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Smaills Surf Bunker For Sale

Smaills surf bunker for sale for the first time in almost 20 years.
Turn of the century character villa on Smaills Beach, Otago Peninsula.

This is 3.5 bedroom home is located on a private secluded 3/4 hectare rural section. A 1908 double brick villa with three large bedrooms, office, spacious living areas single garage, outbuildings connected by a covered breezeway. An open fire and great farm-style kitchen with a working coal range connected to a wetback and radiator system heats the entire home during winter months. Recently re-roofed and repainted. One of the original Smaills' homestead properties with unique heritage-listed macrocarpas over 125 years old, views of Smaills Beach and rural valley from the property. Short walk to the beach and a 10-15 minute drive to Dunedin CBD, city and peninsula beaches and breaks.

POA. Enquiries in the first instance to Ryan on 0212428688 or email:


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!


Lost Surfboard: JS Monsta Box

A JS Monsta Box Surfboard was left on the grass verge of John Wilson Drive at Saint Kilda on Thursday evening 30th of November.
Someone may have picked it up that night or early on Friday the 1st of December.

Please contact Che if you have any information on 022 122 7641


Calling all Surfing Mums (and Dads)

I'd be super keen to meet other surfing mums/dads with young kids for shared surf fun/babysitting sessions. Other towns have official "surfing mums" clubs, but I don't think there's anything formal going in Dunners yet. I'd be happy to set something up or keep it informal if anyone is keen. Drop me an email if this sounds good to you:


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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