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Conference venue - The Dunedin Centre

1 Harrop Street, Dunedin 
The Dunedin Centre, located in the centre of the city, includes the Dunedin Town Hall, Glenroy Auditorium and a wide variety of other conference rooms.

Ōtepoti Dunedin

A city steeped in heritage, with warm, genuine people and a temperate climate, Dunedin delivers on its promise that visitors will experience a unique and authentic stay. The inner city itself is compact making for an easy stroll between conference venues, accommodation, museums, galleries, and theatres.

Remarkable Ōtepoti Dunedin Facts 

  • Dunedin is the world’s fifth-largest city in geographical size. 
  • Dunedin is the Celtic name for Edinburgh. 
  • The only mainland breeding colony of the Northern Royal Albatross, large majestic seabirds with a wingspan of three metres, is at the Otago Peninsula. 
  • Dunedin’s Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. 
  • Larnach Castle located on the Otago Peninsula is New Zealand’s only castle. 
  • Dunedin Railway Station is the most photographed building in New Zealand. 
  • The University of Otago, New Zealand’s oldest university, was the first in the country to admit women to all its classes. It is also the South Island’s largest employer. 
  • New Zealand’s first authentic Chinese Garden - only the third outside of China and the first In the Southern Hemisphere - is found in Dunedin. 
  • The Otago Daily Times is New Zealand’s first daily and oldest surviving newspaper. 
  • The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is New Zealand’s first public art gallery. 
  • The Dunedin (1876-82) was the first ship to successfully transport refrigerated meat, helping set the stage for New Zealand’s success as a major provider of agricultural exports, despite its extreme remoteness from most markets.

Dunedin map

Click here to download a central city map of Dunedin, which shows the conference venue, the Dunedin Centre, within the Octagon.