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Christmas cards for those alone this year

Monday, 2 November 2020

We will again be collecting Christmas cards for those facing Christmas alone this year with a drop box set up at the Staff Club throughout November and December. You can either write a message using one of our cards while waiting for a coffee or drop in cards that you've already filled with messages of love. Cards can be shop bought or hand made (envelopes are not necessary). All we ask is that you fill them with a message aimed at bringing a smile and a sense of feeling remembered to the older members of our community that may otherwise face Christmas alone. If you can't get to the Staff Club or would like more information or ideas please get in touch.

Contact Lisa, Email: lisa.russell@otago.ac.nz

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Italian classes

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Have some fun and learn Italian with Antonella, an experienced teacher (PhD in Linguistics). I am a native speaker of Italian and I offer group or individual lessons. I am also available for translations. Benvenuti!

Contact J-R, Email: j-r.hayashishita@otago.ac.nz, Ph: 03 473 0832 or 027 341 8312

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Dunedin Star Singers

Friday, 23 October 2020

The Dunedin Star Singers is a community based women's choir of around 30. We are always looking for new members to come and join us. We rehearse on Tuesdays from 7-9pm, and perform two concerts per year plus singouts at various venues (Toitu Settlers Museum, Otago Museum, and retirement villages). You don't have to be able to read music, just to sing in tune. We work hard, and have a lot of fun! We will commence for 2021 in February.

Please contact us if you are interested.

Contact the Director, Email: rosemary.tarbotton@otago.ac.nz

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French tuition

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Bonjour à tous

My name is Frédéric, I am offering private tuition in French for all levels, ages and purposes: conversation classes, NCEA preparation, refreshment classes etc. Coffee and laughter will always be on the menu!

I am a native speaker of French with 6 years experience in secondary schools and 7 years at the University of Otago, where I have been facilitating conversation workshops as a tutor.

$40 per hour for one person or $25 per person for 2 participants.

Au plaisir de faire votre connaissance, Frédéric Dichtel

Contact Frédéric, Ph: 0211459895 or Email: dichtelfd@gmail.com

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Southern Consort of Voices welcomes new members

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

The Southern Consort of Voices is a chamber choir in Dunedin. Our repertoire features early music, contemporary music (especially by New Zealand composers) and everything in between!

We welcome new members. Currently, we are looking especially for tenors and basses. If you are interested in joining us, please get in contact with our director, Daniel Kelly director@southernconsort.org.nz.

The process for joining the choir is that you join us for a rehearsal, and if you feel that the choir is right for you then you audition. We rehearse on Monday evenings very near the Dunedin campus, and we usually perform four concerts each year.

You do not need to be a trained singer, but good tuning and the ability to blend are important. We do learn a lot of music, so good music reading skills are highly desirable, as is experience from other choirs.

We welcome you to contact us if you're interested. You can discover more about the choir at our website www.southernconsort.org.nz or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SouthernConsortOfVoices.

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Attention Dog Owners

Monday, 9 March 2020

Check out Urban Canine, we offer dog training, socialising, behaviour work, dog sitting and weekend pack adventures.

Find us on Facebook or Email: urbancaninenz@gmail.com for further information.

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Clothing alteration and curtain/soft furnishing making services

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Quality workmanship at reasonable prices. I also make patchwork cot quilts, which are a fantastic baby gift. Please enquire for examples of my work.

Contact Anya, Ph: 021 061 5709 or 473 7070, Email: anya.rose@otago.ac.nz​​