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Dunedin City Council – Kaunihera-a-rohe o Otepoti

If you've just moved, or are thinking of moving, to Dunedin, we've collected answers to all the questions you might have.

Here's information on how to find a home, get a job, educate your family, find a local doctor, heat your house and call a taxi.

Housing

This page contains information on buying a house, renting or building, your responsibilities when purchasing, lawyers, finance and pre purchase information.

Refugee support

We welcome our newest residents – people who have had to flee civil war in Syria and are resettling in Dunedin.

Education

This page contains information on New Zealand school system and how it works.

Employment

This page contains information about finding employment in Dunedin.

Health care

Find out information about the health system in New Zealand and how to access medical services in Dunedin.

Language skills

Fluency in English will improve your day-to-day life in Dunedin and also assist you in getting a job.

Shopping info

This page contain information you need to know when you do your shopping.

Getting around Dunedin

Getting around Dunedin is easy, with many transport options, you can walk, cycle, scoot, take the bus, carpool, and drive.

Information centres

This page lists places you can go to and get more information if it's not available on this website.

Banking

Banks in Dunedin offer a wide variety of services, from internet and telephone banking, to automatic payments and direct debits. They also charge different fees for different accounts. Some investigation of your options is worthwhile.

Social life

This page provides information about joining groups and meeting people who share your interests.

Housing

This page contains information on buying a house, renting or building, your responsibilities when purchasing, lawyers, finance and pre purchase information.

Refugee support

We welcome our newest residents – people who have had to flee civil war in Syria and are resettling in Dunedin.

Education

This page contains information on New Zealand school system and how it works.

Employment

This page contains information about finding employment in Dunedin.

Health care

Find out information about the health system in New Zealand and how to access medical services in Dunedin.

Language skills

Fluency in English will improve your day-to-day life in Dunedin and also assist you in getting a job.

Shopping info

This page contain information you need to know when you do your shopping.

Getting around Dunedin

Getting around Dunedin is easy, with many transport options, you can walk, cycle, scoot, take the bus, carpool, and drive.

Information centres

This page lists places you can go to and get more information if it's not available on this website.

Banking

Banks in Dunedin offer a wide variety of services, from internet and telephone banking, to automatic payments and direct debits. They also charge different fees for different accounts. Some investigation of your options is worthwhile.

Social life

This page provides information about joining groups and meeting people who share your interests.

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