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Dunedin
Ōtepoti  (Māori)
Ceety
Clockwise frae top: First Kirk o Otago, ceetyscape seen frae Signal Hill leukoot, Larnach Castle, Anglican Cathedral an Toun Haw on The Octagon
Clockwise frae top: First Kirk o Otago, ceetyscape seen frae Signal Hill leukoot, Larnach Castle, Anglican Cathedral an Toun Haw on The Octagon
Banner o Dunedin
Banner
Coat o airms o Dunedin
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): Edinburgh of the South;[1]
Dunners (colloquial)[2]
Dunedin is locatit in New Zealand
Dunedin
Dunedin
Coordinates: 45°52′S 170°30′E / 45.867°S 170.500°E / -45.867; 170.500
Kintra New Zealand
Region Otago
Territorial authority Dunedin Ceety Cooncil
Settled bi Māori c. 1300[3]
Settled bi Europeans 1848
Incorporated[4] 1855
Named for Dùn ÈideannScots Gaelic name for Edinburgh
Electorates Dunedin North
Dunedin Sooth
Govrenment[5]
 • Mayor Dave Cull
 • Deputy Mayor Chris Staynes
Aurie
 • Territorial 3,314 km2 (1,280 sq mi)
 • Urban 255 km2 (98 sq mi)
Population (June 2017)[6]
 • Territorial 128,800
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Urban 120,200
 • Urban density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Dunedinite
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Simmer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode 9010, 9011, 9012, 9013, 9014, 9016, 9018, 9022, 9023, 9024, 9035, 9076, 9077, 9081, 9082, 9092
Aurie code(s) 03
Local iwi Ngāi Tahu
Wabsteid www.DunedinNZ.com

Dunedin, (kent in the Māori leid as Otepoti) is the 5t lairgest ceety o New Zealand wi mair nor 142,000 indwallers. It is situatit in the sooth-east o the Sooth Isle.

It's the ceety wi the lairgest population o Scots in the kintra, syne aboot the 1860s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Southern style". Stuff.co.nz. 19 March 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  2. "Supersport's Good Week / Bad Week: An unhappy spectator". The New Zealand Herald. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2009. 
  3. Irwin, Geoff; Walrond, Carl (4 March 2009). "When was New Zealand first settled? – The date debate". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  4. Dunedin Town Board
  5. "Mayor Dave Cull". Dunedin City Council. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  6. "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.  For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017. 


Coordinates: 45°52′0″S 170°30′0″E / 45.86667°S 170.50000°E / -45.86667; 170.50000