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  • Book Launch: The Sets by Victor Billot

    4 February 2021

    5:30pm — 7:00pm

    Otago University Press invites you to celebrate the launch of 'The Sets' by poet Victor Billot.'The Sets' returns again and again to the ever-present sea – as a metaphor, a mirror, a companion and an... Read more…
  • Write a Novel Course for Adults

    4 February 2021

    6:15pm — 8:15pm

    Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Make 2021 the year!“Everyone has a book in them.” Cost: $350Teacher: Majella CullinaneFor further info email: koputaiwriting@gmail.comTel: 021 1097300The class is limited to 10 students, so to guarantee... Read more…
  • Waitangi Day Whānau Festival

    6 February 2021

    11:00am — 2:00pm

    Join celebrations to acknowledge our national day and our diverse community with kai, craft and musical fun for the whole whānau.Nau mai, tauti mai! Everyone is welcome.MCs: Harlam Uiti-Collins and Missy ParataFeaturing:Molly Devine with Maddy... Read more…
  • Exhibition: Terry Fitzgibbon

    7 February 2021


    Pea Sea Art's first art exhibition for 2021 opens on February 7, 5pm and features award-winning illustrator/author, Terry Fitzgibbon (A.K.A. Fitz). There's also a small music gig happening in conjunction with Fitz's exhibition. 6 George... Read more…
  • NGĀ KETE MĀTAURANGA: Māori scholars at the research interface

    11 February 2021


    oin the editors, Professors Jacinta Ruru and Linda Waimarie Nikora, to discuss why this book is so special for Aotearoa New Zealand. They will be in discussion with four of the authors:• Professor Meihana Durie... Read more…
  • Moana Nui Festival

    13 February 2021

    10:00am — 5:00pm

    The Moana Nui Festival will be an opportunity for Dunedin to explore, experience and celebrate thecultures of local Pacific communities. There will be performances, music, food stalls, craft stalls andmore.Forsyth Bar Stadium Read more…
  • Family Stories

    17 February 2021


    Please join us at a reading by two of our Summer Writers in Residence: Holly Walker (2021) and Hannah Bulloch (2017), both of whom write narrative non-fiction inspired by family stories.Seats are limited, you need... Read more…
  • Octagon Poetry Readings

    17 February 2021


    Please join Octagon Collective for the first Octagon poetry collective reading for 2021, at 8pm on 17 February at Dog with two tails cafe.

    The MC will be Rushi Vyas, and there will be short featured readings from... Read more…
  • Evenings X Fierce Love & Fresh Air

    19 February 2021


    This Friday night we will be joined by local poet Kyra Gillies giving us a sneak peak of her new show ‘Fierce Love & Fresh Air’, taking part of Dunedin Fringe Festival March 25th, 26th... Read more…
  • Derek Onley

    21 February 2021


    The long awaited solo show by Derek Onley will be happening this coming Sunday.
    This exhibition will showcase Original Bird Book Illustrations & Drawings & Notes from Paraguay, Mexico and New Zealand.
    "Para la Tierra"
    Live music by... Read more…
  • Colin McCahon: A Constant Flow of Light

    15 August 2020 - 6 March 2021

    Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena holds one of the most important collections of McCahon’s art in New Zealand in addition to significant archives relating to his life and work.Focusing on the period between the... Read more…
  • Adult Summer Reading Challenge

    1 December 2020 - 31 March 2021

    Challenge yourself over the long hot summer.*Read 10 books and record your progress to earn a free DVD rentals voucher**Stretch your horizons by reading five books outside your comfort zone and you’ll go into the... Read more…
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