Bookings are now Open
Thank you! All our volunteer positions are now full, but you can still join us as guest on the day.
Information about the Free Christmas Day Bus service is below the form.
Free Christmas Day Bus Service
Buses will pick up at usual bus stops en route and will stop in the Octagon and make return journeys from the Octagon after the meal finishes at 2.30pm.
Normanby route— departs 10.30am and 11.30am and travels via North Rd and George St to the Octagon. Arrives at Octagon 10.45am and 11.45am.
St Kilda route— departs 11am at Tahuna Rd (outside camping ground) and travels via King Edward St and Princes St to Octagon. Arrives at Octagon at 11.10am.
St Clair route — departs 11am from the Esplanade and travels via Forbury Rd, Hillside Rd and Princes St to the Octagon. Arrives at Octagon at 11.15am.
Brockville/ Halfway Bush – bus leaves Kaikorai Valley Road at 11:15 and climbs Brockville Road, reaching the Brockville Terminus at 11:25, traverses Dalziel Road and departs Halfway Bush terminus at 11:31, returning to the city via Taieri Road, Stuart Street and York Place to reach the Octagon at 11:50am
The Dunedin Community Christmas Dinner hosted by Acts of Kindness Charitable Trust, with the support of approximately 100 volunteers is being held again at the Dunedin Town Hall, on Christmas Day. The meal is provided for people who are going to be either alone on Christmas Day or for those unable to provide for themselves. There is no cost to attend the event. Thank you to all the volunteers, generous donations, Compass Catering staff for the delicious meal, Dunedin Venues and Dunedin City Council. Everyone is welcome, but numbers are limited. Sign up form is located above.