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  Dunedin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dunedin is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, located in coastal Otago.
Sport is catered for in Dunedin by the floodlit rugby and cricket venue of Carisbrook, a soccer and athletics stadium (the New Caledonian Ground) at Logan Park, close to the University, and numerous golf courses and parks.
The Dunedin City Council boundaries since 1989 have extended to Middlemarch in the west, Waikouaiti in the north, the Pacific Ocean in the east and south-east, and Henley and Taieri Mouth in the south-west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dunedin,_New_Zealand   (1721 words)

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Dunedin, New Zealand, in Otago, New Zealand is a university town (population 112,000) which snuggles into the hills and valleys round Otago Harbour.
The University of Otago is located in Dunedin and is the oldest in New Zealand, founded in 1869.
Dunedin is also notable now as centre for eco-tourism, and is unique in that the world's only mainland royal albatross colony and several penguin colonies lie within the city boundaries on Otago peninsula.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/d/du/dunedin__new_zealand.html   (325 words)

 Visit Dunedin
A university city of Scottish heritage, Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest city, possesses a unique combination of cultural riches, fine architecture, and world-famous wildlife reserves on the Otago Peninsula.
Dunedin offers a wide range of Accommodation, Restaurants, Arts and Crafts, Attractions and Eco Tours and Cruises to the Wildlife situated on the Otago Peninsula that is unique in the world.
Situated on the south-eastern coast of New Zealand's South Island, Dunedin has a population of around 120,000 and is the main centre of Otago, a region recognised for its spectacular scenery.
www.visit-dunedin.co.nz   (291 words)

 New Zealand - Dunedin
Dunedin proudly claims to be the the most Scottish city in New Zealand.
With the Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin's Queen's Gardens, a very large room with great vaulted ceilings, is devoted entirely to the framed photographic portraits of the men and women who pioneered the city and its surrounding districts.
There are the Scots who came in their thousands about the middle of the 19th century and who made Dunedin for many years, the biggest, wealthiest, most impressive city in New Zealand.
www.electricscotland.com /newzealand/dunedin.htm   (522 words)

 Tourism Dunedin > Dunedin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dunedin’s Otago Peninsula, is renowned for its Albatross colony and various species of penguins, seals and pelagic birds.
Dunedin is known for such tourist attractions as the Taieri Gorge Railway, recognised as one of the world's great train journeys, Heritage Tour at Speights Brewery, Cadbury Chocolate World or stately homes such as Olveston or the grandeur of Larnach Castle, standing as a sentinel atop the peninsula.
The new blends comfortably with the old in Dunedin — the modern office blocks slipping in the cheek by jowl with the Oamaru Stone and granite grandeur of the commercial past, stately buildings that hear testimony to the solidity and wealth of their times.
www.dunedinnz.com   (307 words)

 AHA International: Dunedin, New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A mountainous country, New Zealand is comprised of the North Island and South Island, its largest land masses, as well as smaller outlying islands.
Dunedin is a coastal city situated in the southern part of the South Island of New Zealand.
Dunedin has a population of 115,000, approximately 20 percent of whom are connected to the university, making it truly a university city.
www.aha-intl.org /program/nz   (383 words)

 Australia / New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NEW ZEALAND At the Brisbane airport the next morning, while waiting for my flight to Auckland, I decided to make some calls to see if any accomidations had become available at the Bay of Islands.
Dunedin is also known as the birthplace of many famous New Zealand rock bands.
Dunedin itself is a town modelled after Scotland, and it shows in the town's architecture.
www.tcp.com /~lgreenf/aust-nz.htm   (24639 words)

 NZFPM - Welcome to the Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museums' main purpose is to honour and record the history of New Zealand Fighter Pilots and their crew and to educate the public about their history.
The New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum is proud to have Philips sponsor multimedia equipment in the museum.
Wanaka is situated in the Southern Lakes district of the South island of New Zealand and is easily accessible from the major cities of the South Island as well as, internationally, from many countries of the world.
www.nzfpm.co.nz /welcome/welcome.htm   (797 words)

 ★ Dunedin New Zealand Guide. Information, links and Picture
The thriving tertiary student population has led to Dunedin having a vibrant youth culture, which came to prominence with the "Dunedin Sound" rock bands of the 1980s (such as The Chills, The Clean, Straitjacket Fits, and The Verlaines), and more recently a burgeoning boutique fashion industry.
Sports are catered for in Dunedin by the floodlit rugby and cricket venue of Carisbrook, a soccer and athletics stadium at Logan Park, close to the University, and numerous golf courses and parks.
Dunedin features the world's most southern motorway: this 10km divided highway section of State Highway One (SH1) runs from the centre of the city to the southern suburb of Mosgiel.
www.mkiwi.com /New+Zealand+information/Dunedin+New+Zealand.html   (1172 words)

 Dunedin New Zealand Virtual Tour
Dunedin is the second largest city in the South Island, and the only real "University Town" in the country.
Even today, the city still retains a strong Scottish flavour; there's haggis at New Year's, a statue of Robbie Burns in the town square -- or rather the town Octogon -- and the sound of bagpipes to accompany every occasion.
When I was passing through the North Island, I noticed that on the gates in the fences on each side of the railroad right-of-way there were signs that read, 'Please close the gate', in the characteristic polite way of the English.
nz.com /tour/Otago/Dunedin   (261 words)

 AllRefer.com - Dunedin, city, New Zealand, Australia & New Zealand (Australian And New Zealand Political Geography) - ...
Dunedin, city, New Zealand, Australian And New Zealand Political Geography
Dunedin, with Port Chalmers, is an important port and industrial center.
The Univ. of Otago (the first in New Zealand), and Knox, Selwyn, and Holy Cross theological colleges are in the city.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/D/DunedinNZ.html   (210 words)

 Dunedin, New Zealand
The road trip to Dunedin follows rivers, and crosses a few mountain passes.
Dunedin has a yearly race up the street.
One of the things in Dunedin that my parents thought would be fun to see is the world's steepest street.
www.diblings.com /journal/nz2/page4.htm   (464 words)

 New Zealand Tourism Online : New Zealand Travel, Accommodation, Tours, Attractions, Vacation and NZ Holiday Sites
New Zealand is one of the top holiday destinations in the world with its clean green natural image, scenery, Lord of the Rings film setting, adventure, culture and value for money.
New Zealand’s indigenous Maori people have a unique and fascinating language and culture, which plays a major role in New Zealand life.
New Zealand accommodation options include backpacker accommodation, camping grounds, holiday parks, bed and breakfast accommodation, homestays, hotels, motels, resorts, lodges, retreats, eco...
www.tourism.net.nz   (534 words)

 Hulmes Information Page
Dunedin is one of the oldest cities in New Zealand, built with the money generated by gold mining nearby.
Dunedin's buildings, such as the railway station, courts, town hall, university, and many others are grand examples of Victorian architecture - with the wealth flowing through the city at the time - nothing was spared.
Dunedin is bigger now - but the feel of grandeur hasn't changed.
www.hulmes.co.nz /infoh.htm   (471 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - Good mothers stop monkeys going bad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The new work, on rhesus monkeys, backs an earlier study in people which gave the same result.
Speaking on Monday at a press conference in London to mark the opening of a conference on genes and aggression, Suomi said that his results strongly mirror those of a study in 2002 co-led by Terrie Moffitt of the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London (Science, vol 297, p851).
For 26 years, she and her colleagues followed the fate of 1037 children born in 1972 in Dunedin, New Zealand.
www.newscientist.com /news/news.jsp?id=ns99996177   (519 words)

 History Study Skills - Essays, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
For example, you would not need to give your source for the statement that 'women's suffrage was introduced in New Zealand in 1893,' because no one who knows any New Zealand history will doubt what you say.
Cities that occur in multiple parts of the world or that are obscure should have either a country or, in the case of the U.S., a state specified.
Dunedin, New Zealand, 2 November 2001 – 12 December 2001.
www.otago.ac.nz /history/studyskills/essays.html   (5363 words)

 New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz: Dunedin firefighters 'saved city block'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
DUNEDIN INFERNO: Five firefighters were hurt and hundreds of people evacuated from the Octagon area as fire gutted a five-story central city building yesterday.
All of Dunedin's paid firefighters were at the scene, while volunteer brigades from around Otago moved in to cover the city," Mr Seque said.
Dunedin police told NZPA the street was still cordoned off this morning and police would "keep the crowds away" today.
www.stuff.co.nz /stuff/0,2106,3352068a11,00.html   (435 words)

 New Zealand travel New Zealand accommodation New Zealand car rental NZ Travel Planner
The New Zealand Travel Planner is designed to be a complete resource for New Zealand travel and accommodation information.
At the beginning of the last millennium, New Zealand was inhabited only by its native wildlife.
The winners of New Zealand's 2005 Tourism Awards were announced in Auckland on Wednesday 21 September.
www.travelplanner.co.nz   (520 words)

 New Zealand Accommodation & Travel Information, Jasons Travel Channel
Located in the southwest Pacific, New Zealand has two main islands - the North (115,000 sq km) and South (151,000 sq km) - and a number of smaller islands, including bushclad Stewart Island (1700 sq km).
The first Polynesians arrived in New Zealand in a series of migrations over several generations, from about AD 1000.
New Zealand is home to some 3.8 million people who are known for their friendly hospitality.
www.jasons.co.nz   (592 words)

 Dunedin New Zealand Otago Peninsula Dunedin NZ Hotels Tours Transport Maps
The city centre is compact, with a surprising array of kerbside cafes, high quality local craft, art, jewellery and fashion design outlets.
The Otago Peninsula, a brief drive from the city centre, is home to a colony of the world's rarest penguins, the ony mainland breeding colony of the royal albatross, rare New Zealand sea lions and the magnificent Larnach Castle.
Wherever you stay, you'll experience the southern hospitality that is unique to Dunedin.
www.atoz-nz.com /dunedin.asp   (218 words)

 New Zealand's Information Network: Scanning the Nation for your Information: NewZealandNZ Ltd
The time in New Zealand is 11:16 am and the date here is 14 October 2005.
New Zealand is a riveting tourist destination and a treasure trove awaiting discovery, for experienced tour operators, agencies and organisations to help make the most of your journey, look no further than our Travel Tourism area or our personal Kiwiana Travel Journals.
Within our New Zealand Shopping area you will discover a bounty of Kiwi made products including Wines, sheepskin, jade and cultural items such as Maori carvings, while many of our world-renowned natural products such as Manuka and Lavender can be found in the Health Beauty section.
www.newzealandnz.co.nz   (1068 words)

 Sahara Guesthouse & Motel - When in Dunedin, stay at the Sahara
The Sahara Guesthouse is proud to be a member of New Zealand's Federation of Bed and Breakfast Hotels Inc.
A buffet style continental and cooked breakfast is included in the tariff, as are tea, coffee and biscuits.
We are also proud to be a member of the Motel Association of New Zealand.
www.dunedin-accommodation.co.nz   (400 words)

 Cyndi's List - New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For those researching the Royal New Zealand Fencibles, a corp of retired soldiers from Britain and Ireland who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand 1847-1852 and formed the defence force which protected the early settlers of Auckland.
Index of the Wellington, New Zealand newspaper notices for births, deaths, marriages, anniversaries, and in memoriam published daily since 1st January 2000.
Shipwreck on the coast of New Zealand in 1862.
www.cyndislist.com /newzealand.htm   (2243 words)

 New Zealand Hotels and Accommodation - hotel and apartment reservations through out New Zealand
New Zealand Travel: national and regional tourism guides, tours and car and camper hire
Many New Zealand hotels have conference centers and offer convention facilities.
there is a New Zealand hotel or apartment accomodation style and location to suit you.
www.innz.co.nz   (324 words)

 New Zealand Accommodation in New Zealand Travel, Accomodation, Tourism
New Zealand is as beautiful as it is diverse.
Snow-covered mountains, deep blue lakes, sun-drenched beaches of golden sand, bubbling mud pools, active volcanoes, endless rainforests and lush green farmland is but a taste of what awaits you when visiting New Zealand.
New Zealand Travel - Answers to frequently asked questions about travelling to New Zealand.
www.newzealand-escape.com   (110 words)

 Luxury Accommodation New Zealand: Corstorphine House, Dunedin - a private hotel without comparison
Corstorphine House is a private hotel in Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand's widely respected Qualmark has awarded its New Zealand luxury accommodation five stars.
In recognition of its luxury accommodation, Corstorphine House is a member of the internationally acclaimed hotel associations The Charming Hotels and Select Hotels and Resorts International.
www.corstorphine.co.nz   (110 words)

 New Zealand accommodation New Zealand hotels New Zealand accommodation
With hotels spread across the length and breadth of New Zealand, your choice of Scenic Circle Hotel locations is extensive.
We are quickly expanding our portfolio of New Zealand hotels and resorts, with further openings planned in other tourist areas and regional cities.
Whether you’re travelling in New Zealand for business or pleasure, Scenic Circle hotels are able to satisfy your accommodation needs at affordable prices, plus we offer excellent conference and function facilities at most of our hotels.
www.scenic-circle.co.nz   (318 words)

 Dunedin New Zealand Virtual Tour - Otago Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Located adjacent to Otago University in North Dunedin, Otago Museum is an excellent place to visit for those wishing to find out more about the region.
The top floor houses a collection of artifacts from Dunedin's maritime history, including a rather alarming early diving suit.
One exhibit that should not be missed is the Otago history hall, with it's exhibits on the 2.5 metre tall
nz.com /NZ/NZTour/Otago/Dunedin/Museum.html   (154 words)

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