What's On


  • Octagon Poetry Collective

    21 November 2018

    8:00pm

    Please join us at Dog With Two Tails cafe at 8pm on November 21st! You'll be treated to readings by feature poets Carolyn McCurdie and Rowan Taigel, along with MC Ian Loughran.And if you feel... Read more…
  • Trace Music

    3 - 24 November 2018

    Title: Trace MusicArtists: mf/mpKarl Leisky, Sam Longmore, Charlotte Parallel, Leben Young, Sally Ann McIntyre, William Henry Meung.Opening Preview: Friday 2 November, 5pm. Performance commencing at 6pm.Public Programme: All events are free to attend, all are most welcome.Saturday... Read more…
  • Stack Trek

    24 February - 24 November 2018

    1:00pm — 2:00pm

    Boldly go where few borrowers have been before…
    For one hour only on the last Saturday of each month, we open up our secret stash of books in the library basement.
    Trekkies meet at the ground floor... Read more…
  • Lee Child in conversation with Toby Manhire

    24 November 2018

    6:00pm

    The Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival team, in association with Penguin Random House NZ, are delighted to announce that world-famous thriller writer LEE CHILD Is coming to Dunedin! Lee will appear in conversation with Toby Manhire... Read more…
  • SHUT UP and READ!

    25 November 2018

    3:00pm — 5:00pm

    Relive those halcyon days of 'Silent Reading' with Shut up and Read!Every Sunday at the Captain Cook Hotel3-4: SSSssshhh Silent Reading4-5: Book chat or, if you wish, more Silent Reading!All welcome.Bring a book and enjoy... Read more…
  • Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature Robert Burns Poetry Competition

    1 September - 30 November 2018

    This international competition opens on 1st September 2018 for any adult published or unpublished poet* and is presented in collaboration with Dunedin Public Libraries, Dunedin Burns Club, and with the support of the Dunedin UNESCO... Read more…
  • Rap Like Robbie Competition for Teens

    1 September - 30 November 2018

    Write some Robert Burns-inspired poetry and score yourself $500, generously sponsored by the Dunedin-Edinburgh Sister City Society.
    Robert Burns was a rock star back in the day. He wrote about everything from nature to sex, drinking,... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Filming of the Colonial Past

    30 November 2018

    5:30pm

    Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of Filming the Colonial Past: The New Zealand Wars on Screen by Annabel Cooper. The book will be launched by renowned cinematographer Alun Bollinger.The New... Read more…
  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: Voices and Votes - A Tribute to Women's Suffrage

    17 August - 2 December 2018

    The latest Reed Gallery Exhibition is an opportunity for Dunedin Public Libraries’ Heritage Collections to pay tribute to 125 years of New Zealand women’s suffrage.
    The exhibition showcases early women writers and other creative women of... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Globe-Trotting Tales

    4 February - 2 December 2018

    2:00pm — 3:00pm

    Bring your family and enjoy the culture of other countries at our special Sunday afternoon Storytelling.
    Intrepid explorer of the imagination, Kaitrin McMullan, takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the world. Experience a new place... Read more…
  • SHUT UP and READ!

    2 December 2018

    3:00pm — 5:00pm

    Relive those halcyon days of 'Silent Reading' with Shut up and Read!Every Sunday at the Captain Cook Hotel3-4: SSSssshhh Silent Reading4-5: Book chat or, if you wish, more Silent Reading!All welcome.Bring a book and enjoy... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman?

    4 December 2018

    5:30pm

    Otago University Press warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of SLIPPERY JIM or PATRIOTIC STATESMAN?James Macandrew of Otago By R.J. BunceRSVP to publicity@otago.ac.nz by 30 NovemberUniversity Book Shop, 378 Great King Street, Dunedin Read more…
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