Mondelez International has decided not to seek a ratepayer handout for the Cadbury Chocolate Carnival after its plan to do so sparked public indignation.
Cadbury Chocolate Carnival
Lollies scrambled down the world's steepest street in Dunedin yesterday.
A record-breaking Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival is being celebrated by organisers.
Enjoying the 29th annual Winter Ball as part of the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival last night are (back, from left) Simon Wilson, of Dunedin, and Rowe Collings, Kaylene Gliddon and Lisa Butson, of Timaru, and (front from left) Rene Bignell, of Dunedin, and Christine Mold, of Timaru.
If you had gone to Larnach Castle yesterday, you'd have been sure of a big surprise.
Melted chocolate soothes the skin, those being pampered in Dunedin are discovering.
A mayor from another dimension met the Dunedin mayor at the opening of the Dunedin Cadbury Carnival on Saturday.
Chocolate cheer is being spread throughout Otago, Canterbury and Southland in the lead-up to the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival.
At the programme launch for the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival held at the Fortune Theatre in Dunedin on Thursday, June 6.
Either the cowboys and cowgirls were not getting the job done and needed some help, or some children just felt better about dressing as witches, Harry Potter or Indiana Jones.
A hall of fame, made entirely of chocolate, is on display in the mall throughout the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival, which opens today.
A Dunedin woman is disappointed she and her two children have missed out on tickets for two events in Dunedin's Cadbury Chocolate Carnival next month.
They travelled 150m down one of the most visited streets in New Zealand, but Cadbury's Giant Jaffas are "yummy" and it was difficult to stop children from collecting them out of the gutters and eating them following the Cadbury Jaffa Race on Baldwin St yesterday.
Hannah Rentoul (6), of Te Anau, shows off Real Teddy (left) and Grey Teddy at yesterday's Larnach Castle Teddy Bears' Picnic
Chocolate wrapping has gone up-market.
Three-year-old Casey Dodd, of Clinton, could not believe her eyes when she got to peek in the window of the chocolate house during the Cadbury Chocolate Fun Day at the Golden Centre, Meridian and Wall Street malls on Saturday.
Many women might appreciate the sight of All Black Richie McCaw, but British food artist Prudence Staite did not even know who he was when she was asked to sculpt an image of him in chocolate.
Snow and the likelihood of treacherous driving conditions on Monday morning has forced the postponement of two Dunedin 2011 Cadbury chocolate carnival events, organisers say.
Dunedin City Council parking officer Stacey Quigley issues a Freddo Frog to a car parked in Cumberland St, Dunedin, yesterday.
Helping launch the 11th Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival yesterday are (from left) Allied Press commercial manager Matthew Holdridge, managing director Julian Smith, Pier 24 executive chef Michael Coughlin and Cadbury event co-ordinater Lee-Anne Anderson.