Premier Funder



The Dunedin City Council is iD Dunedin Fashion Week’s premier funder. Every year it makes a significant financial contribution in support of the event and continues to help the event grow. 



Otago Polytechnic

Our partner and principal sponsor for the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, Otago Polytechnic offers a complete range of world-class fashion courses that produce graduates who lead the way in the industry – starting new labels or securing jobs in top fashion houses here and overseas. Dr Margo Barton, Professor of Fashion, from the Otago Polytechnic has long been associated with iD and is now Creative Director and Chair of the iD Committee.

Major Sponsors


Holden NZ

Holden is a brand synonymous with innovation in design excellence and the ability to deliver a unique point of difference, creating a memorable drive every time. Its recent partnership with iD Fashion Week shows a new commitment to the fashion industry and follows a partnership with designer Tanya Carlson - ambassador for the Holden Cascada. 


The Meridian Shopping Centre is a dynamic modern retail centre that makes up the bustling heart of the Dunedin Central Business District. Meridian boasts three major tenants, being Kmart, JB HI-FI and the H&J Smith department store. These major tenants are complimented by 50 distinctive specialty stores, including fashion, lifestyle, and gift retailers as well as an international foodcourt.

wall street mall

Wall Street Mall brings you boutique shopping where international brands and local fashion meet in an elegant and enclosed shopping space. Wall Street is a modern take on the traditional mall. Known as the fashion street in the heart of the CBD, it also has fabulous cafes to socialise and dine in while you shop for all life’s little luxuries.


Viva is the cultural barometer people turn to each week to discover the very best in fashion, beauty, food, wine and design. The magazine has a weekly readership of over 280,000 people and comes in The New Zealand Herald every Wednesday.

Viva is part of New Zealand Media and Entertainment, a premier integrated media company.

The Hits

The Hits is one of the country's most popular contemporary adult radio networks, broadcasting to 26 markets around New Zealand.

The Hits is part of New Zealand Media and Entertainment, a premier integrated media company.

First Prize Sponsor

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H&J Smith is privately owned regional department store group with stores in Invercargill, Dunedin, Queenstown, Gore, Balclutha, Te Anau, and Mosgiel.

Offering a comprehensive range of Fashion, Beauty, Gift, and Home Furnishings products the store holds a unique place in the New Zealand retail marketplace.

Associate Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Barbara Brinsley

Dr Jane Malthus

Supplier Partners

Major Accommodation Partner

Accommodation Supplier




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