Celebrating continuing relevance that is Hotere

Dunedin Public Art Gallery will this week open the first major exhibition of Ralph Hotere’s work in 20 years. Rebecca Fox talks to gallery director Cam McCracken about the significance of the exhibition.

Posted: Thursday November 12, 2020

2020 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced and live online literary panel

A lifetime of insights on Māori dance arts told in te reo Māori, a comprehensive anthology of New Zealand poetry in English, and an illustrated story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand are just some of the many achievements of those being honoured with the 2020 Prime Minister’s...

Posted: Monday November 9, 2020

Baxter memorial to be installed in new year

A long-awaited memorial commemorating prominent pacifist Archibald Baxter is set to be installed in Dunedin early next year.

Posted: Monday November 9, 2020

Down in Edin Issue 22 - Online now!

Literature, Poetry, Music, Art, Photography, Nature, Politics and Environment in the South Island of New Zealand

Posted: Monday November 9, 2020

South Otago-born writer wins national award

A South Otago-born author has scooped a major national crime-writing award.

Posted: Thursday November 5, 2020

Creative Rights = Creative Reads

Posted: Thursday November 5, 2020

Publishers Association launches platform for digital match making

October usually sees a large swathe of the book industry depart Aotearoa’s shores for the biggest and most prestigious event on the publishing calendar – Germany’s Frankfurt Book Fair.

Posted: Thursday November 5, 2020

Reo Pēpi's new series Toru is out now!

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

APPLICATIONS CLOSING FOR THE 2021 PANNZ ARTS MARKET

A reminder that applications to pitch and showcase at the 2021 PANNZ Arts Market close this Friday, 6 November at 5pm.

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Artsenta Creative Writing Sessions

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Kiwi Christmas Books

We believe in the power of stories, and in the power of giving.

Posted: Tuesday November 3, 2020

Reading fun in any language

Finding children’s books written in the numerous languages spoken by South Dunedin’s increasingly diverse residents has been challenging, but the Communities of Readers Project has come to the rescue.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Wallace Arts Trust Internship Programme 2020-2021

The Wallace Arts Trust Internship Programme 2020-2021 is now calling for applications from students or recent graduates for a short term, paid internship with the Wallace Arts Trust. The aim of the programme is to provide a valuable opportunity for young arts professionals to obtain work experience in the arts industry.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Jude Thomas weaving Threads of Gold

The prejudice faced by Dunedin's early Lebanese settlers and the skills they brought to their new home are highlighted in a new book Threads of Gold.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

✨✨✨TODAY IS THE DAY!✨✨✨✨

Headland is now open to submissions, and we cannot wait to read the amazing short fiction and creative non fiction you've been writing!

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Ida Valley writer Jillian Sullivan interviewed on Otago Access Radio

Ida Valley writer Jillian Sullivan has released a collection of essays inspired by the Central Otago environment and its people

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

John Newton: Escape Path Lighting

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Fiona Farrell on 30 years behind the pen

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Max Quinn: The life and times of a polar film maker

Renowned polar photographer, director and cameraman Max Quinn covers a 50-year career spent working in the world's coldest places in his book A Life of Extremes.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020

Through the eyes of children: debut tales win Ngaio Marsh Awards

Fresh voices came to the fore at WORD Christchurch Spring Festival on Saturday afternoon as Becky Manawatu and RWR McDonald were named the winners of the 2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards.

Posted: Monday November 2, 2020


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