The Dunedin Gaol has been in the news on many occasions since 2009. You will find links to the full newspaper articles below.
Tourists could end up going to jail to eat, explore, and perhaps even sleep, once planned construction work on Dunedin’s historic prison is completed.
It has housed axe murderers and baby killers, but now Dunedin’s old prison is being transformed into a world-class tourist attraction.
The historic Dunedin Prison was sold for $20,000, it has been revealed. The property, which has a capital value of $1.77 million, was sold to the Dunedin Prison Charitable Trust
Dunedin Prison is about to be given a new lease of life, Ngai Tahu, in a significant act of goodwill, has deferred their First Right of Refusal to facilitate a direct sale
The group planning to buy the former Dunedin Prison has applied to the Dunedin City Council for rates relief for the Castle St building.
The viability of restoring and developing the former Dunedin Prison as a tourist attraction should be known by the end of the year.
The former Dunedin Prison is being sought by a local trust after Ngai Tahu turned down the right to buy the historic property.
A group that has to reapply for incorporation as a charitable trust has secured a $20,000 Dunedin City Council grant to appraise a heritage building it does not own.
The Department of Corrections has revealed it is selling the decommissioned 113-year-old Dunedin Prison, but is keeping quiet about to whom the building may be sold, or its future use