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  • Dunedin Public Libraries at ‘The Slice of life’ Exhibition

    12 - 23 July 2021

    Are you planning to visit the Dunedin Study ‘Slice of Life’ Exhibition in the old Smith City building on Mcbride Street?During the school holidays the library will be bringing storytimes suitable for pre-school and Junior... Read more…
  • Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize 2021

    27 April - 29 July 2021

    Hachette Aotearoa New Zealand is delighted to announce the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize is returning for 2021.Margaret Mahy’s books have entertained and enthralled generations of New Zealand readers and this prize offers the opportunity for... Read more…
  • Birds 'n Words: a poetryinmotion exhibition curated by Ruth Arnison

    1 - 31 July 2021

    Dunedin Public Libraries are proud to be hosting an exhibition of photographs and poetry. Photographer Simone Jackson's photos inspired Jenny Powell and Kay McKenzie Cooke to create poetic responses. Simone Jackson is a professional photographer specializing... Read more…
  • Exhibition: Te Takarangi – Celebrating Māori scholarship, mātauranga and academic excellence

    2 - 31 July 2021

    A joint collaboration between  Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the Royal Society Te Apārangi, Te Takarangi provides a glimpse into the rich publishing history of Māori-led-non-fiction work, with a particular focus on the later... Read more…
  • Reed Gallery Exhibition: Seasons of Summers

    7 May - 29 August 2021

    The upcoming Reed Gallery exhibition Seasons of Summers: New Zealand’s Queen of RomanceA celebration of New Zealand’s prolific and internationally read author, Essie Summers.The Reed Gallery exhibition showcases all 56 of Essie Summers’ novels, together... Read more…
  • CJ Dennis Poetry Competition

    30 March - 30 August 2021

    The Singing Gardens in conjunction with the C.J. Dennis Society is proud to announce the 2021 Toolangi C.J. Dennis Poetry Competition is now OPEN!As per previous years there will be prizes awarded for first, second... Read more…
  • Fashion FWD >> Disruption through Design

    27 March - 17 October 2021

    Special Exhibition
    Fashion FWD >> Disruption through Design is a celebration of fabulous frocks, beautiful couture, and the voices of society’s disruptors.
    The exhibition has been designed in-house with a swathe of local and international collaborators: selected iD... Read more…

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