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  • Poetry and Music: Kyra Gillies and Hangay Va

    2 July 2021


    TWO IN ONE!Brace yourselves for 2 performances in one night: Poetess Kyra Gillies and the Instrumental Duo: Hangau Va (Manson Wright and James Macandre) performing with synth and the beautiful hang drumJoin local poet Kyra... Read more…
  • Around the World in 80 Tales Storytelling Festival: Winter Tales

    3 July 2021

    11:30am — 2:30pm

    We bring you not one, but three Storytelling Festival events for 2021! Beginning with Winter Tales in July, we invite you to celebrate Dunedin's rich culture with us. Winter Tales may take you to warmer climes,... Read more…
  • The little eyes of Matariki. A Winter Happening

    3 July 2021


    A celestial celebration of theMatariki constellation, the "little eyes" will be looking down heralding the transition of a new year of growth and light. To celebrate the winter darkness coming into light we will have... Read more…
  • Matariki ahuka nui

    4 July 2021

    Nau mai, haere mai! We are excited to announce that on 4 July Otago Museum will host Dunedin's Matariki event 'Matariki Ahuka Nui' in collaboration with Dunedin City Council, Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou, and Kāti... Read more…
  • Once Upon a Sunday: Haere Mai Ki Te Mahi Whai

    4 July 2021


    Come along with your whānau and make some string stars for Matariki. Professional storyteller Kaitrin McMullan as she spins some magical tales and games bound to delight children of all ages.Children’s Storypit, Ground Floor, City... Read more…
  • Tea with...Heather McQuillan

    4 July 2021


    Afternoon tea and meet up for local children’s writers and illustrators (and their supporters)A chance to catch up with Heather McQuillan, the 2021 Children’s Writing Fellow, before she heads back to Christchurch, and with each... Read more…
  • Engraved: your books, my photos

    18 June - 6 July 2021

    Please join Jenny Hjertquist and Dallas Robertson for the opening of'Engraved: your books, my photos' 5pm, Friday June 18 Olga Gallery 32 Moray Place DunedinExhibition runs until 6 July 2021 In Hjertquists' lithic sculptures and... Read more…
  • Book launch: 'Nancy Business' by R.W.R. McDonald

    9 July 2021


    You are warmly invited to the launch of Nancy Business by R.W.R McDonald, published by Allen & Unwin, the gripping, heart-warming and hilarious sequel to his smash hit The Nancys, winner of the 2020 Ngaio... Read more…

    10 July 2021

    From kiwis to climate change, farmland to Fiordland, July 10th is a red-carpet evening at the Regent!Join us at 7:30 pm for six sensational films, produced by current and former Master’s students of University of... Read more…
  • NZ International Science Festival: Science Storytime Special

    12 July 2021

    10:30am — 11:00am

    Bring the family and have a blast at our Science-themed Storytime. Suitable ages 4-8Children's Storypit, Ground Floor, Dunedin City LibraryFREE Read more…
  • NZ International Science Festival: Lines & Wines, a scientific playreading

    13 July 2021


    Suitcase Theatre and Dunedin Public Libraries are pleased to present a special NZ International Science Festival edition of Lines & Wines. Join us to hear (or choose to participate in reading) a science-themed play.This is a... Read more…
  • Workshops for Creatives - Your Art in a Public Space

    14 July 2021

    6:30pm — 8:30pm

    Music and community festivals, murals, sculpture, visual art and performances of all kinds...putting your art into a public space involves planning, careful collaboration and artful management of stakeholders, never mind close attention to logistics. Hear... Read more…
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