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Chopper lifts power poles in Dunedin

Chopper lifts power poles in Dunedin

John Fridd sent in this photo of a helicopter being used to install power poles in a tight spot on Middleton Rd in Dunedin.

Children’s day in Te Anau

Children’s day in Te Anau

Te Anau's theme was all about children connecting with nature while having lots of fun with family, which was held in Ivon Wilson Park which provided plenty of thrills and heaps of laughs.

Te Anau show bursting with blooms

Te Anau show bursting with blooms

The Te Anau District Autumn Flower Show now in its 47th year was held in February. The number of entries was 1200, with the dahlia section down slightly from last year, but the exhibits on display were excellent.

Backyard flower

Backyard flower

This photo was taken in my backyard. 

Dunedin to host the New Zealand Women's Ice Hockey League finals next weekend

Dunedin to host the New Zealand Women's Ice Hockey League finals next weekend

Dunedin will host the New Zealand Womens Ice Hockey League (NZWIHL) finals from Friday March 6th to Sunday March 8th.

Aurora from Tunnel Beach

Aurora from Tunnel Beach

After a tip from a friend that there was an strong Aurora visible from Dunedin. I headed down to Tunnel beach about midnight, with the Aurora peaking around 2am, visible to the naked eye.

Sky from Tainui early this morning

Sky from Tainui early this morning

Reader photos by osullihe.

Double rainbow at sunrise

 Double rainbow at sunrise

Taken at 6.45am this morning, looking over city and Swampy from Opoho.

Rainbow over Dunedin this morning

Rainbow over Dunedin this morning

Reader photo by Rene' Bakker

Saturday night in North Dunedin

Saturday night in North Dunedin

Saturday night antics around Hyde and Castle streets, before midnight. Reader photos by Riley Baker.

New-fangled four-wheeled motorcycle

New-fangled four-wheeled motorcycle

A four-wheeled "motorcycle" blocks four motorcycle parks in Dunedin. Photo by Riley Baker

Head on collision on Gibbston Highway

Head on collision on Gibbston Highway

I would like to praise the work of the emergency servcies yesterday at the major crash on Gibbston Valley Highway. I was in the second vehicle directly behind the vehicle that drifted over the white line and caused the head-on accident. It was horrific watching it all happening.

Highlanders fan

Highlanders fan

Marlee Silva age 6 at Saturday's Highlanders game against the Crusaders in Dunedin. 

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