Four eggs have gone missing from a toroa northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head/Pukekura, near Dunedin.
A lack of transport in Dunedin for cruise passengers is tipping “money down the drain”, according to one prominent operator in the city.
Dunedin is using its reputation as a knowledge hub to encourage more conferences and events to come to the city.
Applications for the final Dunedin Regional Events Funding Round, with a total of $265,000 up for grabs, will open on 3 October.
The findings will inform the region’s destination management plan.
A pioneering collaboration between Hawke’s Bay and Dunedin invites people to rediscover the regions.
Dunedin and Wellington are counting down to the first FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, with today marking one year to go until the tournament begins.
The first four cruise ships arriving from October could bring more than 13k passengers to the regions.
A water and light show on the Otago Harbour waterfront will herald the inaugural Matariki holiday in Dunedin.
Events are gearing up for a return of crowds, with the Otago Rally re-instating its Octagon start and welcoming back spectators for its 2022 event on 8-10 April.
Tourism businesses welcome the new border re-opening dates but it will take months for many to enjoy the benefits.
The Royal Albatross Centre on the Otago Penisnsula today is celebrating 50 years since opening with a 50% discount on their tour.
The Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival has been postponed to 4-5 February 2022.
A $6.4m refurbishment of Dunedin Railway Station has been given the go-ahead with the awarding of the last two stages of development to construction company Naylor Love.
International visitor spend in Dunedin may not fully recover to pre-Covid levels until 2029-2030 at the earliest, according to a new report.
Enterprise Dunedin has appointed of Louise Woodburn to the role of business events lead.
Applications for the second round of funding for the Northland Regional Events Fund will open 1 October, and for the Dunedin Regional Events Fund on 4 October.
Dunedin Enterprise has launched a carbon measurement incentive scheme for tourism businesses to encourage uptake of sustainable tourism practices and achieve net carbon zero by 2030 in the city.
Scenic Hotel Group is reopening its Dunedin City hotel after placing it in hibernation last year.
It’s now clear why SkyCity said ‘yes’ to the unsolicited offer from Distinction Hotel Group.
Domestic visitor spending has increased in Dunedin since the borders shut last year, partly making up for the loss of direct flights from Australia and lack of international cruise.
A total of $956,800 allocated to 33 groups across Dunedin from various funds in latest round.
Skyline Enterprises will not pay a dividend for FY21 as uncertainty around return of international visitors remains.
Lime leaves after weighing up factors following new bylaw.
Hotel guest nights beat holiday parks and campgrounds for the first time in several months.
Union calling on the city council to retain the Dunedin rail service on the national network.
Enterprise Dunedin has hired Stafford Strategy to refresh its destination plan for the city.
But tourism in regions like Hawke’s Bay and Northland has fared better, says the bank.
The five-star hotel offered 50 guest rooms, including three suites, and three conference rooms that could cater up to 250 guests.
Enterprise Dunedin, Clutha Development and Tourism Central Otago have teamed up to promote the wider region as a premier trails destination.
Air New Zealand’s World Premiere in the Air departed Auckland Airport on Saturday carrying popular Kiwi band SIX60 and a planeload of fans to the band’s birthplace of Dunedin.
The Dunedin City Council has allocated the $140,000 it secured from the Government’s Responsible Camping Fund.
A roof fire in the Anglican St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin has been contained and early reports suggest little damage from smoke and water.
Enterprise Dunedin’s city marketing manager says now is the time to reset the region’s offering.
Dunedin Railways Limited is calling for proposals to identify and evaluate options for using the Taieri Gorge railway line.
Mayor Jim Boult says limited health care capacity in the region would be a “significant” worry if an outbreak occurred.
Dunedin City Holdings has applied to the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme for assets including the Taieri Gorge line.
Enterprise Dunedin has launched a new domestic marketing campaign, Dunedin, a pretty good Plan D.
The Dunedin attraction opened its doors this morning after a period of consolidation and cutbacks.
Council will vote today on a motion put forward by Dunedin mayor Aaron Hawkins on support options for Dunedin Railways, including improved funding.
Almost 70 roles are to go as the city grapples with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The union representing rail workers says money from the Provincial Growth Fund could ensure the future of rail excursions to Middlemarch.
Otago’s Dunedin Prison will commence further restoration work in the coming months following a $100,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust.
Scenic Hotel Group, together with joint venture partner, Lindsay Clarke, is bringing forward a multi-million dollar makeover of the circa 110-room Scenic Hotel Dunedin City.
Dunedin’s iconic Octagon and surrounding streets are to be closed to traffic for a trial period over summer when visitors flock to a number of events take place in the southern city.
The enduring appeal of the All Blacks will boost hospitality and accommodation coffers in four cities next year.
Part of Dunedin’s Victoria Road carpark will be converted into a temporary caravan site in February 2020, as the council looks to cope with an influx of visitors expected in the city for several large events that month.
Wellington and Dunedin have painted contrasting tourism pictures for industry, according to each regions’ latest Quarterly Economic Monitor released by Infometrics.
A second trial closure for the Octagon in Dunedin is planned over the summer, expected to cost $150,000, says the city council.
The rebranding reflects a growing trend in the national conference industry as more regional offices move from ‘convention bureau’ to ‘business events’ terminology.