My Dunedin Itinerary

Business grows in Timely fashion

24 December 2016

Timely, which produces a cloud-based appointment management system for businesses requiring scheduling of their staff and services, is the Otago Daily Times Business of the Year.

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A Year In Review

14 December 2016

Our show reel highlights the activities, outcomes and successes of 2016 from the team at Enterprise Dunedin.

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Digital hub to promote opportunities

14 December 2016

An interactive community hub showcasing gigabit technologies is a ''brilliant asset'' for Dunedin, Digital Community Trust chairman John Gallaher says.

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Ultra-fast broadband centre opens in Dunedin library

13 December 2016

An ultra-fast broadband centre has been launched in Dunedin's central library.

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Kiwi Life: Living the Dunedin dream

04 December 2016

Denise Burnham swapped the south of England for New Zealand's deep south.

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Time for a change: Dunedin software developers Timely embrace the remote workplace

23 November 2016

The importance of a work-life balance is at the centre of one of New Zealand's fastest growing startups – and where better to work than sunny Dunedin?

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Help bettering business sustainability

22 November 2016

A Dunedin start-up with a twist is promising to reduce carbon emissions while increasing the profit of businesses from 16 different industries.

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Antony Deaker Dunedin looks for film opportunities

31 October 2016

The Dunedin City Council is hoping to attract more film productions to Dunedin, and improve the lot of local film-makers, as a recent project filmed in the city hits the screens.

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They're in fashion: trying Dunedin's vibrant fashion scene on for size

28 October 2016

With the increasingly influential iD Dunedin Fashion Week, a host of established and up-and-coming fashion brands basing themselves in the city, and a regular flow of talented students honing their craft, it could be argued Dunedin is the world’s southernmost fashion hub. And this reputation is adding to the city’s sense of optimism – and style.

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Enterprise Dunedin update October 2016

26 October 2016 (1.1 MB in PDF format)

Cruise season update with statistics, new facilities and plans for the future

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Enterprise Dunedin update September 2016

26 October 2016 (2.4 MB in PDF format)

Current Spring campaign supporting Dunedin's Arts and Culture community #createdunedin, city visitor statistics and Business Events support

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Cinz meeting for city

20 October 2016

Dunedin's reputation as a conference destination has been further cemented with another conference added to the growing list.

Yesterday it was announced Dunedin would host the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (Cinz) conference at the Dunedin Centre next October.

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How sustainable can we make our local food system?

20 October 2016

Food connects people, but it's more than just sitting round a table together.

It might be children helping in the kitchen or vegetable garden, socialising with a gardening group in a community garden, talking with the grower at the farmers market, or talking about what you are eating, says Ruth Zeinert.

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Idealog's Guide to Dunedin: Lifting up

14 October 2016

Due to a combination of good luck and good planning, Dunedin’s economy is starting to grow—and diversify—after many years in the doldrums. Caitlin Salter looks at the city’s economic prospects and sees some positive signs.

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Dunedin gears up for cruise season

13 October 2016

A massive cruise ship season for Dunedin is set to start tomorrow and tourism operators believe the city is up to the challenge.

Sun Princess is due to arrive in Port Chalmers at 7.15am tomorrow, signalling the start of a cruise ship season expected to bring 87 cruise ships with a total capacity of 250,000 people to the city.

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RocketWerkz hiring for AAA title

16 September 2016

DayZ creator Dean Hall’s Dunedin based game development studio RocketWerkz is increasing its staff for an upcoming unannounced large scale project following investment from Tencent.

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Huge interest in Dunedin real estate prompts city guide for out-of-town investors

09 September 2016

Keen out-of-city interest in Dunedin properties has prompted some real estate agents to put together information pamphlets and online guides to the city.

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Enterprise Dunedin update August 2016

24 August 2016 (2.1 MB in PDF format)

The August update features recent activity in China, the upcoming Sexy Summer Jobs programme, Idealog’s guide to Dunedin and GigCity Wifi Hotspots.

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Airport takes on city brand

19 August 2016

Dunedin Airport sports a new sign at its entrance that connects it to the city brand.

The new sign follows a rebranding last year that took on Dunedin’s Gothic font as the airport moved to form a closer connection to the city it serves.

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Enterprise Dunedin update July 2016

12 July 2016 (4.0 MB in PDF format)

Dunedin enjoyed growth in the tourism sector over the summer season. 2015 was an exceptional year for Dunedin hotels which collectively recorded their best results in five years, with 75.3% occupancy, up 1.7 points on 2014.

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New Zealand's first city Dunedin: The return of New Zealand's first city

12 July 2016

Something is stirring in the Edinburgh of the South and Dunedin is on the comeback trail.

Dunedin was New Zealand's first city, but has since been overtaken in size by six other cities. But something is stirring in the Edinburgh of the South, and Dunedin is on the comeback trail.
For a city without a slogan Dunedin has picked up a few unofficial ones in recent years.

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Enterprise Dunedin update June 2016

21 June 2016 (1.9 MB in PDF format)

Enterprise Dunedin's June update focuses on the Regional Business Partner 2.0 Programme

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Convention Tourism is taking off Convention Tourism is taking off

16 June 2016

Otago is experiencing a boom in conference and event tourism.

A positive outlook for the industry, worth $55 million to Dunedin alone last year, has also been reported in Oamaru and Queenstown, despite some issues with venues and accommodation.

That issue, in Queenstown and Christchurch in particular, has been Dunedin's gain

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Newshub logo Investors look to Dunedin as housing market booms

01 June 2016

The Dunedin market is the busiest it's been in almost a decade. A property boom is injecting life back into the Edinburgh of the South. Prices are rising, houses are being snapped up within weeks -- some are selling as soon as they're listed online, sight unseen.

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Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcct)

30 May 2016

The University of Otago has launched a new programme to prepare people for a career in Accounting.

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Enterprise Dunedin update May 2016

17 May 2016 (273.1 KB in PDF format)

Enterprise Dunedin's May update focuses on the city's creative sector and the activities and projects currently on the go.

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Adventure Media Group Dunedin Chorus Gig Case Study | Adventure Media Group Dunedin

27 April 2016

Adventure Media Group is another clever Dunedin company using the gig to innovate. Direction and editing: Glow Filming: Alex Lovell-Smith Photography Sound: The Video Factory.

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startup2016.png Startup Weekend

15 April 2016

Ever wanted to be involved in starting a new business? The perfect opportunity is here...Startup Weekend Dunedin on 15- 17 April. The beauty of the Startup Weekend is that it is low-commitment high-impact. If you have ever considered entrepreneurship but didn't know where to start, Startup weekends are a fantastic first step; because whether you are a full-time student, looking for a new challenges, in between projects, or a stay at home parent, most people can spare a weekend.

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Enterprise Dunedin update April 2016

12 April 2016 (1.5 MB in PDF format)

Enterprise Dunedin’s April update features Project China, tourism updates and the new Where the Wild Things are campaign.

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Enterprise Dunedin update March 2016

12 April 2016 (610.0 KB in PDF format)

The buoyant summer season has highlighted Dunedin’s popularity as a destination for visitors and solidifies tourism as a significant contributor to the city’s economy.

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Enterprise Dunedin update February 2016

12 April 2016 (1.3 MB in PDF format)

Enterprise Dunedin’s February activity update covers Social Media platforms, conferences in the city and the Positive Press campaign.

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Enterprise Dunedin update December 2015

06 January 2016 (1.8 MB in PDF format)

Dunedin's economy generates almost $4.9 billion in GDP per annum: approximately half of the total Otago Region's GDP. Dunedin's GDP grew by 2.3% in the year to March 2015. In addition 780 full time equivalent jobs have been generated over 12 months.

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