My Dunedin Itinerary

Techweek Dunedin 2019 Programme Launched

11 April 2019

Innovation, imagination, discovery and collaboration will be the defining features of Techweek Dunedin, which runs from Monday 20 May until Sunday 26 May, as part of the national Techweek19 programme. Focusing on innovation that’s good for the world, the week-long tech showcase will feature over 40 local events for all ages.


Enterprise Dunedin launches new economic data insights dashboard

19 March 2019

Enterprise Dunedin in conjunction with key city stakeholders will launch a new data insights dashboard on its site on 18 March. Detailing statistics and trends across a number of city sectors, including tourism, DunedinNZ Insights addresses one of the main actions within the Dunedin Destination Plan to ‘collect and share insights’.


Quarterly Economic Monitor points to healthy tourism growth

28 February 2019

Figures released today indicate Dunedin’s tourism spend has performed above the national average with a 6.2% increase over the December 2018 year as compared to a 4.3% increase nationally, according to an Infometrics report.


Enterprise Dunedin to remain an in-house unit of DCC

15 February 2019

Council unanimously accepted the report on the Enterprise Dunedin review at its 29 January meeting and agreed that it is the best model for the city.


Dunedin job growth tracking well against Economic Development Strategy

31 January 2019

Dunedin experienced a 2.7% increase in filled jobs over the March 2018 year with 1,646 new positions created, according to the latest report from Infometrics.


Start-up ecosystem to benefit from exciting initiatives

24 December 2018

Shared working space businesses, Innov8HQ and Petridish have each been awarded $25,000 by Enterprise Dunedin on behalf of the Grow Dunedin Partners (GDP) to support their business start-up initiatives.


Dunedin enjoys steady growth across the board

30 November 2018

Economic growth in Dunedin has remained above 2%pa for the last four years, with employment and retail spending remaining particularly strong, according to the latest figures from Infometrics.


David Hay first Dunedin Shanghai Screen Writers’ Exchange recipient

22 November 2018

The Dunedin Shanghai Screen Writers’ Exchange begins this month with international award- winning film and television producer, writer and director, David Hay, leaving for six weeks in China on 24 November.


Dunedin’s relationship with China continues to grow

16 November 2018

Dunedin’s relationship with China continued to bloom last week as a delegation from the city travelled to Shanghai and Wuxi to further connections between cultural, educational and business sectors.


New Central Dunedin District Energy Scheme considered

15 November 2018

Potential for an eco-friendly energy system for central Dunedin came a step closer this month with the city’s major institutions adding their signature to a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).


Enterprise Dunedin - November 2018

14 November 2018 (915.8 KB in PDF format)

Read the November update from Enterprise Dunedin which focuses on tourism

Download the PDF

Nicole Carvell appointed as Enterprise Dunedin’s Business Events Tourism Advisor

05 November 2018

Nicole Carvell has been appointed as the Enterprise Dunedin’s Business Events Tourism Advisor. Succeeding Bree Jones, who is now with Canterbury Rugby, Nicole moved into the role from her previous position as Business Events Sales Coordinator.


World record ocean row attempt to embark from Dunedin

02 November 2018

Dunedin is set to be the launch point for a world record attempt to row the Southern Ocean and around Cape Horn. Russian adventurer and Orthodox priest Fedor Konyukhov will touch down in the city in early November to prepare for the feat.


Fund to foster new start-up ecosystem initiatives

24 October 2018

A $50,000 contestable fund for new Dunedin business start-up initiatives has been launched by the Grow Dunedin Partnership and Enterprise Dunedin.


Dunedin Start-up Tackling $1 Trillion Problem

18 September 2018

Dunedin startup company Code Lingo is helping the world solve a $1 trillion problem.


‘ED’ the Chatbot Joins the DunedinNZ Team

06 September 2018 has welcomed ‘ED’ the chatbot as the newest member of its customer service team, the first destination marketing organisation in New Zealand to adopt this form of Artificial Intelligence technology.


Sexy Summer Jobs case study - Southern Clams intern Miao Zhang

05 September 2018

Roger Belton, Managing Director of Dunedin company Southern Clams, is a firm believer in internships. He’s supported Enterprise Dunedin’s Sexy Summer Jobs programme since its inception in 2009; most years he takes on interns to work at his clam (cockle) company.


Speed event matches interns and Dunedin companies

05 September 2018

Enterprise Dunedin’s Sexy Summer Jobs (SSJ) speed interview event this month will match tertiary students with Dunedin companies wanting to take on interns. Interns can be employed for up to six months through the programme.


Seeking screen writers for Shanghai residency

08 August 2018

Dunedin screen writers are being sought for a two-month residency in Shanghai in October and November this year.


Small business support pitched at roadshow

06 August 2018

Small business owners can learn about the support, advice and funding available from government agencies at two roadshows in Otago this month.


First Aid Pod shelters injured patients

18 June 2018

After dealing with numerous medical events and first aid situations at his workplace in a Dunedin supermarket, Operations Manager Tony Watts saw a need for privacy and shelter for patients during medical emergencies.


Ties strengthened between Dunedin and Hengshui, China

13 June 2018


Toowoomba looks at Dunedin’s achievements

13 June 2018

Dunedin is furthering business opportunities with Toowoomba, Australia at a conference in Auckland today.


Techweek events Dunedin 19-27 May

18 May 2018

Techweek’18 is New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation that’s good for the world, with hundreds of events across the country from 19-27 May.


Tech festival to foster innovation in Dunedin

20 March 2018

An expo that demystifies tech for all ages, called TEXpo, will be the highlight of Dunedin Techweek on 19-27 May.


Charter aims to help make our food system sustainable

09 March 2018

The Good Food Dunedin Charter, which describes how we would like our food system to look in the future, is being considered by Dunedin City Council next week.