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Otago Daily Times
Port Chalmers in for noisy 9 months
Otago Daily Times
Port Chalmers residents are in for a noisy nine months of daily hammering as Port Otago begins installing 138 30m-tall concrete-filled steel piles at the town's multipurpose wharf. Each pile will take about a day to install as it is driven deep into ...

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 18 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Tahuna staff dispute bus route's 'declining patronage'
Otago Daily Times
Yesterday, Go Bus South Island operations director Nigel Piper said Go Bus had operated school services in Port Chalmers and the Otago Peninsula since 2014, on a ''privately run, stand-alone, user-pays'' basis. However, the services had experienced ...


Otago Daily Times
Mother in 'panic mode'
Otago Daily Times
was now considering moving him to another school in Port Chalmers, where the bus would take him directly from St Leonards to the school gate. DNI was the closest school offering years 7 and 8. It was chosen because of the bus service and the direct ...

 20 Sep 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Dunedin families 'up in arms' as school bus routes cut
Radio New Zealand
Buses to Port Chalmers and Waverly were also being cut. Go Bus Transport is owned by two iwi - Ngāi Tahu and Tainui - and said it was dropping the routes from the beginning of next term because they were no longer viable. At least 100 school children, ...

 19 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
New bus timetable takes effect today
Otago Daily Times
Otago Regional Council support services manager Gerard Collings said the changes were part of a "fundamental shift" in the council's approach to public transport in Otago. From today, buses would follow the same routes on weekdays, evenings, weekends, ...

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 18 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Having a ball at refugee day
Otago Daily Times
Former refugee Mohammad Harbi (19) clutches an inflatable ball while he and (from left) Ahmad Agha (14) and Ahmad Alhmwi (14) battle a group of teenage girls at Tirohanga Camp, near Outram, on Saturday. The day was to encourage young refugees to ...

 18 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
'Range of medical events' at Portobello house
Otago Daily Times
Emergency services rushed to a house on Otago Peninsula today after a range of medical events was initially reported as a gas leak, police say. Police responded to reports a "gas leak'' had caused residents of a house in Dick Rd in Portobello to become ...

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 14 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
2017 Dunedin Marathon
Otago Daily Times
Despite visiting some dark places over the final 8km, McCutcheon crossed the finish line on Watson Park, Port Chalmers, to win the title in a personal best time of 2hr 27min 57, With Andy Good (Christchurch) second in 2hr 33min 32sec and Jason Hall ...

 10 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Court work progressing well
Otago Daily Times
Contractors are rolling out 45km of data cable and replacing 106 leadlight windows as the Dunedin Courthouse is given its $20 million upgrade. Project managers say the redevelopment is on time and on budget for its opening on February 5.

 8 Sep 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Marathon Frew's ironman build-up
Otago Daily Times
... is using this Sunday's marathon as part of his build-up for the Challenge Wanaka full ironman next February. He is one of about 200 runners contesting the 42.2km from the Albatross Colony on Otago Peninsula to Watson Park, Port Chalmers, on Sunday.

 6 Sep 2017 

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