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September 2018

Volunteers and Performers Needed – Diwali 2018

September 6 @ 8:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm
Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Do you want to be involved in Dunedin's Diwali Festival of Light on Saturday 3 November 2018? We need volunteers for everything! Prior to Diwali: making decorations at Community Gallery. Stalls, counters at DPAG, Otago Museum, Octagon, Food stalls in the Octagon. Performances - dance, song and music with an Indian flavour. And more . . Please contact one of us: Suzanne Caulton: suxanne.caulton@otagomuseum.nz Lynda Cullen: lcullen@dcc.govt.nz Swaroopa Unni: natyalokanz@gmail.com Rekha Shailaj: Rekha.Rana@op.ac.nz  

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Community Access Grants: Dunedin Venues

September 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 1, 2018

Host your community event at the Dunedin Centre or Forsyth Barr Stadium with help from the Community Access Grant! The second round of applications for the Community Access Grant will open on Monday 3 September. Community groups can apply for funding to get free or subsidised venue hire at Forsyth Barr Stadium and the Dunedin Centre. The Community Access Grant offers funding to groups or individuals who want to host events at either venue in the first half of 2019.…

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80 Years of Albatross – Lance’s legacy

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Royal Albatross Centre, 1260 Harington Point Road Taiaroa Head
Dunedin, 1260 Harington Point Road New Zealand
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Why do the albatross nest at Taiaroa Head? Learn about a wildlife hero and how he helped the first Albatross chick fledge in 1938 leading to the establishment of the world’s only mainland Royal Albatross breeding colony right here in Dunedin. Lance Richdale was the seabird genius who inspired generations of nature lovers. Meet Neville Peat, celebrated author of ‘Seabird Genius’ and hear the incredible story of Lance’s life and work. Free talk to celebrate 80 years since the first…

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Valley Spring Clean

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Valley Project, 262 North Road, North East Valley
Dunedin, 9010 New Zealand
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Feeling overwhelmed with weeds and rubbish? Then join the 2018 Valley Spring Clean. Much like last year, the Valley Project is helping with a free skip, e-waste collection and paint collection. Bring your unwanted stuff down to the Valley Project rooms between 12 midday and 3 pm on Sunday September 23. There will be recycled craft activities for kids, a sausage sizzle, e-bikes and maybe a baby goat! We need volunteers to help out on the day, even just for…

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Refugee Support Centre

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

The Dunedin Refugee Support Centre offers community information, friendship, advice and advocacy. It is open every Monday from 1pm to 3pm at Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place. For more information, please call Afife Harris on 027 419 3125.

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October 2018

Freeze the fees – Eat ice cubes outside the clock tower protest

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Otago University Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Every year around exam time when students are the most preoccupied the Otago University Council catches us with our pants down and raises fees, leaving us students even further out in the cold...literally. Basically we're freezing in our flats and all we want is the fees to freeze instead. So this year lets gather together, bring our bags of ice, nibble an ice cube or two on mass to show how badly we want the fees to freeze (as in…

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Meet Your Local AccessAbility Area Coordinator

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 3, 2018

South Dunedin Community Pop Up, 199 Hillside Rd
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Kia ora, I’m Harriet Toa, the Local Area Coordinator with AccessAbility. My role is to encourage you to dream big and make plans for a good life. I can connect you with people and opportunities in your local community to help you achieve your goals. Every Wednesday until the 3rd of October, I will be at the DCC South Dunedin Community Pop-Up at 199 Hillside Road, between 11 and 12.30. Anyone can ask me for free information and advice. To…

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Champions of Stroke

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Dunedin Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street
Dunedin, New Zealand
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An Exhibition of Art, Photographs and Personal Stories of their Recovery. Celebrating Life After Stroke. By raising awareness we believe we can help end the stigma and isolation; and create conversations to educate and gain an understanding of life after stroke in our wider community.

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The Phenomenon of Healing

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place
Dunedin, New Zealand
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A documentary film. The Phenomenon of Healing - The Worldwide Activities of the Bruno Groning Circle of Friends. Free event. Donations welcome.

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Interactive Mural Painting

October 8 @ 10:00 am - October 12 @ 3:00 pm
Wall Street Mall, 211 George St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Join us for a collaborative mural painting activity over the course of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018! This event runs from 10am–3pm on Monday, 8 October until Friday, 12 October in the Wall Street Mall. Local cartoonist and art educator Brent Harpur will mentor select school students as they contribute towards a large mural with their interpretation of mental wellbeing. All members of the public young and old are invited to engage with painting the mural and add their own…

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Mental Health Awareness Week Dunedin Launch

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon
Dunedin, 9016 New Zealand
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Join us for a celebratory evening to promote and launch the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 in Dunedin. This inspiring and friendly evening is aimed at the wider Dunedin community, and will be held at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Please join us for light refreshments, thought-provoking entertainment from Suitcase Theatre and two fabulous guest speakers, Peter Frost and Alesha Pyers. Due to the nature of the play excerpts we recommend age 16+ years. Please register online to…

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Orokonui Ecosanctuary Remembrance Walk

October 10 @ 7:30 pm
Orokonui Ecosanctuary, 600 Blueskin Rd, Waitati
Dunedin, 9081 New Zealand
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Join us at Orokonui... Take a candle-lit walk through the Ecosanctuary at twilight to reflect and remember those that have gone before, and the Ecosanctuary's beginnings. Wednesday 10 October 2018 starting at 7:30pm. Free admission | Bus Transport Available RSVP by 1 October 2018 to office@hopeandsons.co.nz  

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Wellness Walk and Fun Run

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hancock Park Dunedin, 9013 New Zealand + Google Map

Enter as a walker or runner, and bring along nana and the kids! This route is 4km in total, down the length of John Wilson Ocean Drive in Dunedin and back. Everyone is welcome (pram and wheelchair-friendly) and you can turn around at any time! Enjoy a picnic lunch and finish off with a play at the dinosaur park. Please register online: www.tickettailor.com/events/mhaw/191493/. See flyer for more details!

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