South Dunedin, Dunedin

59 days ago

Paint on a crate

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

Painting can be relaxing, and calming, a bit like an adult colouring book.

Think of this painted wooden crate project as an opportunity to paint mindfully, plus a handy way to take care of the clutter in a colourful way.

All you need is a wooden crate, sandpaper, your favourite Resene testpots… View more
Painting can be relaxing, and calming, a bit like an adult colouring book.

Think of this painted wooden crate project as an opportunity to paint mindfully, plus a handy way to take care of the clutter in a colourful way.

All you need is a wooden crate, sandpaper, your favourite Resene testpots and a little imagination.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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59 days ago

The freedom camping experiment - how to stay in Dunedin's CBD for free

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

It was billed as a place to alleviate the pressure of the growing number of freedom campers on seaside communities – and it appears to be working.

Dunedin's Thomas Burns St car park was converted to a freedom camping site in November 2018 after the city council accessed a $79,000 government… View more
It was billed as a place to alleviate the pressure of the growing number of freedom campers on seaside communities – and it appears to be working.

Dunedin's Thomas Burns St car park was converted to a freedom camping site in November 2018 after the city council accessed a $79,000 government grant.

The new site, capable of accommodating 65 vehicles for a maximum of two nights each, was kitted out with a tap, portaloos, and a solar powered rubbish-compacting bin.

The site, nestled between the city's railway station and industrial area, was initially slow to attract freedom campers away from popular coastal communities such as Brighton, Warrington and Ocean View, but word quickly spread.

60 days ago

Police defend $28,000 taxpayer-funded makeover for top cop's office

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Police are standing by a top cop's $14,000 spend at an upmarket interior design store.

The taxpayer-funded spend-up was for remodelling the office of Southern District commander Superintendent Paul Basham, who oversees Otago and Southland.

The 2017 purchases from Moi on George in Dunedin … View more
Police are standing by a top cop's $14,000 spend at an upmarket interior design store.

The taxpayer-funded spend-up was for remodelling the office of Southern District commander Superintendent Paul Basham, who oversees Otago and Southland.

The 2017 purchases from Moi on George in Dunedin included a chair ($2604), console ($3348), desk ($2430), "meeting leaner" ($1644), six stools ($1978) and couch ($1040).

Read the full story here

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61 days ago

Ornate brass/iron double bed

Rosa from North Dunedin

This is very very old and needs complete restoration it’s free to someone who want to restore it 021442983

Free

62 days ago

Female, 50, and looking for a job? Good luck

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the difficulties of finding work when you're female and over 50. Anecdotally we are aware of women being shut out of the workforce around this time. If you can relate, and are willing to talk about your experience, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz

62 days ago

Prospa funding helped boost monthly turnover

Prospa

Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.

She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her … View more
Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.

She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her dreams.

A small business loan helped Sandy increase the variety and volume of stock available for customers – ultimately boosting monthly turnover.
Find out more

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63 days ago
65 days ago

Help build a stronger, safer Aotearoa

Fire & Emergency NZ

Do you have strong links into your community? Can you represent a wide range of people? We want to hear from you.

We’re looking for people for our new Local Advisory Committees, who can offer insight into what matters to your community.

Nominate yourself or someone you know today.
Learn more

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66 days ago

Dunedin rolls out $150,000 welcome mat for tens of thousands of visitors

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Concerts by Elton John, Queen, two Highlanders matches, 31 cruise ship visits, and the city hosting the Masters Games has prompted the council to transform the Octagon and surrounding city streets.

That includes temporarily closing the Octagon, similar to the trial during the Ed Sheeran concerts … View more
Concerts by Elton John, Queen, two Highlanders matches, 31 cruise ship visits, and the city hosting the Masters Games has prompted the council to transform the Octagon and surrounding city streets.

That includes temporarily closing the Octagon, similar to the trial during the Ed Sheeran concerts in Easter 2018.

66 days ago

Make your own outdoor ottoman

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

Need somewhere to put your feet up when relaxing outside out can’t find anything to suit your place?

Why not create your own ottoman like this one made out of an old car tyre and paint it in a Resene colour to match your colour scheme.

Make the most of this weekend with this … View more
Need somewhere to put your feet up when relaxing outside out can’t find anything to suit your place?

Why not create your own ottoman like this one made out of an old car tyre and paint it in a Resene colour to match your colour scheme.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Follow these easy step by step instructions to create your own.

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66 days ago

Opportunities

NumberWorks'nWords Dunedin

What goals do you have for 2020?

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