I prefer Connect Four

Hello from my iso to yours. Since my hair is now fully buzzcut, Ive run out of piercing jewellery, my screen time is up 21% on last week (when it was up 35% from the week before) and Worrying Doesnt Fix Anything, Ive been casting around for other in-bubble outlets.

Posted: Sunday April 19, 2020

War Stories from the Olveston Library

OAR running an encore series of War Stories From The Olveston Library, Sundays at 10am starting 19th April on 105.4FM and 1575AM.

Posted: Wednesday April 15, 2020

Dmitry Sadovnikov's poem translated by Ulyanovsk poet Sergei Gogin will be presented in Nanjing and Slemani

The poem "To the Volga" will be presented at the World Book Day event in Nanjing (China) and the Modern International Multilingual Library Museum in Slemani (Iraq). Residents of the two UNESCO literary cities, as well as their guests, will be able to know the poem of the poet born...

Posted: Wednesday April 15, 2020


In a creative response to the restrictions imposed on travel and public gatherings during the Covid-19 crisis, the New Zealand Book Awards Trust has elected to take the announcement of the 2020 winners of Ockham New Zealand Book Awards online on the original date set down for the awards ceremony...

Posted: Wednesday April 15, 2020

The Elizabeth Brooke-Carr Memorial Writers' Residency

A Givealittle page has been setup to raise $5000 to fund a residency for writers at the Caselberg Trust, in memory of poet and writer, Elizabeth Brooke-Carr.

Posted: Tuesday April 14, 2020

New campaign celebrates Kiwi men and what they read

A new online campaign launching on April 12 will focus on New Zealand men and their reading habits.

Posted: Saturday April 11, 2020

The Possibilities Project

Join us as we collect Possibilities!

Posted: Saturday April 11, 2020

Kick off for online book launch 8 pm this Saturday!

Peep peep,(thats me blowing my whistle) its time to kick off my online launch for my latest and hottest book! Get ready to get in position for kick off on Saturday 11 April at 8 pm on Instagram!

Posted: Thursday April 9, 2020

RDS Gallery Exhibition Postponed

We are postponing our exhibition "Work by Felix Harris, Philip Jarvis and Pete Wheeler".

Posted: Friday April 3, 2020

2019 Printer in Residence

The 2019 Printer in Residence programme project was the hand-printing of a selected number of letters written by Charles Brasch to the editor of the ODT.

Posted: Wednesday April 1, 2020

COVID-19: The importance of collaboration, science and communication

In light of the Governments decision on Monday 23 March to move immediately to level 3 (and subsequently level 4) of the COVID-19 response, we felt it was important to reflect on the responsibility UNESCO hasboth as a National Commission and internationallyto support the sharing of reliable, trusted information.

Posted: Wednesday April 1, 2020

ArtExplore during the Lock Down

Hoping everyone is staying safe and staying well. We are offering you a daily on line art fix hoping you will not be art deprived throughout the Lock Down.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2020

New writing on Corpus.nz

Posted: Monday March 30, 2020

Audible Children's Stories

In response to lockdowns throughout the world, Audible has made its children's stories open and free to all.

Posted: Monday March 30, 2020

New Zealand International Science Festival will be postponed until 2021

We regret to inform you that the New Zealand International Science Festival will be postponed until 2021, in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Posted: Friday March 27, 2020

Little libraries sidelined, but not all gloom

In one of the quirkiest sidelights of the national coronavirus lockdown, the books in some popular community mini-libraries are being replaced by bears.

Posted: Friday March 27, 2020

Paintings colour landscape's meaning

Colin McCahon is considered one of New Zealands key 20th Century painters. To commemorate the centenary of his birth last year, the Dunedin Public Art Gallery is celebrating his Otago connections in a novel way, discovers Rebecca Fox.

Posted: Wednesday March 18, 2020

Change to programme of public events COVID-19

Posted: Monday March 16, 2020

Robert Lord Writers Cottage Writers' residency

Opportunity for a Writers residency in Dunedin

Posted: Thursday March 12, 2020

English /Linguistics Seminar, Friday 13 March: two topics in medieval literature (Pamela Treanor and Roberto Suazo)

The Otago English and Linguistics Seminar series for semester 1, 2020 continues this week with shorter presentations by two Otago postgraduate students in English, both working on topics in medieval literature with associate prof. Simone Marshall.

Posted: Thursday March 12, 2020

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