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This years Vogel Street Party MMXVI has been another stunning event. Many thanks to the hard working crew who organised and ran the event and to the sponsors.
As usual most of the images are in my preferred black and white style although some are colour.
Here are a few images from the day, if you would like to see more please visit my Flickr account.
A festival of Dunedin musicians, singer-songwriters, bands and solo acts for the launch of NZ Music Month 2016
Held 1 May 2016 at the Dunedin Public Library
Dunedin, New Zealand
Here is a sample of images from the day there are more on my Flickr account
This is the fourth year of the South Dunedin Street Festival and, despite ferocious winds, thousands of people enjoyed the celebration of all that is South Dunedin.
Here are a few photos, but if you would like to see more there are many more photos on my Flickr page.
Protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products.
Dunedin Saturday 5 April 2014.
Personal accounts shared from family members of those who use and are damaged by Synthetic Cannabis products (legal highs) and from those who have used them.
The sometimes hostile crowd heard augments from both sides of the legalise marijuana debate.
Many negative comments aimed at the government and local government.
This is a complex issue.
According to the NZ Herald
• NZ is the only nation permitting the sale of psychoactive substances if they are found in clinical trials to be “low risk”.
• 42 substances have been given interim licences.
• All will have to reapply for licences under regulations starting in July/August.
• Interim licences will continue if owners can show plans for clinical trials
“About 100 people gathered in Dunedin’s Octagon this afternoon to protest legal highs.
Protests are being held in 23 centres from Whangarei to Invercargill today, and they were organised by Tokoroa mother Julie King via a Facebook event page, “Aotearoa bans the sale and distribution of legal highs in our country”.
One of the speakers at the Dunedin protest was Calvin Hooper, who protested outside “… Read more
Karen Casey and David Hore protesting near a “legal high” store in South Dunedin on 12 April 2014
Nationwide Rally Against The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) – Dunedin Rally.
Photos by ©Paul S Allen 2014