Ruth Carraway creates drama in jail - and toilets!

Trouble-D is a play about the challenges, obstacles and enticements a recently released prisoner faces in the outside world.

Posted: Monday March 11, 2019

For the Love of Books: Collectors and Collections

A Taster

Posted: Sunday March 10, 2019

Youth Zone Mobilised

Youth Zone Mobilised is the opportunity to get your music out to the world! This year, OAR FM Dunedins Youth Zone is giving ten young musical acts the opportunity to record and produce their own original tracks to air on the station, available via podcast and from our recently released...

Posted: Wednesday March 6, 2019

Keynote experts to bring wealth of knowledge to short play festival

Chicago-based producer and director Tanya Palmer will add an immeasurable wealth of insight, experience and knowledge as the UNESCO Cities of Literature Short Play Festivals keynote expert this September.

Posted: Tuesday March 5, 2019

Truthteller - An Investigative Reporters Journey Through The World Of Truth Prevention, Fake News And Conspiracy Theories

An essential guide for understanding the modern media world for teachers, students and concerned citizens who want to know the facts, not fake news and conspiracy theories. Uses exclusive documents and interviews from the CIA, Pentagon, M16, NSA and British and American special forces to cast a light on deniable...

Posted: Monday March 4, 2019

Won by the Spade

How the Royal New Zealand Engineers Built a Nation

Posted: Monday March 4, 2019

The Incurable Imagination

Audrey has a severe case of imaginitis! And its contagious. A fun-filled story written by a primary school teacher passionate about the power of the imagination.

Posted: Monday March 4, 2019

Keepers of History

New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

Posted: Sunday March 3, 2019

Saying Goodbye to Barkley

For many children experiencing the loss of a much-loved pet is likely to be their first brush with grief. This touching picture book is a celebration of one of lifes most formative relationships and the kaleidoscope of emotions that giving your heart to a furry friend can bring.

Posted: Sunday March 3, 2019


A book of fun for penguin lovers

Posted: Sunday March 3, 2019

Stop Talking, Start Influencing

12 insights from brain science to make your message stick

Posted: Sunday March 3, 2019

The Box Cars - Robert Vescio and Cara King

Remember when you had more fun playing with the box than the gift that was packed in it? This simple story of imagination and sharing is a breath of fresh air in a world where parents are trying to find ways to pry their children from screens.

Posted: Sunday March 3, 2019

Otago University Press to move to co-publisher model

Otago University Press is moving to a new management model in what is thought to be a New Zealand industry first.

Posted: Tuesday February 26, 2019

Five Otago University Press authors in 2019 Ockham Book Awards longlist

Otago University Press congratulates all the authors in the longlist announced today for the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.

Posted: Wednesday January 30, 2019

Are women past caring?

Care is essential to social relationships and individual well-being. It is woven into New Zealands key social institutions, such as the family, and is also embedded in societal expectations around state provision of health and welfare.

Posted: Thursday January 24, 2019

Writing course participants seek inspiration through exploration

A group of writers visited Port Chalmers yesterday as part of a short course, inspired by Dunedin, City of Literature, and which aimed to ''nurture your muse and exercise your writing muscles''.

Posted: Wednesday January 23, 2019

A Distant Longing: Dunedin Chinese Garden Student Essay Competition Winners

How does the Dunedin Chinese Garden, Lan Yuan, enhance the story of Chinese in Otago and what future role does the Garden play in New Zealands relationship with China?

Posted: Tuesday January 22, 2019


The Krakow UNESCO City of Literature Residency Program is dedicated to young and emerging writers from the Cities of Literature of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

Posted: Tuesday January 22, 2019

NZ Bookshop Numbers on the Rise

Since January 2018, Booksellers NZ has gained seven brand new members from everywhere from Vulcan Lane in Central Auckland, through to Twizel in South Canterbury, as well as online store Five Dogs Books.

Posted: Tuesday January 15, 2019

Mobile App for Dunedins Literary Locations

Introducing dtour: a Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature experience

Posted: Monday December 17, 2018

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