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Restoration Of Key Dunedin Heritage Building Ramps Up

Friday, 1 October 2021, 5:30 pm | Dunedin City Council

The final two stages of a $6.4 million refurbishment of the Dunedin Railway Station are now confirmed and will help breathe new life into one of Dunedin’s most significant heritage buildings. New Zealand construction company Naylor Love has been awarded ... More >>

Dunedin Regional Events Funding round to open on 4 October

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 2:34 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 14 September 2021) The second round of the Government-backed Dunedin Regional Events Fund will open on 4 October 2021, inviting applications from new and existing Dunedin event organisers. The fund is aimed specifically at events that will attract ... More >>

Bands Sought For New Year’s Eve Concert

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 2:29 pm | Dunedin City Council

The search is on for bands to entertain the crowd at Dunedin’s 2021 New Year’s Eve concert in the Octagon. Dunedin City Council Events Advisor Olha Viazenko says the DCC is looking for bands that can bring something special to the stage on what ... More >>

Move To Alert Level 3 A Positive Step

Friday, 27 August 2021, 4:42 pm | Dunedin City Council

Mayor of Dunedin Aaron Hawkins is welcoming the city’s forthcoming move to Alert Level 3 – along with the rest of the country south of Auckland – as a positive step in the fight against COVID-19’s Delta variant. But Mr Hawkins is also urging ... More >>

First Round Of Dunedin Regional Events Fund Allocates $110,000

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 1:07 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 9 June 2021) The first round of the Dunedin Regional Events Fund has awarded $110,000 to two local events that are likely to attract more visitors into the city. The Dunedin City Council Grants Subcommittee allocated the funding following a meeting ... More >>

Kiwi Paralympian Holly Robinson To Feature In World-first Paralympics Game

Monday, 17 May 2021, 6:08 pm | Dunedin City Council

Major milestone in partnership between NZ’s Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) and JP GAMES Holly Robinson Dunedin-based Kiwi Paralympian Holly Robinson may not have won gold in Tokyo yet, but she’s set to be immortalised as a character in ... More >>

DCC Provides Further Information On Events Leading To No-drink-notice

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 4:58 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 3 February 2021) – The Dunedin City Council is providing more information on the events which led to yesterday’s issuing of advice to Waikouaiti and Karitane residents to not use tap water for drinking, cooking or preparing food ... More >>

Waikouaiti/Karitane Residents Advised Not To Drink Tap Water

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 3:21 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council and Public Health South are advising residents in Waikouaiti and Karitane not to use tap water for drinking, cooking or preparing food until further notice. The advice comes as officials work to understand the cause behind significantly ... More >>

Update On Dunedin Flooding Situation

Monday, 4 January 2021, 5:58 am | Dunedin City Council

7pm, Sunday, 3 January 2021 The worst of the weather now appears to have passed, and no further significant rain is forecast. However, Dunedin City Council staff will remain on standby overnight for any issues which arise. Power has now been restored ... More >>

Middlemarch Power Outage – Residents Asked Not To Flush Toilets

Sunday, 3 January 2021, 3:12 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is asking Middlemarch not to flush their toilets until further notice after a power cut to the area this afternoon. A lightning strike in the area cut power to Middlemarch about 2.30pm. This means that the town’s sewerage ... More >>

Energy Study Results Highlight Need For Urgent Climate Action

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 2:36 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin City Council and University of Otago media release Wednesday, 4 November 2020 The results of the latest Dunedin Energy Study highlight the need for urgent, community-wide action to reduce the city’s carbon footprint, says Mayor of Dunedin ... More >>

Freedom Camping Receives Funding Boost

Friday, 30 October 2020, 12:00 pm | Dunedin City Council

The freedom camping season in Dunedin is off to a good start this year with a funding boost. The Dunedin City Council was recently successful in an application to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment for $140,000 towards the cost of responsible More >>

Next Round Of Coastal Plan Community Conversations Soon

Friday, 25 September 2020, 3:05 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is entering a second round of community conversations on the Whakakerau – Rakiātea Rautaki Tai (St Clair-St Kilda Coastal Plan). From early October to the end of November, people will be able to provide feedback at a series ... More >>

Challenging Play Spaces Wanted For Older Children

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 11:08 am | Dunedin City Council

Older children, skateparks, bike tracks, basketball hoops, and equipment for children with disabilities are the most desired play spaces for Dunedin. This is among the findings of the Dunedin City Council’s play spaces survey which 904 adults and ... More >>

Seeking Feedback On Dunedin Sports Facilities

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 10:44 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin City Council wants to know what people think about the city’s sports facilities and is asking for feedback from today. The DCC owns 85 sports facilities, including sports fields, parks, outdoor courts, bowls clubs and indoor venues such as the Edgar ... More >>

Dunedin’s Playgrounds Under Spotlight

Friday, 24 July 2020, 12:39 pm | Dunedin City Council

The shape of Dunedin’s play spaces in the future is up for discussion with Dunedin City Council asking for feedback from today. The DCC is encouraging the public to take part in a survey and answer questions about different ways of playing and how ... More >>

Lower Speed Limits Proposed For High-risk Roads

Friday, 24 July 2020, 9:43 am | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is asking for feedback on a proposal to lower speed limits on some high-risk Dunedin roads. The DCC is proposing to change its Speed Limits Bylaw which would reduce speed limits from 80km/h to 60km/h for some high-risk rural ... More >>

Safer School Streets Improvements Begin Around 13 Dunedin Schools

Friday, 3 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin City Council has trialled several safety options around schools including Bayfield High, Dunedin North Intermediate, Sacred Heart, George Street Normal, Fairfield, East Taieri, Waitati, Kaikorai Valley College. Work begins next Monday 6 July to ... More >>

Dunedin To Host FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Matches

Friday, 26 June 2020, 8:26 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin is set to host a number of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 matches following the confirmation of a successful Australia-New Zealand joint bid this morning. In a move that will go down in football history, the tournament will be the first ever ... More >>

Dunedin Projects Receive Innovating Streets Funds

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 1:59 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Tertiary Precinct and Mosgiel-Taieri Safer School Streets projects were chosen as the DCC proposed a community focused and trial approach to deliver infrastructure improvements to achieve safer, more accessible and people-friendly streets. DCC Group ... More >>