How to do your family tree

Each of us has a story written in our DNA. But that's only part of the puzzle. Researching the family tree is one of those projects that starts but never quite finishes. Where to begin can be intimidating. Gareth St John Thomas has spent his career helping people tell stories.

Posted: Tuesday July 16, 2019

UKU//UTU - With Nigel Borell, Heramaahina Eketone and Wi Taepa

Curated by Māia Abraham and Jesse-James Pickery 17 July 2019 - 24 August 2019

Posted: Monday July 15, 2019

Rupua No.5

Bronte Perry

Posted: Monday July 15, 2019

Prague - Unesco City of Literature Creative 2-Month Residency 2020

Calling writers and translators

Posted: Monday July 15, 2019

Notice of the Friends of the Hocken Collections Award 2020

Friends of the Hocken Collections Award 2020 is now open for applications. The intended outcomes of the 2020 Award are creatively open for project applicants to develop and propose. Both collaborative and singular applications are welcome, and salient aspects such as medium, genre, scope, and purpose are prescription-free.

Posted: Monday July 15, 2019

NZIFF 2019 Dunedin Programme Launched

The full programme for the 43rd New Zealand International Film Festival has been revealed in Dunedin. 79 feature-length films from 34 countries will screen over 18 days beginning on Thursday 1st August.

Posted: Monday July 8, 2019

The artful forger

New Zealand's only convicted art forger, Karl Sim, and his associates entangled art experts from around the country in their web of deception. In this extract from the new book A Good Joke: The Life and Crimes of Notorious New Zealand Art Forger Karl Sim, Dunedin author Ian Dougherty reveals...

Posted: Monday July 8, 2019

In search of untold stories from World War II

War divides us | War unites us | War changes us

Posted: Monday July 8, 2019

The Flick - Theatre Review

Significant Issues Smuggled in under the Seemingly Innocuous Dialogue

Posted: Saturday July 6, 2019

Issue 17 of Down In Edin Magazine

New Issue! Hot off the digital press!!! A special bumper Issue 17 of Down in Edin Magazine is now up. Enjoy!

Posted: Friday July 5, 2019

Bellbirds, books and baroque architecture: visiting New Zealand’s oldest city Dunedin

The South Island destination has gothic buildings and golden beaches, with plenty of wildlife, delicious food and live music

Posted: Friday July 5, 2019

At home in the movies

Posted: Thursday July 4, 2019

High-flying life recalled in memoir

Posted: Sunday June 30, 2019

Literary Tram 2019 in Ulyanovsk: photos and video

June 21, Literary tram drove through Ulyanovsk. For the fourth time, the townspeople traveled around the night city and listened to the texts of writers from the UNESCO literary cities. Many people gathered, and two trams set off on a literary tour.

Posted: Tuesday June 25, 2019

West Papua: The Pacific Crisis we can no longer ignore

Meet Rosa Moiwend, West Papuan activist, human rights defender, and researcher

Posted: Monday June 24, 2019

Carnival attracts record crowd

Posted: Monday June 24, 2019

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