55 days ago

Guard patrolling Otago University skips blocks elderly man from dumping rubbish

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

The University of Otago has hired security guards temporarily to stop non-students from dumping unwanted waste in the skips meant for students to use.

University of Otago property services director Dean Macaulay said the skips would be in the area over the next three Fridays.

The guards would make sure only students dumped their waste in the skips.

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Appreciation post

The Team from Southern District Police

Thank you to all our essential service workers working tirelessly to ensure our communities are kept safe.

Issac is 81years old and was observed by a member of the public struggling to walk to the supermarket. A quick interaction with Isaac revealed he was in need of some intervention.

Community Constable Reuben Boniface ?‍♂️ was able to connect Issac with Age Concern Southland and with their assistance provide a care package of cooked meals and loaves of bread to help him through this time ? #kindnessgoesalongway

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Buy into steepest street in the world

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

Just yesterday, it was confirmed, Dunedin's Baldwin Street is the steepest in the world after all. Here's a character villa at number 19 that's ripe for renovation.

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Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.