23 December 2019
The Dunedin-based New Zealand Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE), in partnership with the New Zealand Game Developers Association (NZGDA), has awarded three $5000 travel grants to Dunedin-based game developers to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California in March 2020.
17 December 2019
The strength of the 25-year sister city relationship between Shanghai and Dunedin is being underscored by a visit from high-ranking Shanghai city representatives on 17-18 December.
13 December 2019
Dunedin has joined the Australia-New Zealand bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will arrive at FIFA headquarters in Zurich today.
13 December 2019
Black Christmas, the horror film shot around Dunedin and the University of Otago over 18 weeks this year, will be released in cinemas in the United States, today ‑ Friday the 13th of December.
26 November 2019
On Thursday 28 November, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) will be signed between successful Japan-based video games publisher, JP GAMES, and the recently announced New Zealand of Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE), which is being established in Dunedin.
21 November 2019
Dunedin’s economy continues growing steadily upward, with most aspects comparing favourably with national figures, according to the latest Infometrics Quarterly Economic Monitor report for the year to September 2019.
20 November 2019
The Dunedin-based New Zealand Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE), in partnership with the New Zealand Game Developers Association (NZGDA), is offering three $5000 travel grants to Dunedin-based game developers to attend the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, California in March 2020.
30 October 2019
In a Government announcement made today, Dunedin has been confirmed as New Zealand’s new Centre of Digital Excellence, a national hub that will support the development of a $1 billion video game industry over the next ten years.
17 September 2019
On 18 September, successful local internship programme JobDUN celebrates 10 years of assisting businesses to find talent, save time and create employment in Dunedin
22 August 2019
15 August 2019
An international education delegation visiting Dunedin on Friday 16 August will help to boost the University of Otago and City of Dunedin’s profile in key student recruitment markets the United States, the United Kingdom and France.
12 July 2019
Funding for a second major science and technology research collaboration between the University of Otago and a Shanghai tertiary institution has been awarded thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Enterprise Dunedin, Otago and the Shanghai Science and Technology Commission in 2016.
09 July 2019
Dunedin City Council’s Enterprise Dunedin is happy to announce the appointment of Malcolm Anderson to the role of City Marketing Manager.
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.