What's On

  • Book Launch: Gecko

    24 October 2017


    You're invited to the launch of Gecko by Raymond Huber and Brian LovelockHear a talk by a gecko scientist, and create a gecko!
    Dunedin City Library, 4th FloorRSVP raymond@raymondhuber.co.nz Read more…
  • Writing Women in History

    24 October 2017

    7:00pm — 9:30pm

    Writing Women in History: what we know, what we don’t know and what we make up.
    An evening with Paddy Richardson, Renée and Karen Zelas. Chaired by Mary McCallum.Includes the Dunedin launch of Renée's memoir, These... Read more…
  • Cross Writers: a lunchtime reading

    25 October 2017

    12:00pm — 1:15pm

    Bring your lunch to City Library, and enjoy six writers who cross the fine line between poetry & prose creating significant work in both.
    With guests Renée (Wellington), Karen Zelas (Christchurch), Carolyn McCurdie (Dunedin), Sue Wootton... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Dark Forest Deep Sea

    25 October 2017


    You are warmly invited to the Dunedin launch of Dark Forest Deep Sea by Richard Hall.
    “In the wild there is an element that cannot be seen, tasted, heard or smelt – it can only be... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Harvest by Christine Carrell

    26 October 2017


    You are warmly invited to the launch of Harvest by Christine Carrell
    A New Zealand historical novel of love for land and family, and the struggle between tradition and change.Set in Napier, wartime Wellington and Otago 1930-... Read more…
  • Jealous Saboteurs: Teen Writing Competition

    12 August - 28 October 2017

    Create a piece of writing inspired Francis Upritchard’s exhibition, Jealous Saboteurs at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. The exhibition opens on Saturday 12th August 2017 and runs until 26th November 2017. Visit the exhibition and pick... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Chinese Crackers

    5 November 2017

    2:00pm — 2:30pm

    Fireworks were invented in China and are used for lots of celebrations. Join Kaitrin McMullan for some Chinese-themed stories with a bang!
    Make your own origami cracker to take home too!Suitable for all ages.
    Children’s Storypit, Ground... Read more…
  • NZSA Writers Salon

    13 November 2017


    Writers Reading on the second Monday of each Month, sponsored by NZSAAll WelcomeCome earlier for a light meal and/or have a glass of somethingBrew, 57 Musselburgh Rise Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: The Publisher’s Viewpoint

    15 November 2017

    6:30pm — 8:30pm

    Guest speaker, Exisle’s Gareth St John Thomas, on the process of producing a book and the publishing scene in Dunedin.
    Join us for a look at books from the Exisle stable, including their picture book imprint,... Read more…
  • Author Talk: David Elliot

    23 November 2017

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    The secret is out! David Elliot expounds on the discovery that has shocked the literary world – the true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock… and its tragic aftermath!
    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Merry Storymas

    3 December 2017

    2:00pm — 2:30pm

    Christmas is coming, so join us for a special festive storytime with Kat Anna Fiddle.Lots of Christmas tunes and tales as we count the days until Santa arrives.
    Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City Library, Moray... Read more…
  • Arthur Ransome: story-teller, journalist, sailor, fisherman and suspected spy

    12 January 2018

    5:30pm — 8:00pm

    Cheryl Paget, Co-ordinator of The Arthur Ransome Society of New Zealand will speak about the man, his children’s novels and the rumour that he acted as a British Spy during the Russian Revolution.
    There was much... Read more…
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