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Love letter to Dunedin: Mai Chen

Idealog's Guide to Dunedin

Love letter to Dunedin: Mai Chen

Mai Chen is a New Zealand constitutional and administrative law expert, managing partner of law firm Chen Palmer, professor at the University of Auckland School of Law, director of BNZ, chair of New Zealand Asian Leaders and the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, best-selling author, and lover of Dunedin.

Idealog's Guide to Dunedin

Dunedin is exploding with new bars, breweries, cafes, restauarants and takeaway spots. From the major redevelopment of Emerson’s Brewery, to the juice bar that took a risk opening in “chilly Dunedin”, to the bar owner who decided to stock up with one of the best ranges of gin in the country, Dunedinites are spoilt for choice. Here are some of Idealog’s favourite haunts

Idealog's Guide to Dunedin

As well as fostering a start-up culture built on the back of the Gig, Dunedin is also staying true to its indie roots with lifestyle businesses that prove there is still a real market for handmade, artisan products. And it’s not just jams and birthday cards.

Dunedin will welcome a number of Angels on October 30 for the sixth annual New Zealand summit for angel investors.

Design/Brand

Regional branding efforts and their associated tourism pushes often have a whiff of desperation about them. But there seems to have been a coming of age in New Zealand recently, with some solid and distinctly uncringeworthy new marketing initiatives from Wellington, Christchurch and, most recently, Dunedin, which has just launched its new brand with an outdoor and online campaign.