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November Newsletter 2019

November brought with it two damning reports released on the Lumsden Maternity Centre downgrade and the four emergency births. Although the Southern District Health Board made the terms of the...


Third medical school will support Southland’s rural health needs

A third medical school focused on rural needs proposed by National will make a huge difference to struggling communities in the south, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says. “I have medical...


Backdown on centralising BOTs shows locals know best

The back down of centralising Board of Trustees and having education hubs proves locals know best, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says. “The back down by this Government of having education...


Review reveals multiple failings in LMC downgrade

Two reviews released this week related to the Lumsden Maternity Centre downgrade have not looked at the main issue - reinstating full services at the Lumsden Maternity Centre, Clutha-Southland MP...


MP welcomes better cell coverage for regions

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has welcomed today’s announcement of more 4G services in Southland and Otago. New cell towers are now live in Limehills, Dipton, Wyndham East and Heddon Bush...