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This page has information about renting a house in Dunedin.

Dunedin's rental properties are spread all over the city. However, much of the housing immediately surrounding the city's tertiary area in North Dunedin, is predominantly rented by tertiary students, and may not be suitable for families. Independent site Emigrate New Zealand ( see below in the related information section) gives average rentals for Dunedin.

A number of real estate firms in Dunedin offer rental accommodation lists. has rental accommodation from a range of real estate firms.

Trademe or the Otago Daily Times advertise private rental accommodation.

What are my rights/responsibilities as a tenant?

The independent Tenancy Services department of Department of Building and Housing New Zealand offers free advice on your rights. Their website is linked below in the related information section.

Tenancy Services can also assist you if you have difficulties with your landlord and are unable to fix the problem by yourself.

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