Dunedin Central , Dunedin

8 hours ago

Otago Regional Council hits ratepayers with proposed 9 per cent rates rise

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

The Otago Regional Council is signalling a 9.1 per cent average rates increase, citing climate change as one of the main reasons.

Council chair Marian Hobbs said the province was experiencing the affects of climate change and the council's work to adapt – as well as deal with natural … View more
The Otago Regional Council is signalling a 9.1 per cent average rates increase, citing climate change as one of the main reasons.

Council chair Marian Hobbs said the province was experiencing the affects of climate change and the council's work to adapt – as well as deal with natural hazards, flood protection and river management – was "more important than ever".

People will be able to submit feedback on the council's 2020-21 annual plan between March 26 and April 24, with hearings to be held from May 21 to 26.

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9 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

If you would like to leave a review on Google, please click the link below

Click Here to review > g.page...

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10 hours ago

What would you do with $50 million?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.

To read more, click here.

What would you do with $50 million?

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1 day ago

Maths Problem

NumberWorks'nWords Dunedin

Can your 10 year old do this problem?

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1 day ago

Join our new Otago Parenting Group...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi neighbours! Join our new Otago Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians. Use the Group to organise coffee catch ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances to win great … View moreHi neighbours! Join our new Otago Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians. Use the Group to organise coffee catch ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances to win great prizes) Join now

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2 days ago

Dunedin's former Cadbury site to be demolished in March

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Dunedin's old Cadbury factory was officially blessed on Tuesday afternoon prior to its demolition to make way for the city's new hospital.

Health Minister Dr David Clark, who is also the Dunedin North MP, says he is "chuffed" to mark the start of the construction stage.

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Dunedin's old Cadbury factory was officially blessed on Tuesday afternoon prior to its demolition to make way for the city's new hospital.

Health Minister Dr David Clark, who is also the Dunedin North MP, says he is "chuffed" to mark the start of the construction stage.

Christchurch-based Ceres New Zealand LLC is set to begin demolishing the old factory in March.

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2 days ago

The South Island Journey presented by The Press

The Team from Readers Tours

Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous … View more
Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous landscapes. Travel via train, coach and ferry over this diverse 14-day itinerary.

8 - 21 OCTOBER 2020

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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3 days ago

We'd love your help at the Dunedin House & Garden Tour!

The Team from Breast Cancer Foundation NZ - Dunedin

We are looking for more lovely volunteers willing to help for a day at the NZ House & Garden Tour in Dunedin on Friday 20th or Saturday 21st of March, in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

Volunteers will help with greeting the flow of people, car parking, security and the central hub.

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We are looking for more lovely volunteers willing to help for a day at the NZ House & Garden Tour in Dunedin on Friday 20th or Saturday 21st of March, in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

Volunteers will help with greeting the flow of people, car parking, security and the central hub.

As a thank-you for your time and assistance, you will be provided with a free ticket to the other tour day for the chance to see the exquisite homes and gardens. So, it’s such a great opportunity to check out eight beautiful homes around Dunedin.

Interested? Phone us on 0508 105 105 or email volunteer@bcf.org.nz

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3 days ago

One person dead in Dunedin house fire

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

One person has died after an early morning house fire in Dunedin.

The fire happened at a single-storey house on Challis St at 2.53am on Monday, a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said.

Our thoughts are with the deceased person's friends and family.

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3 days ago

Get 50% Off Windscreen Cleaning Fluid!*

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Dunedin Cumberland Street

Are your wiper blades streaking, squeaking or skipping? Tridon Wiper Blades are now available at Beaurepaires!

For a limited time, Beaurepaires Club Members get 50% off windscreen cleaning fluid with every wiper blade purchased!

Not in the Beaurepaires Club yet? No problem, join today at … View more
Are your wiper blades streaking, squeaking or skipping? Tridon Wiper Blades are now available at Beaurepaires!

For a limited time, Beaurepaires Club Members get 50% off windscreen cleaning fluid with every wiper blade purchased!

Not in the Beaurepaires Club yet? No problem, join today at beaurepaires.co.nz/beaurepaires-club and collect this great deal!

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4 days ago

Local Business Hero competition closing soon

Prospa

If you haven’t nominated your favourite local business for the Prospa Local Business Hero awards – you’d better get a move on.

The nominations closes on Thursday 5 March 2020 – and the competition is hot across the country. Don’t forget...if your ‘business hero’ is a regional … View more
If you haven’t nominated your favourite local business for the Prospa Local Business Hero awards – you’d better get a move on.

The nominations closes on Thursday 5 March 2020 – and the competition is hot across the country. Don’t forget...if your ‘business hero’ is a regional finalist, you BOTH get a $100 Prezzy® card. PLUS the national winner gets a raft of prizes including advertising packages and a cash prize of $2,500.

Nominate a business today and spread the word about your Prospa Local Business Hero.
Nominate now

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4 days ago

Connect and play this Children's day

The Team from Oranga Tamariki

Want to show your child you love them? Take them to something exciting this Children's Day.

Children’s Day is on Sunday 1st of March and it's all about putting tamariki first. Find an event near you.
Learn more

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4 days ago

Queen Sheet

Munira from Dunedin Central

Living and co
Polar flannel Warm polyesteer
Not being used. Brand new. I have 3 cream and 1 grey of these. $20 Each.

Negotiable

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5 days ago

Simon Bridges confident National can breach Labour's southern stronghold

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Simon Bridges was in the heart of Dunedin' student quarter for the annual Otago University Students' Association Clubs and Societies Day on Thursday, where he was followed by about a dozen placard-waving protesters for Extinction Rebellion.

He told Stuff he found the students positive, … View more
Simon Bridges was in the heart of Dunedin' student quarter for the annual Otago University Students' Association Clubs and Societies Day on Thursday, where he was followed by about a dozen placard-waving protesters for Extinction Rebellion.

He told Stuff he found the students positive, open, and eager to learn what National could do for them. "I think, dare I say it, there's a possibility of having two local National members in Parliament."

But could the party actually win a seat in Dunedin? Read the full story here and tell us what you think in the comments below.

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