Collaboration honours print and publishing trade

Bespoke hardcover book Alert Level Four is the fruit of a special collaboration, says author Athol Parks. Parks worked with Graeme McKinstry, of MCK Design, and David Stedman, of Dutybound, to produce the book, which chronicles each day of New Zealand's 2020 COVID-19 lockdown.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

The Gifts of Gary Blackman

Thomas McLean has lived in Dunedin for 16 years, during which time he has had the chance to enjoy the city's artistic riches through the photography of Gary Blackman. Here he discusses some of the images that have had the biggest impact on him.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Remembering Dave Cull

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Commutes given a literary flavour

Dunedin commuters will have something new to read while waiting for the bus this morning.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Heritage Decals on Bus Shelters

We are proud to collaborate with Unesco City of Literature and the Hocken Library to celebrate Dunedin’s transport heritage.

Posted: Monday May 3, 2021

Nook and Cranny act ‘so different’

Lift music traditionally has a soothing quality as people are taken up and down in an uncomfortably enclosed space.

Posted: Monday May 3, 2021

Seasons of Summers

The upcoming Reed Gallery exhibition Seasons of Summers: New Zealand’s Queen of Romance celebrates New Zealand’s prolific and internationally read author, Essie Summers.

Posted: Sunday May 2, 2021

Thrill of starting something new

Inspired by her travels through the South Island of New Zealand, Auckland best-selling author Nalini Singh has added thrillers to her growing library of genres. On the eve of Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival she talks to Rebecca Fox about her need to challenge herself.

Posted: Friday April 30, 2021

Committed to his community

Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull is being remembered as an articulate advocate for the city, an inclusive leader and a man who confronted challenges with assurance.

Posted: Tuesday April 27, 2021

David Eggleton: The Wilder Years

There is almost 40 years of poetry for Poet Laureate David Eggleton to choose from for his new Best Of anthology.

Posted: Tuesday April 27, 2021

Māori and Pacific and other ‘Great War Stories’

Commemorate Anzac Day with us and watch ‘Great War Stories’

Posted: Tuesday April 27, 2021

‘I (being senior)’

A New Zealand officer in World War One

Posted: Tuesday April 27, 2021

Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull dies

Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull has died after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was 71.

Posted: Tuesday April 27, 2021


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