The Winner - Dunedin

Thanks to a game well-played, Dunedin took out the top spot to win its place as New Zealand’s first Gigatown. Now well on the way to becoming the most connected town in the Southern Hemisphere, here’s what Dunedin had to say in their Plan for Gig Success.

This competition has seen a shift in our community’s perception of itself. There has been a city-wide awakening to the attributes, both physical and intellectual, that already exist here. We recognise that we have what it takes to shape a new future, which will be based around the access that the Gig will give to a global market-place.

Watch the video summary or check out Dunedin’s plan to find out more.

Check out the plan

Representing Dunedin’s bid for Gigatown, Josh Jenkins and Sue Bidrose visited Chattanooga in Tennessee, US to see for themselves how gigabit broadband has transformed the American city. They were both blown away by the experience. To see what inspired them, watch their video: