What's On

  • Library Book Sale: Lose An Hour, Gain a Bargain

    31 March - 2 April 2017

    The clock is ticking, so be sure to put 31st March in your diary right now – we’re counting down to your giant Friday to Sunday carpark book sale, with a huge selection of delights... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Ninconmerdes and Numbskulls

    2 April 2017

    2:00pm — 2:30pm

    Did you hear some good jokes on April Fools’ Day?We’ve got some great ones to share with you. Come and listen to some rib-ticklers with Kaitrin McMullan and tell us some of yours.
    For children of... Read more…
  • Reo Pepi Launch Party

    8 April 2017


    We are pleased to announce the launch of Rua-Reo Pēpi series 2! Ngā Tae-Colours, Te Kaute-Counting and Ngā Āhua-Shapes.We have been working over the past year to produce these books on new kaupapa and concepts our... Read more…
  • Author Talk: Sequoia Schmidt – Returning Home

    12 April 2017

    5:30pm — 7:30pm

    Join author, entrepreneur and adventurer Sequoia Schmidt in Dunedin for a special Q&A and a reading from her autobiography: Journey of Heart; A Sojourn to K2.
    It has been ten long years since Sequoia returned to... Read more…
  • Zine Competition

    23 March - 13 April 2017

    Make your own zine and win a copy of Annual!
    Gecko Press and the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival invite Dunedin schools to take part in our Term 1 2017 zine competition for yrs 5–8 (age 9–12)
    Entering the competition... Read more…
  • Wild Dunedin Festival: Super Sea Lion Drawing Competition

    13 March - 14 April 2017

    Sea Lions are a Wild Dunedin treasure to be proud of. Draw a picture to show what makes them special.
    Call in to your local library to pick up an entry form.
    Age Group: 5-9 years
    Entries Close:... Read more…
  • Wild Dunedin Festival: Bold and Beautiful Writing Competition

    13 March - 14 April 2017

    The New Zealand sea lion is a beautiful but endangered creature.
    Take us into the world of our native sea lion with a piece of writing: fiction or non-fiction, 500 words max. Wild prizes for the... Read more…
  • Wild Dunedin Festival: Where the Wild Things Roar, Flop and Swim

    24 April 2017

    11:00am — 11:30am

    Lots of sea lion spiel and mermaid tales from Kaitrin McMullan, and a chance to shake flippers with a special guest.
    PLUS: find out who won the Super Sea Lion drawing competition!
    Children’s Storypit, Dunedin City... Read more…
  • Holiday Stories & Facepainting with Rainbow Rosalind

    28 April 2017

    11:00am — 12:00pm

    Children's entertainer, Rainbow Rosalind, will have you up and dancing, singing and learning new things this holiday.
    Rainbow Rosalind is a New Zealand children's singer/songwriter who performs at kindergartens, schools and children's events for kiwi kids... Read more…
  • Regent Collection Day

    30 April 2017

    If you have anything to donate to the Regent Theatre’s Anything But Books and 24-Hour Book Sales, drop it off to the cheery crew on the truck.
    Find us at:
    9am Countdown Andy Bay Rd (by the... Read more…
  • 2017 National Flash Fiction Day Competition

    Submit your best 300-word story by 30 April to: https://nationalflash.org/competition/
    Adult (19+) First Prize: $1000, Second Prize: $400, Third Prize: $100Judges: Michael Harlow and Emma Neale
    Youth (18 and under) First Prize: $200, Second Prize: $100, Third Prize:... Read more…

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