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Vogel Street Party MMXVI

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.

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Nook and Cranny Music Festival 2016

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

The Mentalist Collective
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Valley Bluegrass
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Henry Phillip Wilson
Nook & Cranny Music Festival 2016PSA38

Molly Devine
Nook & Cranny Music Festival 2016PSA18

Tiny Pieces of Eight
Nook & Cranny Music Festival 2016PSA16

Graeme Downes
Nook & Cranny Music Festival 2016PSA34
Photos ©Paul S Allen 2016
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If you are the artist represented in the image please contact me if you would like the full size image also other images available.

2015 South Dunedin Street Festival

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.

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Photos: All rights reserved ©Paul S Allen 2015
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Protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products – Dunedin NZ

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.

Photos by Paul S Allen

More photos on my Flickr account

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

Dunedin protest against the sale of synthetic cannabis products

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 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11232476 

• 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

 

100 attend legal highs protest in Dunedin- Otago Daily Times  – 5 April 2014

“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


http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/297863/100-attend-legal-highs-protest-dunedin

Protesting against "legal highs"

Karen Casey and David Hore protesting near a “legal high” store in South Dunedin on 12 April 2014

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Nationwide Rally Against The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) – Dunedin Rally.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.
Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.Protest against the TPPA in Dunedin.

Nationwide Rally Against The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) – Dunedin Rally.
Photos by ©Paul S Allen 2014

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