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Posted: Monday April 8, 2019

The Gulf Between Book Launch

The launch of Maxine Alterios third novel The Gulf Between (Penguin Random House, 2019) was held at Manaaki restaurant, Otago Polytechnic, 4th April. In keeping with the theme for the evening, guests were treated to Neapolitan finger food and prosecco.

Posted: Monday April 8, 2019

Translation workshop LitTransformer - July 8-18, 2019

Call for participation

Posted: Thursday April 4, 2019

Ambitious local war film to Premiere in Dunedin

Posted: Wednesday April 3, 2019


The 2019 National Flash Fiction Day Competition runs February 15 April 15. Send your best 300-word story * Cash prizes * Adult and Youth competitions

Posted: Wednesday April 3, 2019

Open Call for Media Art Residency in Creative City Koice

Koice the Creative City of Media Arts offers media artists a two-month stay in Koice in autumn 2019. The residency is organized by the NGO Creative Industry Koice a focal point of UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts, and K.A.I.R. Koice Artist in Residence.

Posted: Wednesday April 3, 2019

Award-Winning Theatre Company Back With Electric New Season

Arcade Theatre Company.. is proof that provocative, energetic theatre can still be offered in Dunedin - THEATREVIEW

Posted: Tuesday April 2, 2019

Storylines Notable Books List 2019

The 2019 Storylines Childrens Literature Notable Book List, for the highest quality books in five genres published during 2018, is compiled from more than 100 entries from publishers by expert panels of authors, teachers, librarians, academics and parents.

Posted: Monday April 1, 2019

Centre for the Book 2019 Research Symposium - Call for Papers

Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs

Posted: Thursday March 28, 2019

Rapping like a bard

Rediscovering Shakespeare for the hip-hop generation is just one mission on Writers and Readers Festival visitor Akalas mind, writes Dionne Christian.

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

The war on truth

Stephen Davis life convinces him a war on truth is being waged and must be resisted. That is now our experience too. Bruce Munro talks to the award-winning investigative journalist about government cover-ups, big business tactics and the role of conspiracies in the Christchurch mosques massacre.

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

Interactive adventure in Botanic Garden

Posted: Tuesday March 26, 2019

Gordon Brown on life at 103

Posted: Monday March 25, 2019

The Art of healing

Posted: Sunday March 24, 2019

Author's quest to meet 120 Kiwi centenarians: Seeking meaning in longevity

The stories of New Zealand's centenarians show they are a complete cross-section of Kiwi society. Is there any special reason they ticked on so long? JOHN McCRONE reports.

Posted: Wednesday March 20, 2019

Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival - 2019 Programme

The 2019 programme is live! For details see

Posted: Tuesday March 19, 2019

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