Check out this beautiful festival of pink on the Ground Floor, Dunedin City Library courtesy of the wonderful Jill Bowie!

Posted: Monday December 2, 2019

Julie gives the Dark Destroyer his 10,000 names in braille sash!

When the opportunity came along to go to the Kensington Tavern here in Dunedin to meet the Dark Destroyer, Shaun Wallace, from the Chase, I certainly said “why not!”

Posted: Tuesday November 19, 2019

WRITER - Winning words from the University of Otago’s inaugural creative writing competition

In 2019, the University of Otago held a creative writing competition as part of the University’s 150th celebrations.

Posted: Monday November 18, 2019

Heritage work excellence to be celebrated

Posted: Saturday November 16, 2019

Manus Island refugee Behrouz Boochani not seeking NZ asylum - for now

Prominent Kurdish-Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani, who landed in New Zealand last night, will not seek asylum here for now but will look at it later as a possibility.

Posted: Friday November 15, 2019

Ian Cross, celebrated Listener editor, 1925-2019

The former Listener editor turned around a magazine going through turbulent times – which he discussed in a previously unpublished 2014 interview.

Posted: Friday November 15, 2019

Call for Auditions

A unique opportunity for actors to engage with and present the work of one of the 20th century’s most colossal yet controversial literary figures. D. H. LAWRENCE’S 1922 short story “THE FOX” in a world premiere of a new stage adaptation.

Posted: Monday November 11, 2019

Sinéad Gleeson: sickness, health, motherhood & writing

Sinéad Gleeson is an Irish writer and the author of the critically acclaimed work of creative non-fiction Constellations. She was diagonosed with arthritis at 13, and an aggressive form of leukemia in her 20s, and her book is a powerful depiction of sickness, health and ultimately motherhood, as well as...

Posted: Thursday November 7, 2019

Welcome Dunedin Fringe Artists!

The next festival is 19 - 29 March 2020 and Registrations are NOW OPEN!

Posted: Wednesday November 6, 2019

Communities of Readers

The Communities of Readers project is an initiative designed to connect more children and young people to reading. This initiative is enabling the National Library to work with a small number of communities to strengthen reading engagement.

Posted: Wednesday November 6, 2019

Neighbour writers win award each

Posted: Tuesday November 5, 2019

Residency stimulating for artistic couple

Posted: Tuesday November 5, 2019

Let there be light: macular degeneration and me

Posted: Monday November 4, 2019

The Big Red Ride: a community bike programme

Posted: Monday November 4, 2019

Sir Cedric Stanton Hicks

Posted: Monday November 4, 2019

Writer alights in the land of birds

Prize-winning children's author Swapna Haddow has arrived in Dunedin in the nick of time, writes Karen Trebilcock.

Posted: Monday November 4, 2019

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