Saddle Hill Community, Dunedin

17 hours ago

Kmart delays post-lockdown reopening in Dunedin

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Kmart is continuing to delay reopening its Dunedin store, raising further questions about its long-term future in the city.

The lights are off and the doors are closed to the popular retailer, which is an anchor tenant of the Meridian Mall in the city's central business district.

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Kmart is continuing to delay reopening its Dunedin store, raising further questions about its long-term future in the city.

The lights are off and the doors are closed to the popular retailer, which is an anchor tenant of the Meridian Mall in the city's central business district.

''Kmart have advised they will not be ready to open this week,'' a sign outside the door said on Friday morning.

''We appreciate your patience.''

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4 hours ago

Reduce your home-office energy bills

ECCA

With so many of us spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people’s energy bills are skyrocketing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are 5 simple, easy to implement ideas and tips for cutting down your domestic power bills to save yourself some cash.
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4 hours ago

Do you run a small business?

Stuff Prosper

Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small … View more
Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small businesses like yours, in weeks and months to come.
Take the survey

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14 hours ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Otago!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Otago, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get … View more
Kia ora Otago, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

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1 day ago

Look at these great Local Likes...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hey Wanderlust Hair Art and Harvey Normans Dunedin! Your neighbours really LIKE you! Check out these awesome shoutouts from your Otago Southland community. Thanks for being such a special part of your community. Make a Local Like

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1 day ago

'Dunedin, a pretty good Plan D': City's 'quirky' new marketing campaign

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Auckland? No. Blenheim? No. Christchurch? Also, no. Instead, a tongue-in-cheek tourism campaign is promoting Dunedin as 'a pretty good Plan D'.

The $150,000 campaign from Enterprise Dunedin, the destination marketing arm of the Dunedin City Council, aims to woo domestic travellers to the… View more
Auckland? No. Blenheim? No. Christchurch? Also, no. Instead, a tongue-in-cheek tourism campaign is promoting Dunedin as 'a pretty good Plan D'.

The $150,000 campaign from Enterprise Dunedin, the destination marketing arm of the Dunedin City Council, aims to woo domestic travellers to the city.

But will it work?

1 day ago

WIN: A Resene makeover

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, everyone's had a part to play in the fight against Covid-19, but here's a chance to say thanks to someone you know who kept working for the benefit of the rest of us - nurses, doctors, pharmacists, teachers, supermarket employees and many, many more.

We're … View more
Hey neighbours, everyone's had a part to play in the fight against Covid-19, but here's a chance to say thanks to someone you know who kept working for the benefit of the rest of us - nurses, doctors, pharmacists, teachers, supermarket employees and many, many more.

We're giving away three prizes with Resene, each worth more than $500, including a Resene colour consultation, a $350 Resene voucher and the latest Resene fan decks.

So if you know an essential worker who would love one of these prize packs, click here to nominate them.

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2 days ago

FREE 7 Day Personal Growth Asset !

Alister from Dream Big New Zealand

You get what you believe. Mindset is key. Qualify yourself to get extraordinary results in your life with our personal growth assets.

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7 Day Mind Power Bootcamp hosted by multi-millionaire experts who began transforming their lives over 20 years ago using these … View more
You get what you believe. Mindset is key. Qualify yourself to get extraordinary results in your life with our personal growth assets.

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2 days ago

'This is a delay, not a death knell': Dunedin mayor on waterfront project

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

An ambitious plan to transform Dunedin's waterfront has been placed on hold, with mayor Aaron Hawkins insisting it is ''a delay, not a death knell''.

Last year Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones gave $19.9 million from the Government's Provincial … View more
An ambitious plan to transform Dunedin's waterfront has been placed on hold, with mayor Aaron Hawkins insisting it is ''a delay, not a death knell''.

Last year Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones gave $19.9 million from the Government's Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) towards the project.

Fast-forward six months and the project has been mothballed by the Dunedin City Council, forcing it to withdraw from the PGF process.

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10 days ago

Microsoft excell spreadsheets

Bryce from Dunedin Central

I am looking for someone well versed in microsoft excell to help me with a spreadsheet project I am working on. Pleeeease.

3 days ago

Flat fee for Dunedin bus users proposed

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Dunedin bus users may pay a flat fare as the regional council investigates a post-Covid-19 network.

The proposal, which will go to the Otago Regional Council on Wednesday, would see the introduction of a flat fare of $2 for adults and $1.50 cents for children per trip, using a new Bee Card … View more
Dunedin bus users may pay a flat fare as the regional council investigates a post-Covid-19 network.

The proposal, which will go to the Otago Regional Council on Wednesday, would see the introduction of a flat fare of $2 for adults and $1.50 cents for children per trip, using a new Bee Card ticketing system.

Meanwhile, bus travel would be free for SuperGold card holders, who currently can travel free between 9am and 3pm on weekdays.

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10 days ago

What do you think of the new circles painted on Dunedin's main drag?

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

The sudden appearance of colourful circles along Dunedin's main shopping streets has left some seeing red.

About 450 circles were painted along George and Princes streets from Sunday night as part of a range of temporary measures approved by the Dunedin City Council in response to Covid-19.

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The sudden appearance of colourful circles along Dunedin's main shopping streets has left some seeing red.

About 450 circles were painted along George and Princes streets from Sunday night as part of a range of temporary measures approved by the Dunedin City Council in response to Covid-19.

The measures include lowering the speed limit from 30kmh to 10kmh, adding free parking, letting shops expand onto footpaths, and installing temporary speed humps and circles to remind road users of shared spaces.

3 days ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If … View more
I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 92.4% Yes, they're OK.
    92.4% Complete
  • 4.6% I'm not sure.
    4.6% Complete
  • 3% No, they're not OK.
    3% Complete
1712 votes
3 days ago

Ryman pioneers certainty

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Ryman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care … View moreRyman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care options. These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.

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4 days ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or … View more
Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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