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Dunedin's newest speed bump trips up drivers

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:37
April 26, 2018

The new speed bump at the entrance to Dunbar street in central Dunedin is showing the signs of wear and tear.

The Dunedin City Council transportation manager says the suggested limit is 25 kilometres an hour to go over the speed bumps.

News: Dunedin
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Wind damaged tree not replaced by council

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:32
April 26, 2018

A Dunedin tree that was damaged by winds earlier this year, was cut down and removed.

One of the nearby residents is getting sick of waiting for a replacement.

News: Dunedin
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Anzac commemorations from around the southern region

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:10
April 26, 2018

Anzac Day commemorations have been held across the world over the past 24 hours, from Oamaru to London.

In the southern region Allied Press staff from Alexandra and Balclutha to Oamaru, Hawea and Dunedin recorded services.

News: AmberleyDunedinOamaruWanaka
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Inflatable bowel helps launch southern screening programme

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:13
April 24, 2018

Dunedin has seen the long-awaited new bowel cancer screening programme launched today.

The event included the public being able to explore inside an inflatable tunnel shaped like a bowel.

News: Dunedin
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Surf to Stadium event described as huge success

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:35
April 23, 2018

About one and half thousand runners and walkers took part in Dunedin's Surf To Stadium Run.

This is the seventh time the ten kilometre event has been held in Dunedin.

News: Dunedin
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Artist creates glass sculptures in backyard studio

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:08
April 23, 2018

A Dunedin artist is creating exotic glass sculptures in his backyard shed.

Mike Crawford creates his artworks from scratch using a time-intensive glass kiln process.

News: Dunedin
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No Hyding from at annual Hyde St party

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:30
April 23, 2018

Organisers of the annual Hyde Street Party expect the event to only get better next year after an awesome and almost incident-free party on Saturday.

About 3600 students, in a multitude of colours and costumes, flocked to the annual North Dunedin street party.

News: Dunedin
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Edible packaging on the menu at University of Otago

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:30
April 20, 2018

The Food Science Department at the University Of Otago are developing a new type of food packaging that need not be thrown away.

Instead it can be eaten by either humans or livestock, in a goal to help the environment.

News: Dunedin
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Short green phases at lights cause congestion

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:47
April 20, 2018

Frustrated drivers were forced to run red lights in Dunedin recently, after some intersections only allowed two cars through, before the lights changed.

News: Dunedin
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Dunedin's First Church spire nearly repaired

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:28
April 20, 2018

Another five levels of scaffolding are expected to be removed from the First Church spire in Dunedin this weekend, as repair work nears completion.

Dooley's Masonry is coordinating the stone work, and the company's foreman says some of the historic stone work was severely damaged.

News: Dunedin
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