Local Produce: Tom Sharp - Going Solo as beatvandal

Posted 2:14am Monday 9th August 2021

Tom Sharp is a musician well-acquainted with the Dunedin scene. For his latest project he has decided to go solo and give Dunedin a taste of his own unique style. He has released two singles and an EP under the name beatvandal.  Tom started taking law at Otago after a gap-year in 2018, but Read more...

DCC Makes Bank From Parking

Posted 1:06am Monday 9th August 2021

The Dunedin City Council raked in $1.81 million in parking fine revenue over the 2019 – 2020 period. This represented a decrease in revenue from the last two years. The cost of running the parking service has steadily increased by $210,000, from $1.95 million in 2017 – 2018 to $2.16 Read more...

Local Produce: Emerik Wallace - The Fade Master

Posted 5:33pm Sunday 1st August 2021

Emerik Wallace is a very chill guy, who loves cutting hair. He runs @fat_emz_cuts cutting hair on weekends for customers and a few mates. Alongside this, he studies physio right here at Otago.  Emerik started out cutting his own hair, he says. “I used to try to do short sides and fades Read more...

Huzur Kebab: Why have abs when you can have kebabs?

Posted 5:30pm Sunday 1st August 2021

Huzur Kebab is the newest kebab place in town. They opened on June 12. Owned and run by Mustafa Boztas, Huzur is located just north of fatty lane. It has provided much-needed, late-night Turkish food north of the Octagon, and brings something to the table that fatty lane has always been lacking: Read more...

DCC Proposal Would Re-Route SH1

Posted 3:39pm Sunday 1st August 2021

In a new plan, the Dunedin City Council will divert traffic from the one-way systems and increase pedestrian access to the Uni.  According to the DCC, the ‘Harbour Arterial Project’ should reduce pressure on the one-way systems. A spokesperson said that “as part of the Read more...

Local Produce: Rezzy Crooks

Posted 5:44pm Sunday 25th July 2021

Image credit: Rosa Nevison Rezzy Crooks are now one of the OG bands on the Dunedin scene well established by many a pint night. There are four members Sam, Jamie, Toby and Josh in a classic two guitar, bass, and drums set-up.  We checked in with them to see what it takes to make it to the Read more...

Wrapping Up the History of Condoms

Posted 5:22pm Sunday 25th July 2021

Condoms could be a lot worse. The colourful history of humans trying to find a way to have sex without consequences highlights how appreciative we should be of current advances in technology, which have allowed us to have sex without dipping our penises in tar. It really makes you Read more...

How to Home Alone Your Flat: Prevent burglars with these tips from a psychopathic kid

Posted 11:18am Tuesday 13th July 2021

Flat break-ins in North Dunedin are almost more common than chlamydia. Insurance is expensive and when landlords don’t pay for basic kitchen repairs, they sure as shit aren’t going to pay for any decent home security system. So what can you do to prevent burglars taking your most prized Read more...

Local Produce: Hot Sauce Club

Posted 7:59pm Sunday 30th May 2021

Image credit: Rosa Nevison Hot Sauce Club are a recent band on the Dunedin scene. They’ve taken Dunedin by storm with a continuous series of gigs since their venue debut at Starters. Their Spotify is still in the pipes at the moment but check out their Insta @hotsauceclub. The band consists Read more...

ECONOMIC LIPOFILLING: Landlords Rub Hands Together With Glee and Lick Lips Lasciviously at 2022 Riches as Jacinda and Grant Let Loose the MONEY PUMP

Posted 4:44pm Sunday 30th May 2021

Student allowances are set to increase by $25 in April 2022. Most students can be confident that this change will see a similar rise in rent across most of Dunedin.  The average increase in rent for next year appears to be between $10 and $20 per person, according to the students interviewed Read more...

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