96 days ago

Hyperbole

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Have you heard of a Hyperbole? Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. Here are some examples. They are a lot of fun. Please share any Hyperboles you may have heard.

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13 hours ago

Hitchhiking, controversial spots, and Covid-19: The green mayor's first year

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Aaron Hawkins says he's proud of Dunedin, which has a reputation nationally for being a progressive and forward-looking city.

“We should be proud of that fact that we are taking our social and environmental wellbeing seriously at a time when that isn’t universally true, and at a time when it is most urgent.”

Read more about the Dunedin mayor's first year in office here.

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1 day ago

Dunedin Central house goes for $1.45 million

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A house in Dunedin Central has sold for 44 per cent over its capital valuation (CV). The property at No. 277 Rattray Street fetched $1.45 million, well above its $1.01 million.

At 800sqm, it is significantly larger than most homes in Dunedin Central, where the median house is 190sqm.

This home sold on July 8, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

1 day ago

Dunedin Central property sells for $501,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A three-bedroom house at 289 Castle Street in Dunedin Central has sold for $501,000.

The 130sqm home is smaller than most homes in Dunedin Central.

The sale was finalised on October 7, 2020. Its capital valuation is $495,000, which is close to the median CV in Dunedin Central of $500,000.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.