NZ time: Friday 26th April 2019, 2:00AM

Dunedin – rediscover the community spirit

Population: 130,000

Dunedin is the second largest South Island city.  The location has a rich history with the Scottish community whom have a strong presence in the city.

Locals are known for their incredibly friendly approach to life.   Living in Dunedin is like rediscovering the community spirit long lost in many large international cities.  This is a great place for families, a place the kids grow up in and experience how life truly should be in New Zealand.  Dunedin city has a great shopping precinct, lovely beaches, great schools and affordable housing is perhaps the reason  everyone is so friendly.  They can still afford to be!

The Dunedin peninsula is home to a variety of wildlife often featured internationally on wildlife programmes. Seal colonies, the endangered yellow eye Penguin and Royal albatross can all be seen in the eco tourism operations around the region. Other activities include boating, tramping, salmon, trout fishing and surfing to name a few.

Aside from a vibrant night life which is assisted by a large student attending the University of Otago, the region is around 3 hours making Queenstown commutable for weekend excursions.

The full range of vacancies are often available in Dunedin in sales, parts and both light and heavy automotive. While the region can be cold in the winter months, it enjoys regular crystal clear warm summers and is a lifestyle option worth considering. Schools are good, crime is low and the community is close and supportive. Quality of lifestyle is achievable here.