Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

6 hours ago

Pair sought after alleged assault in central Dunedin

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Police want to speak with two men captured on CCTV after a serious assault in central Dunedin.

The incident happened outside Rodgers House at the intersection of Princes and Dowling streets about 2.45am on Saturday.

Initial reports suggest the victim was assaulted by two unknown men in an … View more
Police want to speak with two men captured on CCTV after a serious assault in central Dunedin.

The incident happened outside Rodgers House at the intersection of Princes and Dowling streets about 2.45am on Saturday.

Initial reports suggest the victim was assaulted by two unknown men in an "apparent unprovoked attack".

The men or anyone who recognises them should contact police on 105 quoting file number 191012/7494, or can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Image
C L
22 hours ago

Bed/ furniture

Corinne from North Dunedin

Hello,
We recently moved here from overseas and are renting a house that is unfurnished. If anyone is looking to get rid of or sell some furniture, I'd be interested. I'm looking for a double bed, a single mattress, a couch, rugs, kids stuff...
Thanks
Corinne

7 hours ago

Be your best.

NumberWorks'nWords Dunedin

Our tutors build strong relationships with all our students! It’s one of our core values.

Image
8 hours ago

Buy-back and amnesty for prohibited firearms and parts

Southern District Police

After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or … View more
After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...

If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...

If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...

Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...

FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.

Image
19 hours ago

What do you know about the internet?

Stuff Fibre

We may use it everyday, but not all of us are fully clued on to how it all works. The internet has connected us to the entire world, but do we know how we get there and what to look out for?

The third and final Great Internet Survey aims to find out how much New Zealanders know about the … View more
We may use it everyday, but not all of us are fully clued on to how it all works. The internet has connected us to the entire world, but do we know how we get there and what to look out for?

The third and final Great Internet Survey aims to find out how much New Zealanders know about the internet. Be in to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Prezzy cards for your participation!
Take the survey

Image
1 day ago

Police warn of thefts from cars

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Police are warning people to keep their cars locked and hide any valuables after a number of thefts from cars. The Organ Pipes and Dunedin Botanic Garden car parks were targeted.

There are reports of a suspicious individual, a clean-shaven Caucasian male in his mid 20's, of a skinny build … View more
Police are warning people to keep their cars locked and hide any valuables after a number of thefts from cars. The Organ Pipes and Dunedin Botanic Garden car parks were targeted.

There are reports of a suspicious individual, a clean-shaven Caucasian male in his mid 20's, of a skinny build and wearing a hooded dark brown leather jacket.

Be wary, neighbours.

Image
1 day ago

Mystery after squatters leave abandoned Dunedin property covered in rubbish

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

A three-bedroom house for sale by mortgagee auction was left a mess by squatters, neighbours say.

Behind the padlocked door is a former family home, which – according to the Trade Me photos – was left strewn with rubbish, including plastic bags and discarded household items.

The Musselburgh … View more
A three-bedroom house for sale by mortgagee auction was left a mess by squatters, neighbours say.

Behind the padlocked door is a former family home, which – according to the Trade Me photos – was left strewn with rubbish, including plastic bags and discarded household items.

The Musselburgh property, which was listed for sale on October 2, will be sold at a mortgagee auction on October 30.

2 days ago

'Turn our grief into action': Student cleanup honours killed teen Sophia Crestani

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

It should have been a normal Sunday morning on the notorious student street of Castle St North, but it was anything but typical.

Students, joined by university staff and the wider Dunedin public, were urged to "turn our grief into action" by University of Otago vice-chancellor Professor … View more
It should have been a normal Sunday morning on the notorious student street of Castle St North, but it was anything but typical.

Students, joined by university staff and the wider Dunedin public, were urged to "turn our grief into action" by University of Otago vice-chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne.

By noon they had turned up in their thousands to honour the wishes of the Wellington-based family of Sophia Crestani, 19, who was killed at a student flat party on October 5.

2 days ago

Poll: Will you be celebrating Halloween?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Halloween is coming up on October 31, and there'll be lots of spooktacular-ly dressed trick or treaters around the neighbourhood!

Are you looking forward to seeing them? Will you be celebrating Halloween?

Image
Will you be celebrating Halloween?
  • 10% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year
    10% Complete
  • 2.1% I use it as an excuse to dress up!
    2.1% Complete
  • 22.1% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness
    22.1% Complete
  • 36.9% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night
    36.9% Complete
  • 28.9% It's just like any other day for me
    28.9% Complete
1875 votes
6 days ago

Does your cat deserve some plush furnishings?

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

Your cat will love this easy-to make contemporary cat tree. Paint in Resene testpots to complement your décor or accent it.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

Image
2 days ago

Term 4

NumberWorks'nWords Dunedin

We look forward to seeing you this week.

Image
2 days ago

Police seeking witnesses to serious assault

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Police are urging members of the public to come forward with information following an early morning assault in Dunedin.

The unprovoked attack happened outside Rodgers House at the intersection of Princes and Dowling streets around 2.45am on Saturday. The victim was taken to Dunedin Hospital in … View more
Police are urging members of the public to come forward with information following an early morning assault in Dunedin.

The unprovoked attack happened outside Rodgers House at the intersection of Princes and Dowling streets around 2.45am on Saturday. The victim was taken to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition.

If you have any information, please contact Police on 105 or 0800 555 111.

Image
3 days ago

Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This … View more
NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close 24th October 2019.
Enter now

Image
3 days ago

Dunedin's 35-year-old, hitch-hiking, Green Party mayor

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Aaron Hawkins is 35 years old, a Green Party member, vegetarian, cannot drive and often hitch-hikes to work.

He's also now Dunedin's mayor.

Hawkins, a two-term city councillor, secured the seat from a field of 14 hopefuls, taking the reins from Dave Cull who did not seek re-election. … View more
Aaron Hawkins is 35 years old, a Green Party member, vegetarian, cannot drive and often hitch-hikes to work.

He's also now Dunedin's mayor.

Hawkins, a two-term city councillor, secured the seat from a field of 14 hopefuls, taking the reins from Dave Cull who did not seek re-election. Dunedin was one of 11 councils using a Single Transferable Vote (STV) system, which requires voters to rank their preferred candidates.

Image
Top