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.
19 March 2019
Enterprise Dunedin in conjunction with key city stakeholders will launch a new data insights dashboard on its DunedinNZ.com 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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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Read the November update from Enterprise Dunedin which focuses on tourism
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.
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.
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.
18 September 2018
Dunedin startup company Code Lingo is helping the world solve a $1 trillion problem.
06 September 2018
DunedinNZ.com 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.
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.
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.
08 August 2018
Dunedin screen writers are being sought for a two-month residency in Shanghai in October and November this year.
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.
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.
13 June 2018
13 June 2018
Dunedin is furthering business opportunities with Toowoomba, Australia at a conference in Auckland today.
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.
20 March 2018
An expo that demystifies tech for all ages, called TEXpo, will be the highlight of Dunedin Techweek on 19-27 May.
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.