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  • 2019 Dunedin Filmmaker Workshop: Screenwriting with Duncan Sarkies

    9 March 2019

    9:00am — 5:00pm

    Script to Screen presents a one-day screenwriting workshop for both emerging and experienced filmmakers of Dunedin.What Do You Want? Screenwriter, playwright and novelist Duncan Sarkies leads a workshop on character objectives: how an understanding of what... Read more…
  • Twisty Plots Young Writers Drop-In Workshops

    12 March 2019

    3:30pm — 4:30pm

    Inspiration from award-winning novelist, playwright and script writer Ella West.One-on-one help and advice for primary and secondary school pupils, and Tertiary students. You can ask questions, discuss your work, or just sit and write in... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: Travelling in Time

    13 March 2019

    7:00pm — 9:00pm

    Adventures in history and portals to the past.Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nzFor more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nzFREEDunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library  Read more…
  • 150th Anniversary Celebrations - 150th Book Launch

    15 March 2019

    5:30pm — 7:00pm

    The recently published history “Otago, 150 Years of New Zealand’s First University” was researched and written by Dr Ali Clarke, and is full of fascinating stories from our first 150 years.Join Otago University Press in... Read more…
  • Formations by Rebecca Steedman

    8 February - 16 March 2019

    Formations, presented as a series of glazed experiments with local rocks and materials applied to fired pottery, has been developed according to the movement of water relating to the land and landscapes of Ōtepoti with... Read more…
  • Manaakitangata Community Engagement Pōwhiri

    16 March 2019


    The next Manaakitanga Community Engagement Powhiri at the Araiteuru Marae will be happening on Saturday 16 March, during Race Relations Week.This is a great opportunity to bring together former refugees, migrants/newcomers and other Dunedin residents... Read more…
  • Nelson Book Launch: Keepers of History - New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

    23 March 2019


    In 2017, Renée Hollis interviewed 120 people over the age of 100, living in every region of New Zealand. Along the way she met opera singers and farmers, a politician and a racing car driver, a nun... Read more…
  • Writing Theatre for Children

    23 March 2019

    2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Theatre-goers of all ages are invited to participate in this ensemble-building, empathy-broadening workshop on the process of creating theatre magic for young audiences. Join Scott Elmegreen (author of the theatrical adaptations of the New York... Read more…
  • Gold Rush Book Sale

    22 - 24 March 2019

    Celebrate Otago's golden heritage by heading underground and digging for literary gold. Join the rush! Roll up your sleeves and fill your bags with treasure at the Libraries' annual basement book sale. Remember to bring your own... Read more…
  • Developing New Plays: A Workshop with Scott Elmegreen

    24 March 2019

    1:00pm — 4:00pm

    In this workshop, “DEVELOPING NEW PLAYS”, Broadway composer and playwright Scott Elmegreen invites you to explore the creation of new works through lively discussion and a series of collaborative writing, acting, and directing exercises. For... Read more…
  • Le Sujet Parle

    22 - 24 March 2019


    Written & Directed by Emily DuncanVenue: The Beautiful Science Gallery, Otago Museumwww.dunedinfringe.nzProspect Park Productions is proud to present the premiere experience of Le Sujet Parle, an immersive theatrical exploration of what lies behind. Staged in... Read more…
  • Ngā Hau e Whā | Dunedin Race Relations Week | Celebrating Colours

    16 - 25 March 2019

    The Dunedin Multi-Ethnic Council (DMEC) with support from the Dunedin City Council, Otago Access Radio, English Language Partners and Araiteuru Marae, invites you to join in activities to celebrate the city’s colours, cultures and connections during Race Relations Week (16 –... Read more…
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