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'Bossy' students help others

Saturday, 21 May 2011, 2:31 pm | blueskin.co.nz

BBOSI (pronounced "bossy", short for Blueskin Bay Open Source Initiative) based at Warrington School are working on a project to recycle computers and give them away to those who need one. More >>

Next wave of dance at Puketeraki Marae

Friday, 26 February 2010, 3:00 pm | blueskin.co.nz

Puketeraki Marae in Karitane hosts a short season of contemporary dance this month as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival. Runaka Manager Suzanne Ellison says “Te Ngaru Hou will be a unique experience that shouldn’t be missed, it’s not often ... More >>

Hundreds support Waitati train

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 11:49 am | blueskin.co.nz

Over a hundred people wait at the old Waitati station site for the commuter train to Dunedin. After stopping at Purakaunui, Mihiwaka, Sawyers May and Maia, Dunedin's first commuter train in decades arrived at Dunedin with about 300 passengers. More >>

Teen dolphin sighted off North Otago

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 11:29 am | blueskin.co.nz

University of Otago dolphin researcher Jennie Upton identified a long-resident Hector's Dolphin in the sea near Moeraki last weekend. "The dolphin we got an ID photo of is in the database from a population survey done in 1995/96," Jennie told 'Blueskin ... More >>

Local history: Army tank heads to Blueskin Bay

Monday, 17 March 2008, 11:55 am | blueskin.co.nz

Local history: Army tank heads to Blueskin Bay, ends up in Warrington Click to enlarge the water tank from Taiaroa Head on Chuck Landis's Warrington property More >>

Google car putting Warrington on the map?

Tuesday, 8 January 2008, 12:14 am | blueskin.co.nz

A small car was spotted in Warrington today, apparently driving around all the streets in turn. The car displayed prominent "Google" logos on each side and had a tripod on the roof with a shiny black round object on top. More >>

Blueskin Bay visitors' guide launched

Thursday, 20 December 2007, 3:37 pm | blueskin.co.nz

A new visitors' guide to the Blueskin Bay area north of Dunedin has just been launched. Blueskin Media, a small volunteer community publishing group based in Waitati and Warrington, produced the guide in response to an increase in travellers stopping ... More >>

Warrington church on track for Christmas

Thursday, 20 December 2007, 3:36 pm | blueskin.co.nz

The festivities commence with Carol Singing at 9pm on Christmas Eve, followed by a brief intermission, then Holy Communion at 9.45pm. Everyone is welcome to either or both parts of the Christmas Eve celebrations. More >>

Community Police Report

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 10:15 am | blueskin.co.nz

On the 8th of November Police were contacted in relation to a middle aged male who was witnessed walking naked along a track which leads to the beach at Warrington, the man was apprehended by Police a short time later just south of Palmerston and ... More >>

Donations To Go Towards Plunket

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 9:51 am | blueskin.co.nz

A big thank you to all those who helped to collect, and to those who generously gave to our door to door collectors. $250 was given in the Blueskin area. These funds will be put towards the cost of the Plunket Nurse visiting families in their own ... More >>

Waitati School ponders future of bonfire night

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 4:34 pm | blueskin.co.nz

The Waitati School PTA would like to put forward the idea of establishing a community based committee, to help in the running of the annual Bonfire and Fireworks Night. More >>

Waitati Volunteer Fire Brigade

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 4:19 pm | blueskin.co.nz

We are currently over 50 fire calls for the year and still have one month to go. This is generally our busiest time of year for fire calls so we would like people to be extra careful and vigilant over the coming months. More >>

Waitati Edible Gardens Tour

Friday, 16 November 2007, 1:53 pm | blueskin.co.nz

Hello and summer welcome to/from all WEGgies. This year is set to be a busy one with the edible gardens tour coming up, to inspire you all into food sovereignty and home growing nutritious-ness. For those of you who don’t know us and a quick recap for ... More >>

Orokonui Ecosanctuary News

Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 9:45 am | blueskin.co.nz

The second poison drop was successfully carried out on the 8th of October. The perimeter track was carefully checked for any oversown bait but until the signs are removed please do not handle or remove any bait or dead animals that you may see and do not ... More >>

Kicking Up A Stink About Sewage Pit

Friday, 21 September 2007, 10:20 am | blueskin.co.nz

The Dunedin City Council has pooh-poohed the proposal to relocate the Warrington Playground sewage pit. Blueskin Bay residents were nearly unanimous with 95% of respondents to the Warrington Reserve Group's recent survey asking for its removal. More >>

Warrington Reserve Group rare dolphin survey

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 11:16 am | blueskin.co.nz

Warrington Reserve Group is keen to tap into local knowledge so that we build up a resource of sightings of our rare Hector’s Dolphins. Not enough is known about the Hector’s Dolphins along the South Island East Coast, which is why we are asking ... More >>

Candidate blurb: Geraldine Tait

Tuesday, 21 August 2007, 10:25 am | blueskin.co.nz

I am a member of the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board. I am seeking election as your local councillor. I am committed to meaningful consultation, transparency and accountability while keeping a firm control on rates rises. The recent stadium debate is demonstrates ... More >>

Community Clean-up Days

Friday, 27 July 2007, 9:51 am | blueskin.co.nz

As reported in last month's newsletter, the 18 June 2007 Infrastructure Services Committee resolved to charge for use of the skips on Clean-up Days. More >>

Toy Library Awareness Week: Waitatai

Friday, 20 July 2007, 10:58 am | blueskin.co.nz

Every child has the right to play. Toy Libraries provide vital opportunities for play for every child. Play is crucial because it is the first step in children's education and development. Toy Libraries provide access to a wide variety of toys ... More >>

Waikouaiti Coast Community Board survey results

Monday, 2 July 2007, 12:27 am | blueskin.co.nz

The Waikouaiti Coast Community Board of the Dunedin City Council has released the results of their "Your Community, Your Future, Your Vision" survey of local residents. Their summary of comments follows. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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