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Early Feedback Sought To Help Shape Transport Options

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 12:43 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 23 June 2022) – The Dunedin City Council is seeking early feedback on three projects aimed at encouraging people to travel into and through the city using different modes of transport. The first project is a proposed Park and Ride ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Albany Street Connection Concept

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 2:27 pm | Dunedin City Council

Connecting Dunedin partners, the Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council, are now seeking public feedback on design concepts for the Albany Street Connection, which will join up existing cycleway infrastructure and improve cycling, walking ... More >>

Dunedin Poised For Spectacular Inaugural Matariki Holiday Show

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 6:06 pm | Dunedin City Council

A spectacular water and light show will herald the inaugural Matariki holiday in Dunedin 2426 June. Over three nights, Mana Moana: Ōtepoti will entertain and inspire, through a breath-taking and poignant cinematic experience on the Otago Harbour ... More >>

DCC And Isaac Construction Statement Regarding George Street Incident

Friday, 6 May 2022, 3:02 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council and Isaac Construction are focused on supporting their people, following an incident in which a construction worker received an electric shock while working on the George Street – Retail Quarter Upgrade this morning. ... More >>

Harbour Arterial Work Progressing

Friday, 22 April 2022, 7:38 pm | Dunedin City Council

The focus of the Harbour Arterial project – which aims to provide a safe and efficient alternative route for traffic to bypass the central city – will soon shift to upgrading the Wharf and Kitchener Street intersection. DCC Group Manager Transport Jeanine ... More >>

Retail Quarter Upgrade Ramping Up

Friday, 22 April 2022, 3:22 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 22 April 2022) – Work to make the Retail Quarter ‘Totally Georgeous’ is ramping up, with the first stage of construction on Ōtepoti Dunedin’s main street beginning next week. DCC Central City Plan Project Director Dr Glen Hazelton ... More >>

Retail Quarter Enabling Works Progressing Well

Monday, 7 March 2022, 11:13 am | Dunedin City Council

Enabling works to prepare for the George Street – Retail Quarter upgrade are progressing well, with the focus about to move into Hanover and Filleul Streets. DCC Central City Plan Project Director Glen Hazelton says an important reason for the work is ... More >>

Digital And Business Mentoring Initiatives On Way

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 2:48 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is rolling out initiatives for businesses in conjunction with infrastructure upgrades in the central city over the next 18 months. Central City Plan Project Director Dr Glen Hazelton says two exciting initiatives are about ... More >>

Dunedin Well Prepared As Country Moves To Red

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 2:44 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Sunday, 23 January 2022) – Mayor of Dunedin Aaron Hawkins says the city is well prepared to again step up the fight against Covid-19. The Government has announced that, following community transmission of the Omicron variant, all of New ... More >>

Rangers Return To Dunedin Beaches This Summer

Monday, 20 December 2021, 12:54 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 20 December 2021) – Community rangers are visiting Dunedin beaches and reserves again this summer to keep people safe, watch out for wildlife and look after our environment. The three rangers are working for Dunedin City Council and ... More >>

Final Round Of Feedback On Draft Coastal Plan

Monday, 29 November 2021, 12:42 pm | Dunedin City Council

Enhancing the natural environment, resilience to coastal erosion and future sea level rise, and creating a safe and accessible place for future generations to enjoy are the key aims of the draft St Clair–St Kilda Coastal Plan released for public ... More >>

Historic Cobblestone Path To Be Preserved

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 3:16 pm | Dunedin City Council

A glimpse of the type of road which goods likely travelled between Dunedin’s wharf and railway yards in the late 19th century has been uncovered, albeit temporarily. Contractors working on the first stage of Dunedin City Council’s Harbour Arterial ... More >>

Call For Emissions Reduction Ideas

Monday, 1 November 2021, 12:43 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 1 November 2021) – The Dunedin City Council is urging local businesses and residents to put forward their ideas for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, as part of the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan consultation currently underway. ... More >>

Coastal Plan Engagement Recognised With Major Awards

Friday, 29 October 2021, 1:35 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 29 October 2021) – The Dunedin City Council’s engagement with the community in developing the Whakahekerau–Rakiātea Rautaki Tai (St Clair–St Kilda Coastal Plan) has been recognised with two major awards. The International ... More >>

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 >>