South Dunedin, Dunedin

11 hours ago

Gun buyback events in Otago

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Gun buyback and amnesty collections will be held in Mosgiel on Friday at the Taieri Rugby Football Club.

It will be followed by two other collection events on Saturday and Sunday at the Kensington Army Hall, 24 Bridgman St, Dunedin.

Both events will run from 10am until 2pm.

Police said they are… View more
Gun buyback and amnesty collections will be held in Mosgiel on Friday at the Taieri Rugby Football Club.

It will be followed by two other collection events on Saturday and Sunday at the Kensington Army Hall, 24 Bridgman St, Dunedin.

Both events will run from 10am until 2pm.

Police said they are supporting firearms owners to hand-in either prohibited firearms or firearms under amnesty at a local collection event as part of the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Parts and Magazines) Amendment Act 2019.

"We want to ensure these changes are as accessible and easy to navigate as possible," Southern district commander Paul Basham says.

"Ultimately we hope to never again see the kind of harm that we know these types of firearms are capable of causing."

More than 250 buyback events will be held around the country before the amnesty period ends on December 20.

Visit www.police.govt.nz... or call 0800 311 311 for more information.

Image
5 hours ago

🏕️ Three ProjectK schools have recently returned from their wilderness adventures braving the winter cold. 🌲

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

The schools involved were Kelston Girls College, Northcote College and Waitakere College, and the activities they took part in included; tramping, water activities and a solo camping night.

Congrats to all those involved. We hope you all had an amazing time!

Image
10 hours ago

Firearm collection events held this week

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A firearms collection event for buy-back and amnesty will be held on Friday 19 July at the Taieri Rugby Football Club, Peter Johnstone Park, Reid Avenue, Mosgiel, Dunedin.

This will be followed by two other collection events held on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July at the Kensington Army Hall, 24 … View more
A firearms collection event for buy-back and amnesty will be held on Friday 19 July at the Taieri Rugby Football Club, Peter Johnstone Park, Reid Avenue, Mosgiel, Dunedin.

This will be followed by two other collection events held on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July at the Kensington Army Hall, 24 Bridgman Street, Dunedin.

Both events will run from 10am until 2pm.
Read more

Image
17 hours ago

Retirement living and care you can trust

The Team from Ryman Healthcare Limited

For Ryman Healthcare residents, knowing they’re part of a community they can trust and that genuinely cares, provides real peace of mind. Experience the difference!

17 hours ago

Let's warm up your winter

Lemon&Joy

NOW - Buy one and receive a FREE Tree Man Flower Pot

We took one of the world’s softest, most luxurious blanket fabric and lined it with the ultimate in warming, comfort. Then transformed it into the world’s most comfortable oversized hoodie that keeps you totally snug and warm from head to … View more
NOW - Buy one and receive a FREE Tree Man Flower Pot

We took one of the world’s softest, most luxurious blanket fabric and lined it with the ultimate in warming, comfort. Then transformed it into the world’s most comfortable oversized hoodie that keeps you totally snug and warm from head to toe.

ONE SIZE FITS ALL!!

Lemon& Joy Wearable Blanket keeps you warm & cosy lounging at home, watching TV, camping, at a sporting event or anywhere you need to stay snuggly warm.
Find out more

Image
1 day ago

Dunedin loses world's steepest street title

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

New Zealand has been dealt another blow, losing the title of the world's steepest street title to a British rival.

On Tuesday, the Guinness World Records officially recognised Ffordd Pen Llech, in the coastal Welsh town of Harlech, as being steeper than Dunedin's Baldwin St.

Baldwin St … View more
New Zealand has been dealt another blow, losing the title of the world's steepest street title to a British rival.

On Tuesday, the Guinness World Records officially recognised Ffordd Pen Llech, in the coastal Welsh town of Harlech, as being steeper than Dunedin's Baldwin St.

Baldwin St had a gradient of 35 per cent, compared with Ffordd Pen Llech gradient of 37.45 per cent.

stuff.co.nz/national/114262658/another-blow-for-nz--dunedin-loses-worlds-steepest-street-title

1 day ago

Help keep the lights on this winter

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

Imagine having to sit in the dark on a cold night, wrapped in a blanket for warmth because you couldn’t afford heating or power?

Sadly, this is a reality for many Kiwi families living in poverty at the moment, as they struggle through a cold winter without even the basics to survive. They are … View more
Imagine having to sit in the dark on a cold night, wrapped in a blanket for warmth because you couldn’t afford heating or power?

Sadly, this is a reality for many Kiwi families living in poverty at the moment, as they struggle through a cold winter without even the basics to survive. They are often forced to choose between providing food, warmth and shelter for their family, knowing the profound impact that going without even one of these things will have on their health and well-being.

Please support this ‘Lights On’ Winter Appeal and help keep families safe, warm and sheltered this winter.

Donate at salvationarmy.org.nz/winter

facebook.com/SalvationArmyNZFTS/videos/626243601206686/

Image
A L
1 day ago

Tree removal

Averil from North Dunedin

Could anyone recommend a tree removalist? It is in Port Chalmers and is bushy rather than very tall.

2 days ago

Sharonika finds resilience through Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Teen Sharonika Prasad used to be scared, of life, of opportunity. She lacked self-confidence. ‘‘I had a negative mind set in which I had beliefs that I would never be successful at anything, with a very low self-esteem. ‘‘I made excuses because I had no motivation and little confidence and … View moreTeen Sharonika Prasad used to be scared, of life, of opportunity. She lacked self-confidence. ‘‘I had a negative mind set in which I had beliefs that I would never be successful at anything, with a very low self-esteem. ‘‘I made excuses because I had no motivation and little confidence and I let life pass me by even if it was a wonderful opportunity because I was so afraid of the unknown.’’

Not anymore! Prasad, 18, and the youngest in a family of five, is now working as a caregiver while studying a foundation course at NZMA for occupational therapy and has realised she ‘‘could do anything’’. She is the first in her family to go to university. The South Auckland teen has found her potential with the help of our Foundation that aims to transform young Kiwi lives.

Read more abour Sharonika's story here: bit.ly...

Show your support for Sharonika and other young people by joining our Supporters Group here: bit.ly...

Image
B
2 days ago

Playtime Man from Uncle Bubble gum cards

Bryan from Green Island - Abbotsford

Hi. I am looking for the Bubble gum collectible cards from Man From Uncle 1960's TV series, several versions were produced see attached image. Scanlens of Australia is the most common, Topps from UK also printed. I am specifically looking for the NZ market version which is Playtime. On the … View moreHi. I am looking for the Bubble gum collectible cards from Man From Uncle 1960's TV series, several versions were produced see attached image. Scanlens of Australia is the most common, Topps from UK also printed. I am specifically looking for the NZ market version which is Playtime. On the bottom of the card the name of manufacturer is stated. Would love to hear from anyone who has any Playtime versions and what you would sell them for :-)

Image
2 days ago

Poll: Have you had a courier parcel stolen from your front door?

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,
Online shopping is getting more popular by the day, but with the convenience of getting parcels delivered to your home comes the danger of potential theft.

Have you ever had an online delivery go missing once it has been delivered?

To read more, click here.

Image
Have you had a courier parcel stolen from your front door?
  • 17.3% Yes
    17.3% Complete
  • 82.7% No
    82.7% Complete
1442 votes
2 days ago

Nominations close today!!!!!

The Team from Women of Influence

Last chance to nominate!!!

Nominations for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards close today! Don't miss out, begin your nomination today as nominations close at 11.59pm!

There is still time to recognize the amazing women in your communities. Any incomplete nominations will have until Friday, … View more
Last chance to nominate!!!

Nominations for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards close today! Don't miss out, begin your nomination today as nominations close at 11.59pm!

There is still time to recognize the amazing women in your communities. Any incomplete nominations will have until Friday, 11.59pm to submit for judging!

womenofinfluence.co.nz/nominate

Image
3 days ago

Get a Clever Home package

Genesis Energy

Moving house soon? Whether you're moving or looking to switch from your current power company, we can help turn your house into a smart home. Move with Genesis and you could get a Genesis Clever Home package valued at $679.

T&C's apply.
Find out more

Image
4 days ago

Grave desecration

Maria from North Dunedin

At Blackhead/Emerson St Cemetery. If anyone knows anything please contact the police.

Image
K
3 days ago

Wanted Red Bricks to finish garden project

Karen from South Dunedin

If anyone has some red bricks they don't want we would love to take them to finish our raised bed in the garden... we need around 150 but happy to take whatever you have

Free

Top