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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.


Ikelite Dive Housing for Sale

I'm selling my surplus-to-requirements, never been near the water, still in its box, Ikelite housing and 8-inch dome port for a Canon EOS 5D Mark 2 and with fittings for Canon 15mm fisheye lens.
It has never been in the water – I'm only selling it because I retired from diving before I got to use it.
It cost me around NZD3500. Happy to sell for offers around $2500.
Call me, Kim, on 07 578 5138 (Tauranga).


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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Pro surf photography kit for sale

Pro surf photography kit for sale:
Canon 1DX MkII - SC < 90,000 with spare Battery and 1x 128gb CFast 2.0
EF 24-105mm f4 ii
EF 16-35mm f2.8

SPL A-series Underwater Housing (Sierra Cream) with dual handles and pistol grip - comes with:
- 50mm flat port
- Under / Over Dome (ie. 8-inch dome)
- 15mm fisheye dome
- 24-105mm f4 ii zoom port

Pelican iM2875 Storm Case
L - 63.3 cm, W - 60.2 cm, D - 33.3 cm

Message me if interested and I'll send details & photos ... Auckland Based (if you want to inspect in the weekend).
Cheers, Richard 0272834872


New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival is an annual celebration of film that will be held at The Regent and The Rialto from August 9th-26th. A cultural highlight of winter, this year highlighting 20 Cannes films and 8 fine Kiwi feature films.
The festival features a surf film, Breath, based on Tim Winton's novel of the same name and directed by actor Simon Baker. That is one not to miss ...
Programmes can be found in most Dunedin cafés, galleries and public spaces.
Visit for more info.


12-day Click n' Pick Dunedin Challenge

Take up the 12-day Click n' Pick Dunedin challenge to support Plastic Free July, and be in the draw to win a original painting!1 July – 30 July 2018, 4pm
Get the instruction from:

For Sale

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


Sunday June 2

Kaikoura Coldwater Classic, Kaikoura

The Kaikoura Coldwater Classic will be held in Kaikoura from May 31 through to June 2, 2019.

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