Check out the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's audio guide to Dunedin's Scottish heritage in the Video tab.
Dunedin was settled by Scots from 1848, and even its name is a Gaelic version of Edinburgh. Once – but no longer – New Zealand’s largest, wealthiest city, Dunedin retains a Scottish sensibility, with its stone buildings, Highland games, bagpipers and chilly weather – as well as whisky and haggis on offer around town.
View of Dunedin from ‘Little Paisley’
Otago region: Presbyterians and Scots
Archival audio sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives, http://www.soundarchives.co.nz/. Sound files may not be reused without permission from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives (Reference number C293).
Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides that follow major road trips in New Zealand. The stories cover the places you’ll pass along the way – their people and history, and their cultural and natural significance. For more information about Roadside Stories visit http://www.mch.govt.nz/roadside/