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Rip Curl surfboard sock

Rip Curl surfboard sock, $15
Used condition, has a couple of small holes but still works and protects your board. size: 7ft2

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DaFin bodysurfing fins size M 7-8

DaFin bodysurfing fins size M 7-8 $80
Near new condition, bought wrong size. Can post at buyers expense. Great fins for bodyboarding/bodysurfing, used by lifeguards in Hawaii. Size M 7-8


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Wetsuit Found at Blackhead

I found a wetsuit on the road near Blackhead on Sunday.
My number is 021726969
Cheers, Greg


Pounamu Found

A Box of Light reader found a really nice pounamu/greenstone pendant at the beach a few weeks ago. It's a really cool piece so we'd love to get it back to its owner. Check out the Box of Light Facebook page for the photos and help us return it.



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Book: Forgotten Ships

Released in Dunedin recently was the new maritime book on ships lost and wrecked coming to New Zealand between 1820-1925. Printed professionally by Craig's Design and Print in Invercargill and supported by the Otago Maritime Society this 204 page book is available by contacting the author at


Found: O'Neill Hood, St Clair

We found an O'Neill hood on the footpath near the Beach Street roundabout at St Clair on Saturday. If it's yours call us on 021 162 1226 and we can return it to you.


Critical Mass Dunedin: Group Bike Ride

Critical Mass Dunedin: Group Bike Ride
Critical Mass is a worldwide movement to celebrate cycling. Anyone/any bike is welcome to join the family-friendly, fun, relaxed, group bike ride.

Meeting on the Last Friday of every month at 5:15 pm, outside the Otago Museum.

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For sale: Stunning big house in Margaret River, WA

We have a house for sale in Margaret River, WA. This stunning big house is located near bush and town at 47 Merlot Place. See our listing in


Lost Surfboard: Green Mike Murden Custom

Lost: Green Mike Murden Custom
My surfboard went missing late Thursday evening (December 7) after a surf at St Kilda round 10pm. I left it on the grass verge on John Wilson Drive. I came back after I got home and realised I'd left it, but it was gone. It's a green 5'6" Mike Murden custom - if you've seen it please let me know.
Thanks for your help!


Friday August 30

Bespoke Art Auction, St Clair School

St Clair School is holding its annual Bespoke Art Auction on Friday, August 30. 7-10pm

St Clair School
135 Richardson Street, St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand 9012


Saturday September 28

Port Chalmers Seafood Festival, Port Chalmers

We hope to see you all on the 28th September 2019 for the Port Chalmers Seafood Festival. Save the date on your calendar and stay tuned for more information about the festival!

The Festival is completely run by local volunteers who have worked together to create a professional festival that is fun for the whole family. Its roots are in the community it serves and in 2015 the festival returned over $20,000 to West Harbour and wider Dunedin community groups. The 2017 festival was ever bigger!

For more info check out our website:

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