Allied Press

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Allied Press is a New Zealand publishing company based in Dunedin. The company's main asset is the Otago Daily Times, New Zealand's oldest daily newspaper. Allied Press also has a number of other daily and community newspapers and commercial printing operations throughout southern New Zealand. It also operates Dunedin's regional television station, 39 Dunedin Television, on Freeview HD.


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Allied Press Building[edit]

The Allied Press Building, Dunedin

Allied Press has its headquarters in an imposing building in Lower Stuart Street, Dunedin. The building was formerly the home of Dunedin's The Evening Star prior to its amalgamation with the Otago Daily Times in 1979. The building houses the Otago Daily Times and Channel 9 Television.

The building was designed by Edmund Anscombe and built in the late 1920s and is part of a historic precinct that also includes the Dunedin Law Courts and Dunedin Railway Station. It is listed as a Category II Historic Place.[1]


Current directors of Allied Press Julian Smith, Ray Clarkson and Nicholas Smith.


  1. ^ "Allied Press Ltd Building (formerly Evening Star Building)". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

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