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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 >>

Funding Opportunities For Local Game Developers Announced

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 11:03 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin’s Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) has announced a new funding programme for Dunedin’s game development community, which is worth $700,000. The money for the funding is being drawn entirely from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund. ... More >>

New Mosgiel Pool - Site Announcement And Start Of The Tender Process

Friday, 1 May 2020, 10:41 am | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council announced today that the new Mosgiel pool will be built on land adjacent to the current pool site at the western end of Memorial Park. With the site confirmed, the tender process for the design and build of the new pool is ... More >>

Mayor Launches Dunedin Business Directory Initiative

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 1:08 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 23 April 2020) Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins is leading an initiative to profile and promote local businesses as the country steps down into Alert Level 3 next week. The Dunedin Store is a free online platform for businesses to feature ... More >>

DCC Statement Re Dunedin Railways

Monday, 20 April 2020, 11:57 am | Dunedin City Council

Mayor of Dunedin Aaron Hawkins says the Dunedin City Council has agreed to financially support the mothballing of Dunedin Railways’ track and equipment so future options can be explored, as an alternative to fully closing the council controlled company. ... More >>

Mayor, Police Praise Community Response; Warn Against Complacency

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:54 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 3 April 2020) – The Mayor of Dunedin and Southern District Police are praising the community’s response to the Covid-19 lockdown so far, but are also urging residents not to get complacent. Mayor Aaron Hawkins says, “The vast ... More >>

Dunedin to once again host global game development experts

Friday, 24 January 2020, 10:22 am | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 24 January 2020 ) – The Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) will welcome game development industry experts Tabitha Hayes and Adam Clark to Dunedin next week as part of CODE’s drive to further connect Dunedin with the international game ... More >>

New pedestrian crossing technology outside Dunedin schools

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 11:14 am | Dunedin City Council

New road safety measures are being introduced outside three Dunedin high schools to help make drivers more aware they are approaching pedestrian crossings and need to slow down. More >>

Dunedin a potential host city for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Friday, 13 December 2019, 1:06 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 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. More >>