Last week’s shortcuts story prompted a lot of feedback. Some people reminisced about their youthful shortcutting across Dunedin, while others shared new discoveries from lockdown walks.
Bruce Munro has compiled Dunedin’s top 10 shortcuts: a guide to the best clever, hidden, forgotten or, in some cases, barely existent paths, steps and tracks in Dunedin.
Twenty-five kilometres north of Dunedin is a quirky little reserve that, if it was in town, might be better known.
It’s quite fun to imagine a Dunedin so small that the town belt ringed the outer urban edge. Nowadays, the town belt’s almost "outer inner city", writes Clare Fraser.
The one-way track up Mt Cargill can be linked to a downhill road to become a half-day loop walk, says Clare Fraser.
During lockdown this walk was pure bliss. There were hardly any cars, which meant letting your eyes and ears roam over the scenery, writes Clare Fraser.