The Dunedin Amenities Society

It was with an immediate eye on the skies above on Sunday morning that members of the Society started their day. With all of the planning and worrying seeing it dawn beautifully fine...

2013 is a watershed moment for the Dunedin Amenities Society as it counts down towards the 125th anniversary of its foundation. Conceived on October 15th 1888, the Society is New Zealand’s oldest and longest running environmental organisation. It’s an enviable...

The recent decision by the City Council to restore the portion of Queens Drive above Littlebourne from car park to scenic road within the Town Belt is welcomed by the Dunedin Amenities Society....

The Dunedin Amenities Society first raised the issue of the alteration to Queens Drive in 2005-2006 after the City Council’s Transportation Planning Department unilaterally altered the road without public consultation in 2004-2005. Since...

The tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) is one of New Zealand’s most beautiful birds, and its impressive repertoire of guttural clicks and notes announces its presence in many Dunedin  neighbourhoods. Just having a tui visit your garden...

The day was grey and cool for the Society’s tree planting programme at Woodhaugh Gardens on July 23rd, but it certainly didn’t dampen people’s spirit. Over 50 people brought their favourite spade and donned their gumboots to plant...

Launch of the Alexander Bathgate Arbor Day Awards After devastating winds earlier this year destroyed many significant  trees in Woodhaugh Gardens the Dunedin Amenities Society, with the assistance of Les Cleveland, has...