My Dunedin Itinerary

Dunedin attracts growing number of screen productions

20 June 2019

A US remake of the cult horror film Black Christmas will be using Dunedin city and North Otago locations over the next few weeks for filming, including the University of Otago’s campus.


Dunedin quarterly economic figures underscore confident future

12 June 2019

A combination of steady growth in Dunedin’s GDP, employment numbers, population and building activity, provide a continuing platform for confidence in the city’s economic future.


Otago Provincial Growth Fund allocations highlight need to understand labour demand

24 May 2019

The future of work in Otago region is set to benefit from the Provincial Growth Fund allocations announced today. With approximately $10 billion worth of significant construction projects forecast in the Otago region over the next 15 years, including the new Dunedin Hospital, a Construction Workforce Modelling Project has been initiated to provide essential analysis of the labour demand required.


Confidence in Startup Dunedin Trust attracts funds

23 May 2019

The Dunedin City Council’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) has approved $150,000 to support the Startup Dunedin Trust’s development of the local startup ecosystem over 2019/20, providing pathways for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses and support job creation in Dunedin.


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.