Dunedin combines brains and beauty to deliver business events that wow. A UNESCO designated City of Literature, the academic credentials of this educated, creative and innovative city are rivalled only by its natural and architectural beauty.

dunedin.pngThe city is surrounded by dramatic hills at the head of a spectacular harbour, which is home to an abundance of coastal wildlife including dolphins, seals and penguins. It’s also home to some of the best-preserved Edwardian and Victorian architecture in the Southern Hemisphere, including parts of picturesque University of Otago, renowned for its medical school and expertise in health sciences. 

Dunedin’s UNESCO City of Literature status is steeped in a rich literary history and a promising future. It is home to New Zealand’s first daily newspaper, and first free public library. Today, amongst other highlights, it boasts an impressive calendar of literary events, including the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival. The city is also home to the Dunedin Study, the most in-depth study of humankind in the world.

The city’s meeting and event spaces range from elegant heritage buildings to the modern Forsyth Barr Stadium. Delegates can fly direct to Dunedin International Airport from Australia or arrive on domestic flights from New Zealand’s major centres. 
  • Venues with theatre capacity for up to 3,000 people
  • 30 km from airport to CBD
  • Southern charm and heritage architecture
  • Visit the historic University of Dunedin or encounter rare wildlife on the Otago Peninsula


To enquire about having your business event in New Zealand please feel free to contact me.

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

New Zealand