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  • <Bright Cave>

    16 May - 9 June 2018

    Curated by Robyn Maree Pickens
    Anthony Antonellis, Hana Pera Aoake, Emma Fitts, Miranda Parkes, Maddy Plimmer, Sorawit Songsataya
    Tuesday 15 May, 5:30pm: Opening Preview
    Saturday 19 May, 11am: In Conversation: Miranda Parkes and Robyn Maree Pickens
    Wednesday 30th May, 5:30pm:... Read more…
  • Learn To Write Good Creative Writing Workshop

    9 June 2018

    10:00am — 6:00pm

    Poet, musician and best selling author Dominic Hoey, is running a one day creative writing workshop at the AMP Building. 
    Dominic has been running the workshops, entitled Learn To Write Good, for three years working with... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder

    20 June 2018

    7:00pm — 8:30pm

    Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.
    Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nz – please confirm when booking, if you would like to attend the basement tour
    For more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nz
    FREEDunningham... Read more…
  • The Playgroup Presents: The Radio Play

    21 June 2018

    6:30pm — 7:30pm

    Experience the thrill of the live radio play – sound effects and all!
    In this first of a series, join us for a live reading of Hostage, an original radio play which will air later in... Read more…
  • National Flash Fiction Day New Zealand: Awards Night

    22 June 2018

    6:00pm — 8:00pm

    Hear the winning stories from this year's national competition (Adult, Te Reo Māori and Youth categories). Prize-givings, guest readers and more!
    Celebrate NFFD and Matariki with us. Because life is short. And so is some of... Read more…
  • Up the Amazon without a paddle?: How to get published on the world’s biggest online shop

    28 June 2018

    5:30pm — 6:30pm

    Three-times self-published author, Garth Cameron, explains how to navigate the challenges of publishing via Amazon KDP – how to write tight and make your books attractive to the online shopper.
    Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, Dunedin City... Read more…
  • Little Landers Literature

    7 May - 29 June 2018

    Literature and rugby are forming an alliance to bring the joy of reading to Dunedin’s children.
    Under the programme, Highlanders players would head to Pine Hill, Bathgate Park, Carisbrook, Brockville,  Concord and Bradford schools to read... Read more…
  • What Inspires You?: Dunedin Primary Schools Poetry Competition

    1 - 30 June 2018

    Dunedin Public Libraries, in partnership with the Otago-Southland Branch of the New Zealand Society of authors invite all Dunedin Primary Schools to take part in a special open poetry competition celebrating 60 years of the... Read more…
  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: By Deed of Gift

    16 March - 8 July 2018

    The next Reed Gallery exhibition showcases a range of items which were part of Reed’s original gift of 1948, including medieval manuscripts, biblical works, ‘association’ books, Dickensiana and other “books of unusual interest” as Reed... Read more…
  • The 104-Storey Treehouse : Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

    23 July 2018

    4:00pm — 5:00pm

    Andy Griffiths, author of the Treehouse books, is back, and this time he’s brought his pal, illustrator Terry Denton!
    Andy and Terry will present outrageous tales from the new book in the series, The 104-Storey Treehouse.... Read more…
  • 2018 WriteNow Poetry Competition

    3 May - 27 July 2018

    The 2018 WriteNow Poetry Competition for Dunedin Secondary School students will close at 5pm on Friday 27 July 2018.  See the full Conditions of Entry here. Results will be released on Monday 20 August 2018 (on this website)
    The WriteNow prize ceremony will be held... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder

    12 September 2018

    7:00pm — 8:30pm

    Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.
    Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nz – please confirm when booking, if you would like to attend the basement tour
    For more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nz
    FREEDunningham... Read more…
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