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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.
Situated on the southeast coast of New Zealand's South Island, Dunedin has a population of around 120,000 and is the main centre of Otago.
The sheer physical beauty of Dunedin, dramatic bush-covered hills and valleys at the head of a long natural harbour, attracted Maori settlers to the site over four centuries ago.
Thirteen years later gold was discovered about 120km inland, in Then, in 1848, Scottish migrants established a town here, giving it the ancient name of Edinburgh.
Central Otago, and the small settlement of Dunedin became the centre for the nation's wealth. Soaring cathedral spires, a magnificent Flemish-style railway station, fine banks and office blocks, a 19th century castle, old university buildings and a neo-gothic convent are among the city's architectural treasures.
Built in 1962 to cater for passengers of short haul aircraft, Dunedin Airport has adapted well to the modern era of air... more travel advice
A good place to park your car and start browsing is the Meridian Shopping Centre, which has over 40 specialty stores and... more travel advice
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