Mosgiel Tourism, New Zealand

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Mosgiel is located in New ZealandMosgielMosgiel Mosgiel /ˈmɒzɡiːl/ is an urban satellite of Dunedin in Otago, New Zealand, fifteen kilometres west of the city's centre. Since the re-organisation of New Zealand local government in 1989 it has been inside the Dunedin City Council area, but was physically separate from the contiguous suburbs until developments in the neighbouring suburb of Fairfield joined it to the city. Mosgiel has a population of approximately 10,000. Mosgiel stands at the north-eastern extremity of the Taieri Plains. The Silver Stream, a tributary of the Taieri River, runs through its north end. The town celebrates its location, calling itself "The pearl of the plain". Its low-lying nature does pose problems, making it prone to flooding after heavy rains. The place takes its name from Mossgiel in Ayrshire, the farm of the poet Robert Burns, the uncle of the co-founder in 1848 of the Otago settlement, the Reverend Thomas Burns. Between Mosgiel and the centre of Dunedin stand the rugged Three Mile Hill and Scroggs Hill, which form part of the crater-wall of a long-extinct volcano, the crater being the Otago Harbour. To the south of the town lies one of the many peaks that formed part of the volcano: Saddle Hill, a prominent landmark, visible from a considerable distance and notable for its distinctive shape, lies east of State Highway One where Kinmont Park, a new housing subdivision is located at the foot of the hill. The Dunedin Southern Motorway, upgraded in 2003, links Mosgiel with the centre of Dunedin. State Highway 87 to Kyeburn starts at a junction with State Highway 1 at the southeastern edge of Mosgiel, the first part of the highway being the main street of Mosgiel, Gordon Road.

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Explore popular vacation packages for Mosgiel, New Zealand and kick-start your vacation planning for free. After your splendid visit to Mosgiel, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Dunedin. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Dunedin for its bountiful attractions like Larnach Castle And Gardens, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin Railway Station on your trip to Mosgiel. To reach Mosgiel, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Dunedin International Airport. A vacation to Mosgiel can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Mosgiel*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mosgiel

    Know the pollution level of Mosgiel before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.29 (Very Low)
  • Mosgiel: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mosgiel for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mosgiel.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.74 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10.87 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.3 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.24 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.04 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 29.55 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.74 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.74 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.48 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 2.27 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.17 (Low)
  • Living in Mosgiel - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 81.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.45 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.43 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.67 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.32 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mosgiel

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mosgiel

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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