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.
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.
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.
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.
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.