What's On

  • Once Upon a Sunday: Chinese Crackers

    5 November 2017

    2:00pm — 2:30pm

    Fireworks were invented in China and are used for lots of celebrations. Join Kaitrin McMullan for some Chinese-themed stories with a bang!
    Make your own origami cracker to take home too!Suitable for all ages.
    Children’s Storypit, Ground... Read more…
  • NZSA Writers Salon

    13 November 2017


    Writers Reading on the second Monday of each Month, sponsored by NZSAAll WelcomeCome earlier for a light meal and/or have a glass of somethingBrew, 57 Musselburgh Rise Read more…
  • Book Launch: South D Poet Lorikeet

    14 November 2017


    Cold Hub Press & University Bookshop invite you to the launch of South D Poet Lorikeet A new collection of poems by Jenny Powell to be introduce by Fiona Farrell University Bookshop, 378 Great King... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: The Publisher’s Viewpoint

    15 November 2017

    6:30pm — 8:30pm

    Guest speaker, Exisle’s Gareth St John Thomas, on the process of producing a book and the publishing scene in Dunedin.
    Join us for a look at books from the Exisle stable, including their picture book imprint,... Read more…
  • Book Launch: Cleansing the Colony: transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land

    16 November 2017


    Otago University Press invites you to celebrate the launch of Cleansing the Colony: transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land by Kristyn Harman.University Bookshop378 Great King Street, Dunedin
    Please RSVP by 14 November to... Read more…
  • Birth of a Novel

    16 November 2017

    6:30pm — 7:30pm

    The authors of four of our best recent novels talk about how they did it.
    Fiona Farrell, Paddy Richardson, Sue Wootton, and Emma Neale in conversation with Chris Else.
    Presented by the Otago-Southland branch of the New... Read more…
  • Dominic "Tourettes" Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

    18 November 2017


    Poet and novelist Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey is hitting the road this November to promote his bestselling novel “Iceland”. Joining him will be Australian based singer songwriter “Skyscraper” Stanley Woodhouse. Dominic performs a mix of political satire... Read more…
  • Author Talk: David Elliot

    23 November 2017

    6:00pm — 7:30pm

    The secret is out! David Elliot expounds on the discovery that has shocked the literary world – the true history of the expedition that discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock… and its tragic aftermath!
    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:... Read more…
  • Muse: An Exhibition of Artworks Inspired by the Dunedin Public Libraries Collection

    28 November 2017 - 31 January 2018

    To celebrate the Creative Cities Southern Hui, seventeen Library staff will be showcasing their creativity with an exhibition of artworks placed throughout the City Library. Inspired by items from the collection, this unique exhibition curated... Read more…
  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: A Heritage Christmas

    17 November 2017 - 11 February 2018

    The latest Reed Gallery exhibition showcases a Christmas-themed assortment of variegated works for all ages from the Heritage Collections.
    Timed to coincide with New Zealand’s festive season, A Heritage Christmas is an exhibition with an appropriately... Read more…

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