Top Most 10 best places in New Zealand to bring up your kids

3. Dunedin


A relaxing pace of life and low crime levels make Dunedin a great place for kids, especially those who love our native wildlife: kayak with seals, walk with penguins, and see the Royal Albatrosses.

A 2009 city survey ranked Dunedin as the best place in New Zealand to live, scoring particularly highly for social connectedness, community strength and identity, and locals having a sense of pride about their city.

Otago has great academic achievement levels and the highly-ranked University of Otago is a big drawcard for students from all over the world.

Property in Dunedin is among New Zealand’s most affordable – but the weather can be cold.

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