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Bumper year for Chalmers

Bumper year for Chalmers

Port Otago's property subsidiary Chalmers Properties has increased its asset value from $83 million a decade ago, with subsequent purchases and developments, to recently push beyond $250 million for the first time. Senior business reporter Simon Hartley talks to Chalmers Properties general manager David Chafer about its widespread portfolio of investments, and market conditions.

Funding change threatens programme

Funding change threatens programme

A Port Chalmers-based after-school education programme, which has served the west harbour community for more than 20 years, may close within the next 12 months following government funding cuts.

Sea cadets service recognised

A Port Chalmers sea cadet forces officer has gained the New Zealand Cadet Forces highest rank of lieutenant-commander.

Record-breaking cruise ship visits Dunedin

Record-breaking cruise ship visits Dunedin

It may not have been the largest, but it was certainly the longest.

Polytech, Port Chalmers winners with Wi-Fi

Polytech, Port Chalmers winners with Wi-Fi

In an effort to lure people off the cruise ships and into Port Chalmers, passengers will be offered free Wi-Fi in the township when the cruise ship season starts next Sunday.

Port might regain some lost trade

Port might regain some lost trade

Port Otago may yet be able to claw back the handling of some of tens of thousands of containers it lost when global shipping giant Maersk quit a transtasman route in May last year.

Board wants wharf replaced

Board wants wharf replaced

The Chalmers community board wants a commitment from the Dunedin City Council to replace the century-old Aramoana wharf before any decision is made to demolish the rotting structure.

Refurbishment to make museum shipshape

Refurbishment to make museum shipshape

Holding a ship's wheel, Port Chalmers Historical Society president Norman Ledgerwood is preparing for the Port Chalmers Maritime Museum's $150,000 upgrade.

Celebrity lifestyle catching on

Celebrity lifestyle catching on

When perusing a luxury cruise ship, do not put your tongue on the ice bar.

Thousands expected for Port Chalmers seafood festival

Thousands expected for Port Chalmers seafood festival

An array of transport options, including rail, bus and not one, but two harbour launches will ferry thousands of people expected at the Port Chalmers Seafood Festival on Saturday.

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