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  • TWISTY PLOTS YOUNG WRITERS DROP-IN WORKSHOPS

    13 April 2021

    3:30pm — 4:30pm

    Inspiration from award-winning novelist, playwright and script writer Ella West. One-on-one help and advice for primary and secondary school pupils, or just sit and write in the company of a published children’s author – Ella will... Read more…
  • DPLA Monthly Talk Series: Relevant Radio - A Local Perspective

    14 April 2021

    11:30am — 1:00pm

    Join us for fascinating insight into the place of citizen-driven programmes and podcasts in a fast-changing media environment. OAR FM Dunedin Community Liaison and host of The OARsome Morning Show Jeff Harford explores opportunities to listen... Read more…
  • UBS Shopwarming!

    15 April 2021

    5:00pm

    Join us to celebrate our new temporary home in the HD Skinner Annex, under the trees on the Museum Reserve: Books, Specialist Booksellers & 15% discount on full-priced items downstairs, Refreshments upstairs.University Bookshop Read more…
  • Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Jacob Edmond -Poetry and breath: Resuscitating literature, reimagining the world

    15 April 2021

    5:25pm

    Hā ki roto, hā ki waho. Breathe in, breathe out. It’s the simplest thing, the in- and outflow of breath that keeps us alive, so automatic that, most of the time, we hardly notice it.... Read more…
  • Caffenol Cafe 1

    12 - 16 April 2021

    Chris Schmelz will be presenting his project Caffenol Cafe 1 for
    Dunedin Dream Brokerage
    RDC Espresso starting on Monday 12 April until Friday 16th.9am-2pm Read more…
  • Mystery in the Library 2021: Deadly in Dunedin

    16 April 2021

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    Join four mystery-loving storytellers for an evening of criminally good conversation. Past Ngaios finalist Vanda Symon will chair LIANZA Children's Book Award winner Ella West, and fellow Otago authors Robert W Fisk and Maxine Alterio.Bookings EssentialDunningham... Read more…
  • Simple Acts of Malice

    14 - 17 April 2021

    Bones and Elaine are holed up, on the run from a hectic lifetime of mayhem. Rapacious and unrepentant as they are, they really ought to be perfectly content in a world plagued by fake news,... Read more…
  • EMILY WRITES' RANTS IN THE DARK

    17 April 2021

    7:00pm

    “Rants in the Dark is a laugh-cry, get up in your realness, ode to mamas out there everywhere. Get your tired self along and feel heard. Brilliant work!” - LitCrawl WellingtonParenting is hard. And awesome.... Read more…
  • The Commons - Kate Fitzharris

    18 April 2021

    11:00am

    The Commons refers to places and resources not owned privately, but held in common and managed for the collective good. It also alludes to seeking out what we hold in common with each other and what... Read more…
  • RAINBOW MOVIE FESTIVAL BY BEAMAFILM

    18 May - 18 April 2021

    6:00pm

    BEGINS TUESDAY 16TH MARCH, THEN EVERY 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTHRainbow Movie Festival by BeamafilmScreenings of some of the best movies on an LGBT+ theme.The Festival is open to young adults aged 16 – 23... Read more…
  • Catch-Up Book Club

    20 April 2021

    5:30pm

    Join us for discussion of 'The Odyssey' by Homer, with Prof Jon Hall (Classics).FREE but limited seating, you must book a seat: events@unibooks.co.nzThe Catch-Up Book Club meets to catch up on classic books with a... Read more…
  • RAINBOW MOVIE FESTIVAL BY BEAMAFILM

    20 April 2021

    6:00pm

    BEGINS TUESDAY 16TH MARCH, THEN EVERY 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTHRainbow Movie Festival by BeamafilmScreenings of some of the best movies on an LGBT+ theme.The Festival is open to young adults aged 16 – 23... Read more…
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