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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 >>

New traffic monitoring system being installed

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:46 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (27 November 2019) – The Dunedin City Council is installing a system for monitoring travel times to help with transport planning and understanding traffic flow on Dunedin roads. The system will also provide origin and destination data to ... More >>

MoU with Japanese video games publisher

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 1:05 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 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 ... More >>

Temporary campervan parking for February visitors

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 11:02 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (26 November 2019) – The Dunedin City Council is converting part of the Victoria Rd carpark to a temporary campervan site in February next year to cope with the large influx of visitors expected in Dunedin. About 35 parks will be available ... More >>

City growth reflected in residents’ opinion survey results

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 10:07 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 21 November 2019) – Results of the latest Residents’ Opinion Survey reflect a growing population and a flurry of development and construction activity in the city, says Mayor of Dunedin Aaron Hawkins. More >>

Dunedin hosts a weekend of events for children's literature

Friday, 1 November 2019, 8:26 am | Dunedin City Council

Children’s literature is the focus of two events happening concurrently in Dunedin next month – one aimed at creators and the other at readers. Both will feature presentations and workshops from some of New Zealand’s most beloved children’s ... More >>

Dunedin Announced as Centre of Digital Excellence

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 7:42 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin Announced as New Zealand’s Centre of Digital Excellence (Dunedin, 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 ... More >>

Mayoral statement regarding Dundas Street tragedy

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:15 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 7 October 2019) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull says he’s shocked and saddened by the tragic death of a young woman at a party in a Dundas Street flat at the weekend. More >>

Mayoral statement on the passing of Tahu Potiki

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 11:20 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 28 August 2019) – I am very saddened to learn of the passing of Tahu Potiki. More >>

Fresh feel for National Poetry Day

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:10 am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Tuesday, 20 August 2019) – Expect a fresh new approach to National Poetry Day in Dunedin on Friday. More >>

DCC considering Mosgiel pool site recommendation

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 5:01 pm | Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is recommending the new $15 million Mosgiel pool should be located at the south end of Memorial Park, on the site of the current carpark and alongside the grandstand. The Council will be discussing the recommendation at ... More >>

Plastic Free Dunedin

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:05 pm | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 1 July 2019) – A month of activities to highlight ways to cut plastic use in Dunedin starts today as part of the global Plastic Free July movement. More >>

Dunedin attracts a growing number of screen productions

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 3:09 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 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. Universal Pictures will release Blumhouse ... More >>

Confidence in Startup Dunedin Trust attracts funds

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 3:01 pm | Dunedin City Council

(Dunedin, 22 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 ... More >>