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

Exquisite Corpse Drawing Project

Thank you to the 63 talented and generous artists who participated in the Exquisite Corpse Drawing Project. All of the 21 works sold and together we raised $3000 to hand over to Averil who was very appreciative.

Posted: Thursday April 22, 2021

New Landfall editor named

Otago University Press is pleased to announce that Lynley Edmeades has been named the new editor of Landfall: Aotearoa New Zealand arts and letters.

Posted: Thursday April 22, 2021

Homeless hand press

Over a year ago the Centre for the Book acquired a large Albion hand press from North Otago Museum. They are searching for a home for the Press.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021

Brian Turner and the open space

Ardent disciple of mountain, valley, river and sky, Brian Turner is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated poets. Michelle Langstone travelled to his central Otago home to meet and hear the man who commands the language of the landscape.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021

Wordsmiths to judge prison writing competition

The star-studded judging panel for the Otago Daily Times’ prison creative-writing competition can now be revealed.

Posted: Monday April 19, 2021


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