63 days ago

Otago, Calton Hill, Waimea Avenue, SPCA AID 529251, Domestic Medium Hair x, Tabby, Male

NZCAR Support from New Zealand Companion Animal Register

If you think this could be your lost pet, please phone SPCA or visit the SPCA Centre without delay. Please note that ages listed are estimated only and may not be the actual age of the animal advertised.
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All animals entering SPCA’s care are held for 7 days. After 7 days unclaimed, a stray animal may be rehomed by the SPCA (animals who are severely injured or sick and suffering may be euthanised).
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CONTACT US BY PHONE (for fastest response). Phone SPCA on 03 473 8252 and select 2 for reception as this is where incoming animals are received - please find current opening hours here: www.spca.nz.... State the Animal ID Number (AID) in the title of this ad.
Alternatively, visit the SPCA Dunedin Centre at 1 Torridon Street, Opoho. Note down and bring the Animal ID Number (AID) in the title of this ad for the animal you feel may be a match for your pet.
Please DO NOT EMAIL the centre in response to this advertisement.
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If you are reclaiming your pet, please bring a form of photo ID and any proof of ownership you have. You will also need to bring a carrier for your cat or small animal as we will NOT release them to travel in a car unrestrained. There may be a reclaim fee to cover costs incurred while your animal has been in the care of SPCA.
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For advice on how to find your lost animal visit www.spca.nz...
Gender: Male
Age: 5 years, 1 weeks (approx)

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Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

A trio of “destination” children's playgrounds similar to Christchurch’s Margaret Mahy playground could be built in Dunedin.

The Dunedin City Council will meet next week – via audiovisual link – to debate options as part of its draft plan as it tries to keep a 6.5 per cent rate rise for 2022-23.

In May last year the council decided to support, in principle, the development of a new destination children’s playground.

A consultant was commissioned to assess Dunedin’s current play spaces – defined as having playground amenities and supporting infrastructure – and to provide examples of other relevant New Zealand destination play spaces.

Marlow Park, Woodhaugh Gardens and Mosgiel Memorial Gardens were identified as the parks that best fitted the definition of a destination play space, but all had some deficiencies.

Marlow Park, more commonly known as “the Dinosaur Park”, was considered old and outdated compared to modern standards, while lacking equipment for older children.


Woodhaugh Gardens had a lack of all-weather surfaces, while Mosgiel Memorial Park had an inefficient use of space.

A new destination would require a larger financial investment, and that was not recommended.

The report noted that Christchurch’s Margaret Mahy play space was completed in 2015 at a cost of $4 million, while Auckland’s Kopupaka play space, which opened last year, cost $6m.

The council were presented with three options, including either using a new greenfields site, making one destination playground, or investing in all three current destination play spaces.

That last option would result in each major city catchment area receiving investment in a destination play space.

The council’s current 10-year plan includes budgets for minor renewal and upgrade work at each of the three destination play spaces.

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But to raise the quality of the facilities to an appropriate standard, the report estimated a capital investment of $4m to $6m spread across the three destination play spaces would be required.

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That led to a report outlining options for a flat and progressive targeted rate for kerbside collection.

The report noted that Dunedin’s proposed kerbside collection plan was similar to that of Auckland, which limited the volume available for general waste while increasing access to diversion services.

A key component to that plan would be “pay as you throw” technology, effectively meaning residents would only pay for bin collections when needed and incentivised the reduction of household waste.

No options were presented to the council.