jobs on minds of Dunedinites

It won't be a surprise that the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital, the lack of affordable housing and the loss of local jobs are topping...

REVIEW: Hilarious and imaginative ‘Twelfth Night’

Fortune Theatre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Saturday, July 1, 2017 The endless adaptability of Shakespeare's works underpins the Fortune Theatre's delightfully bonkers production of Twelfth...

Opinion: Happy Maori New Year

Today, if you wake up sometime before dawn, remember this column and take a look outside your bedroom window. If the sky is clear, face...

OPINION: Underfunding of health now critical

The Government's underfunding of health has dominated local headlines in the past week or two. Our hospital desperately requires a rebuild, but continued delays have...

Opinion: Much in Budget for Dunedin

One of my earliest political memories is listening to the radio as budgets were being read, with parents eager to hear if taxes would...
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