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Dunedin praised as conference venue

02 June 2017

Dunedin has captured the heart of a Danish academic who heads an international organisation studying religion.

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Business Tourism Takes Off

02 June 2017

Dunedin is expected to add as many as six large conferences to its business tourism calendar after its team of representatives nailed bookings that could mean millions of dollars are added to the city’s economy.

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Dunedin events market strong

01 June 2017

The conference and business events market is continuing to provide a strong tourism presence in Dunedin, even as the traditionally quiet winter period hits.

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Trenz prompts high aspirations

20 May 2017

The city learned last week it would host the tourism industry event next year, bringing up to 1200 international travel and tourism buyers, media and New Zealand tourism operators to Dunedin. It will be the first time the event, run by Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA), has come to Dunedin and the first time it has been hosted outside Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch or Queenstown since it began in the 1960s.

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Tourism boost for Dunedin

13 May 2017

Dunedin's tourism industry has received a massive boost, and the city is set to rake in millions of dollars after it was announced yesterday as the host of next year’s Trenz conference. The tourism industry event will bring up to 1200 international travel and tourism buyers, media and New Zealand tourism operators to Dunedin, something Mayor Dave Cull described yesterday as "a huge coup".

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It’s been a hot few months at Otago Museum!

30 January 2017

The Otago Museum hosted its first Hot Yoga class in the Tropical Forest this month, with participants surrounded by lush flora and hundreds of beautiful exotic butterflies as they gently worked their way through a hatha yoga class in the sublime 28°C temperatures. The yoga class was held to support an interactive display at the Museum – Well balanced: Improving strength and balance at any age, but proved so popular that it is likely more will be offered in the near future.

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Dunedin Wins Wildlife Capital Reputation

24 January 2017

Dunedin is cementing a reputation as the wildlife and scientific capital of New Zealand, with the 9th World Congress of Herpetology (the study of reptiles and amphibians) in 2020 the city’s latest successful conference win. This follows Dunedin’s successful bid for the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) & Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) Joint Conference in 2018 – the first-ever meeting of the world’s leading researchers responsible for the care of natural history collections in the Southern Hemisphere.

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