Daily Archives: August 16, 2015

June flood: Dunedin drop-in centre open 27 August

Drop-in centre available for those needing help, looking for advice on re-building efforts, accommodation and so on. People in other areas of the city affected by the flood also welcome.

### ODT Online Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Drop-in centre set up for post-flood support
Source: The Star
With many people still in clean-up and repair mode after the June floods, support agencies have planned a one-day drop-in centre for those looking for support and advice. A joint project between the Dunedin City Council and Presbyterian Support Otago, the drop-in centre will run from 11am to 7pm on Thursday, August 27, at the Church of Christ hall, 3 Prince Albert Rd, South Dunedin.
The event will involve representatives of council, government agencies, public health, social agencies, and other relevant services.
Read more

█ In the meantime, anyone with questions or concerns about flood issues is asked to phone the Dunedin City Council on 477-4000.

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Otago Daily Times Published on Jun 4, 2015
Raw aerial video of Dunedin Flooding
Video courtesy One News.

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South Dunedin is a suburb under siege by Mother Nature – battered by ocean waves, floods, a rising water table and with the dark clouds of climate change predictions building on the horizon. Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull believes South Dunedin is at a crossroads and it is time to start considering the “end game”. Read more

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managed retreat revised 10 7 15
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