NZ Booklovers Awards 2021 Shortlist

The winner in each category will be announced on 18 March 2021, and each winner receives $500 from NZ Booklovers.

Posted: Thursday March 4, 2021

Globe goes back to the future

Sixty years after The Glass Menagerie was first performed at Dunedins Globe Theatre, it is being revisited. Rebecca Fox talks to director Joseph Cecchi and chairman Keith Scott.

Posted: Thursday March 4, 2021

Arts Grants

Arts Grants offer short-term project funding for New Zealand artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations (including groups and collectives). This funding enables more sustainable careers, encourages innovation and the development of arts practice, and provides opportunities for diverse communities to access the arts.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Toi Ake Mtauranga Mori Te Awe Ktuku Fund

This fund supports marae, hap, iwi, whakapapa-based rp and mtwaka to protect, cultivate and retain mtauranga Mori related to heritage ng toi Mori (Mori arts) and foster their distinctive arts and cultural practices.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary 2021

The annual Louis Johnson New Writer's Bursary provides a stipend that enables a published writer or playwright at an early stage of their career to create a new work.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Nominations for Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2021

Arts Access Aotearoa is calling for nominations to Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2021. There are six awards, plus the Arts Access Accolade. Each award has a separate webpage where you can complete and submit your nomination form.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Hotere biography among finalists

One of Dunedins best known and most prolific authors can add to a long list of accolades after being shortlisted for a national book prize.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Top Adam award for Dunedin playwright

A shocking, lacerating and wicked writing style has won Emily Duncan another major playwriting award.

Posted: Wednesday March 3, 2021

Tou Hou Hari Haina! Gong Xi Fa Cai! Happy Chinese New Year in the Year of the Ox!

The Kotahitaka Trust Board is collaborating with the Dunedin Multi Ethnic Council (DMEC) on a special project to help commemorate the forthcoming Race Relations Week in March.

Posted: Tuesday March 2, 2021

NZPS International Poetry Competition

Posted: Tuesday March 2, 2021

Dunedin art in unexpected spaces

Off The Ground is a new project that's given Dunedin events stymied by the pandemic the funding they need to proceed.

Posted: Tuesday March 2, 2021

The Sets by Victor Billot out now

Posted: Monday March 1, 2021

Residency Opportunity in Dunedin

Posted: Monday March 1, 2021

Discover a new city through books

Recommended reading lists from our UNESCO City of Literature Virtual Writers in Residence

Posted: Monday March 1, 2021

Poetry Shelf celebrates Ockham NZ Book Award poetry long list

Elizabeth Morton reads from This is your real name

Posted: Wednesday February 24, 2021

Issue 11 of Starling Magazine is online now

Posted: Wednesday February 24, 2021

Reo Ppi

Two Ngi Tahu cousins from Otago are behind the Reo Ppi bilingual board books - writing and illustrating them. Kitty Brown talks to Kathryn about how she and her whanaunga Kirsten Parkinson came up with the concept.

Posted: Tuesday February 23, 2021


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