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Put down the tinsel for a moment

With the Christmas holiday period fast approaching, we tend to get drawn into the whirlpool of planning family gatherings, school break-ups, shopping and overloading...

It’s like stand-up paddleboarding – on land

Ever heard of land paddling? Neither had I! The best way to describe it that's it's like stand-up paddleboarding Sounded like an adventure too good to miss...

Saddle Hill comings and goings

Thank you sincerely to all our residents who got out and voted assured your vote counted. The new look Saddle Hill Community Board is ready...

Freedom campers fewer at Warrington

Last summer we saw a significant reduction in freedom camping vehicle numbers at Warrington Reserve, following the opening of the new Thomas Burns St...

Burglaries reminder to secure sheds, garages

This month, I'd like to focus on local crime and trends around the Mosgiel and Taieri area. To start with though, apart from one arrest,...

Dunedin well-placed for digital industry

Dunedin is ideal for growing a creative digital industry. The city's emerging game development and digital businesses, thriving start-up ecosystem, strong Maori partnerships, global linkages,...

Friends enjoy some ‘active relaxation’

Recently I had a rare treat - a day out with my mother and her friends after they came to Dunedin from around the country...

Laying down the challenge

Northerners are going to say I'm greedy, but I'm going to make the call anyway. We need to bring Te Matatini, the national kapa haka...

Fast fitness at Fairfield

I've always been an early riser but not an early exerciser. Recently, I had the opportunity to connect with a community fitness group, who get...

A day to reflect on race relations

For some readers, February 6 will just be a day off work, spent shopping, at the beach or in the garden. Like other public holidays,...
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