The University of Otago is a large and influential organisation, and is able to offer staff some great discounts on products and services. The following businesses offer discounts to University of Otago staff with the presentation of a valid staff ID card.
Whilst a number of businesses presently offering discounts are in Dunedin, some are also available at other campuses.
The businesses below are generously offering discount to University of Otago staff only. The staff ID card must be presented by the staff member in person.
To encourage more sustainable and healthy travel the Sustainability Office have arranged for University of Otago staff to receive discounts on E-Bikes, Cycles and accessories though Evo Cycles.
The discounts vary from item to item and across the year, so either use this link to our specific page on their website, or drop into the Evo Store closest to you.
University of Otago staff can receive discounts from ALL New Zealand Bunnings Stores by showing your staff ID Card at the point of payment.. Discounts are offered in relation to products being purchased, and relate directly to the supplier's margin.
Bunnings will also discuss pricing through their timber yard and specialist paint department. There are no set discounts at Bunnings, and any discount is offered at the point of sale. You may find it useful to discuss with a Bunnings staff member what discounts may be possible.
University of Otago staff Nationwide can receive discounts by showing your staff ID card at the point of payment. Discounts are offered in relation to products being purchased, and relate directly to the supplier's margin.
Noel Leemings offer University of Otago Staff great deals storewide everyday nationwide. Some nationally advertised specials may already be at lower prices than the agreed Preferred Buying Rate. However, you will receive the best deal on the day, on the product you choose.
Dell Employee Purchase Program
Please note there is currently a server issue with the Dell EPP page. Contact has been made with Dell Technologies in Australia and we are awaiting a response regarding new arrangements in regards to University of Otago staff gaining discounts.
Dell offers University staff discounts and monthly specials.
To access these discounts:
- Visit the Dell EPP page
- Enter sales code: NZEPP
- Enter organisation name: University of Otago
This will take you to the EPP site where you can get coupon codes to redeem discounts on products of their choice.
Should you have any questions in relation to the program, please contact the EPP team at EPP_ANZ@dell.com. Alternatively, call EPP customer service on 0800 335 535.
Dentistry on Highgate
University of Otago staff can enjoy great savings at Dentistry on Highgate (previously Dentistry on George Street). By simply showing your staff ID card and paying on the day of treatment you will receive an automatic 5% discount off the cost of the treatment (excludes products). Call 03 474 0029 to make an appointment.
Frames Footwear offers a fine selection of shoes for walking, running, hiking, work, school fashion, dress or leisure. Staff and students receive discount on full price items on presentation of their ID card.
Frames stocks famous international brands like Nike, Adidas, Skechers, Vans, Ecco, Rockport and more!
Mitre 10 Mega Dunedin
University of Otago staff in Dunedin can receive discounts by showing your staff ID card at the point of payment. Discounts are offered in relation to products being purchased, and relate directly to the supplier's margin.
Mitre 10 Mega store will also discuss pricing through their various internal departments, especially timber at the Mitre 10 Mega trade counter. When making payment, any discounts will be reflected at point of sale.
Otago Museum Shop
The Otago Museum Shop has a wide range of uniquely Otago treasures that are perfect for quality corporate gifts, birthday presents or a treat for yourself!
The Shop offers 10% discount to all University of Otago staff and students on a number of products, and departments are welcome to set up accounts (conditions apply).
Placemakers Dunedin provide monthly specials for staff members on presentation of your staff ID card.
Total Carpet Services
Total Carpet Services is offering a 10% discount to all University of Otago staff in Dunedin for the following services. (Staff must show their Staff ID Card and pay on the day). See our flyer.
• carpet cleaning
• upholstery cleaning
• flood clean ups
Wild South Dunedin provide a 5% discount on all full price clothing. Call into the store or on-line to register. Visit our website for further ongoing promotional discounts updated exclusively for members available in store.
Visit our website www.wildsouthclothing.co.nz
The University Bookshop has been around since the 1950s, and has an eclectic and diverse selection of books and gifts. Staff receive discount on full price items on presentation of their ID card.
They run a programme of book launches and author events featuring celebrated international and New Zealand authors each year.
Vehicle Testing New Zealand
Vehicle Testing New Zealand offers University staff a 10% discount on a Warrant of Fitness at its Dunedin Central and Dunedin South testing stations.
This offer is available to University of Otago and Otago Medical & Dental School staff when you present your staff ID card to the reception team.
Discounted Airfares – Staff Private Travel
University of Otago staff are able to access the University discount rates for air travel with the following airlines: Air New Zealand, Emirates, Lufthansa, Qantas and Singapore Airlines. Discounted airfares must be booked through the University’s mandated travel agents; HelloWorld or Orbit Corporate Travel.
Orbit Holiday Deals
University of Otago staff can now access exclusive Orbit Holiday Deals for leisure travel. To take advantage of the many deals available, sign up to the Orbit Holiday Deals email newsletter.
Visit the Orbit website to subscribe (click 'Subscribe' below the Client Login panel)
helloworld - formerly Brooker Travel
helloworld Dunedin was previously known as Brooker Travel, and has had a recent update to a fresh and exciting new brand with a long and solid history.
helloworld are pleased to be able to extend their exciting and often exclusive leisure travel deals to all University of Otago Staff.
To ensure you are the first to know about these offers, please sign up here or view helloworld's website at helloworld.co.nz/dunedin
Best Hotel Deals
Best Hotel Deals offers some fantastic discounts on Millenium Group hotels around New Zealand (Copthorne, Milleniumn and Kingsgate). Staff are able to take advantage of these through the n3 employee benefits program.
Check out the latest Best Hotel Deals (enter the promo code 'n3')
Hertz Car Rental Company
Hertz Car Rental Company is one of the present University of Otago Rental Cars contractors. University staff can make private rental car bookings through the University of Otago Financial Services Division secure web site. Contact Hertz on free phone 0800 654321.
Thrifty Car Rentals
Thrifty Car Rental Company is one of the present University of Otago Rental Cars contractors. University staff can make private rental car bookings through the University of Otago Financial Services Division secure web site. Contact Thrifty Reservations team on 0800 737 070.
Classic Jaguar Limousines
Steve McNulty, from Classic Jaguar Limousines, is happy to extend to University staff the contract pricing in regard to scenic tours and transport options. This includes airport transfers, and VIP tours, and their full range.
When making transport arrangements with Classic Jaguar Limousines for travel in a private capacity please include University staff ID, and make payment direct to Classic Jaguar Limousines.
Iconic Tours NZ Ltd
Kim and Ann Hayward from Iconic Tours are very happy to extend to University staff the contract pricing for their range of scenic tours and transport options.
These include airport transfers, Limousine Services (with drivers) for tours around Dunedin, Otago Peninsula, Larnach (Castle), and Dunedin City tours. When making “transport” arrangements with Iconic Tours for “private” transport/tours and so forth, please include University staff ID. Payment for tours and transport are to be made directly to Iconic Tours.
School of Physiotherapy Clinics
University staff can access discounted physiotherapy services at the School of Physiotherapy Clinic in Dunedin, when seen by a fully-qualified physiotherapist.
Cheaper rates are also available to staff and members of the public seen by a student physiotherapist, at the Christchurch and Dunedin clinics.
University of Otago Mail Room
Domestic and International Mail and Courier Services are available to University staff for private services in Dunedin, working directly with the Mail Room staff, in the Clocktower Basement mail room.
The services available in the Mail Room are:
- Sending letters within New Zealand and Overseas
- Sending packets and parcels anywhere by post or tracked courier
- Arranging the pickup and delivery of anything anywhere to Dunedin
- Supplying courier tickets and bags including our university branded bags
- Arranging customs clearances and insurance
- Internal freight movements
- International freight forwarding
- Bulk delivery
- Track and trace
- Track and Trace
The University of Otago has awarded International Freight Logistics as the preferred supplier for international freight forwarding, customs and associated freight movements within New Zealand and Overseas.
Contact Paul Nicholls on +64 3 477 8711
Contact the mail room