Health bosses are today refusing to budge after a baby was born roadside in an ambulance.
Southland mother who gave birth in car en route to hospital calls for better maternity services in the region
The announcement means the Lumsden facility will provide pre and post-natal care, but won’t be a birthing centre.
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Reflection of snowy mountains in Lake Hauroko in the Southern Scenic Route, New Zealand
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Homebound holidaymakers witnessed the blaze which was reported around 2:10pm today.
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The Southland town's maternity centre was downgraded to a “hub” because of low numbers.
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Chris Fleming made the statement after a Southland mother gave birth on a roadside near Lumsden.
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The animals have a combined value of $65,000.
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A recycling plant who employs dozens of workers with disabilities may have their contract revoked.
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The animals have a combined value of $65,000.
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The Canterbury town will take refugees under the Government's policy to increase the annual refugee quota to 1500.
Ashburton - a town with a lot to offer refugees as a newly-named settlement location
A file image of a courtroom.
Construction company fined over $500,000 after death of worker
Woman dies in quad bike crash on rural Southland property