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The Dunedin Art Show - Show Days 2017
Art for everyone! We are delighted to bring you the first ever Dunedin Art Show! Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. The catc.... >>more
Edgar Centre, Dunedin
Thursday 21st September to Sunday 24th September 5.00 pm
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Molly & The Chromatics Anubis release tour - Dunedin
Dunedin, we're coming to party with you as part of our Anubis release tour! Super pumped to be heading down to see our friends in the scrum.... >>more
Re:Fuel Bar, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Saturday 23rd September 4.30 am
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The 7 Sopranos - The Brava Tour
The Regent Theatre presents The 7 Sopranos, Australia’s most exciting operatic voices, in their New Zealand debut. Fall in love with The .... >>more
Regent Theatre, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September 2.30 am
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Flora Knight & Sean Donald Album Release Tour
Port Chalmers Pioneer Hall, Dunedin will host acclaimed duo Flora Knight & Sean Donald (CAN/NZ), to celebrate the release of their self-titl.... >>more
Pioneer Hall, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September 3.00 am
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Moon Festival Poetry Competition
Help celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival by writing a poem based on the theme ‘Once In A Blue Moon’ There are three age categories Chil.... >>more
Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin
Sunday 27th August to Sunday 15th October 7.00 am
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Spring Fling
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Zingari Richmond Rugby Clubrooms, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September 2.00 am
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Performance with Purpose
In conjunction with World Peace Day, we will be hosting a fundraising dance/music/pole/art show at the studio on the 23rd of Sept (Saturday).... >>more
Vertical Aerial Dance Studio, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September 1.30 am
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The Belgians Have Not Forgotten
The Belgians Have Not Forgotten is an exhibition created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, with funding and support from the Federal Gov.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Thursday 21st September to Sunday 19th November 5.00 pm
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The Cost of War
Freddy Declerck, expert on Passchendaele, talks about the five battles in Flanders including the toll of war that has not only cost the live.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Saturday 23rd September 9.00 pm
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Miranda Parkes: The Merrier
Saturday 22 July, 2pm Exhibition floor talk: Join artist Miranda Parkes with curator Andrea Bell for a tour of ‘the merrier’. Drawing o.... >>more
Hocken Collections, Dunedin
Thursday 20th July to Saturday 28th October 5.00 pm
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Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs
Francis Upritchard's sculptures and paintings reverberate with possible histories, both ancient and imagined. Come face-to-face with enigmat.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 11th August to Saturday 30th September 5.00 pm
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Ben Salter Back Yourself Album Launch
Acclaimed Australian songwriter and performer Ben Salter is returning to Aotearoa this September to promote his third solo album "Back Yours.... >>more
Dog With Two Tails Cafe and Bar, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September 3.00 am
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Sketched In Stone
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum’s art collection includes many fine examples of the art of lithography (a method of printing an image from a f.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Thursday 17th August to Tuesday 31st October 5.00 pm
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Life Before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters
Special exhibition. Step back 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea in Life before Dinosaurs: Permi.... >>more
Otago Museum, Dunedin
Friday 25th August to Sunday 25th February 5.00 pm
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Melange
Melange means diversity. The 6th annual production by students of Natyaloka School of Indian Dance at Kavanagh College Auditorium. This ev.... >>more
Kavanagh College Auditorium, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September 1.30 am
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Port Chalmers Pool Community BBQ
Grab a bite to eat, catch up with friends and enjoy the pool as we celebrate the start of a brand new summer season! With a BBQ and inflata.... >>more
Port Chalmers Pool, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Saturday 23rd September 7.00 pm
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Tai Chi Sessions
Tai Chi Sessions: With experienced qualified coach Master Haogui Chen, the winner of a number of Tai Chi competitions in China. *Weather pe.... >>more
Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin
Friday 1st September to Sunday 24th September 4.30 pm
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Generation Housing NZ
Cora-Allan Wickliffe and Daniel Twiss Opening Preview: Tuesday 29 August, 5:30pm Artist talk: Wednesday 30 August, 12-2pm. In 2016 Daniel .... >>more
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
Tuesday 29th August to Saturday 23rd September 12.30 am
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Terry Stringer: That Certain Smile (2017)
For decades Terry Stringer has explored the transformation of abstract ideas into concrete forms, how the figure can occupy space, and the w.... >>more
Milford Galleries Dunedin, Dunedin
Friday 8th September to Wednesday 4th October 6.00 pm
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Studio 18D (2017)
Each of the artworks in Studio 18D is emblematic of the theory, style, subject matter, and process of its maker. Whether it is Ralph Hotere.... >>more
Milford Galleries Dunedin, Dunedin
Friday 8th September to Wednesday 4th October 6.00 pm
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Otago Rock and Mineral Club Crystal, Gem and Fossil Show
Come and look at the beauty of and learn about rocks, minerals, crystals and fossils. Sales tables and raffles available. Find out how rock.... >>more
Rock and Mineral Club, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Sunday 24th September 5.00 pm
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Julian Temple Band with Tiny Pieces of 8 & Ultramafic
Julian Temple Band plays Dunedin for the first time in yonks! Saturday 23rd of September at Plato with support from the amazing Tiny Pieces .... >>more
Plato Restaurant, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September to Sunday 24th September 3.30 am
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Di ffrench - Theatre of the Non-Body
ffrench’s Theatre of the Non-Body works date from 1990 (towards the end of her Trustbank residency in the Christchurch Art Centre). “.... >>more
Fe29 Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 8th September to Wednesday 4th October 5.00 pm
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Beyond Belief Magic Show
Don't miss this first for Dunedin. Three magicians on one stage. Great family fun..... >>more
Kings High School, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Saturday 23rd September 10.00 pm
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That's Pep - Gordon Crook, Pat Hanly, Eion Stevens
That's Pep is an exhibition of Gordon Crook tapestries, Pat Hanly screenprints and Eion Stevens paintings..... >>more
Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 22nd September to Thursday 12th October 12.30 am
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By Purchase, Gift Or Bequest
From the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection: By purchase, gift or bequest... Since its inception in 1884, the Gallery's permanent collec.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Thursday 21st September to Tuesday 24th October 5.00 pm
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Marie Shannon: Rooms Found Only In the Home
Sensitive, funny and wry. Marie Shannon's photography and moving-image works present contemporary art as an intimate and immediate occupatio.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Monday 23rd October 5.00 pm
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Loveliness Extreme
Sentimentality is a word which not only describes feelings of tenderness, sadness or nostalgia but suggests an excess of these feelings - an.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Monday 23rd October 5.00 pm
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Eve Armstrong: China and Hardware
This monumental collage on the DPAG Big Wall, China and Hardware (2017) is one result of Eve Armstrong's 2017 Visiting Artist project. As p.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Monday 23rd October 5.00 pm
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Somewhere Up Country: Landscapes From the Collection
Taking its title from William Sutton's 1944 painting, Somewhere Up Country explores the genre of landscape painting within the Dunedin Publi.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Monday 23rd October 5.00 pm
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Shannon Novak: The Expanded Gallery
In The Expanded Gallery, Shannon Novak explores the capacity of an artwork to extend beyond the physical boundaries of a gallery. Unfolding .... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Tuesday 5th December 5.00 pm
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Andrew Barber: Folly (Stone Carpet)
In this site-specific floor painting, Andrew Barber reclaims the floor as a legitimate site for contemporary art. Folly (stone carpet) taps .... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Wednesday 20th September to Tuesday 5th December 5.00 pm
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Theomin Art Collection Tour
The Theomin Art Collection was acquired by the family between the late 1800s and the early 1960s and graces every wall of every room. Artist.... >>more
Olveston Historic Home, Dunedin
Wednesday 30th March to Sunday 24th September 10.30 am
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Night 'n' Day Rainbow Confectionery Rainbow Run
The Rainbow Run is the most colourful fun run/walk event you'll do this spring! Wear a white or black tee-shirt and pass through five colour.... >>more
Logan Park, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September to Sunday 24th September 5.00 pm
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Creative Pasifika
Display, performances and workshops. Many Pacific traditions select, cut, drill, polish, trade and transform shells for people to wear. We.... >>more
Otago Museum, Dunedin
Monday 11th September to Friday 6th October 12.30 am
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Southern Children's Choir
The Southern Children's Choir presents 'A Chorus of Insects', a bug-themed performance bringing the insect world to life, inside the walls o.... >>more
Otago Museum, Dunedin
Saturday 23rd September to Sunday 24th September 7.00 pm
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Equinox Stargazing
Perpetual Guardian Planetarium show and stargazing field trip Join us under the dome for a special look at the night sky at the spring equi.... >>more
Otago Museum, Dunedin
Sunday 24th September 1.30 am
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Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's
Operatunity Present's tributes to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Phenomenal star Suzanne .... >>more
Mosgiel Coronation Hall, Dunedin
Sunday 24th September to Monday 25th September 5.00 pm
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Dunedin Pasifika PowerUp Plus Education Programme
Come join our free after-school education programme for Preschool, Primary and Secondary school children and get your child to succeed acade.... >>more
Dunedin, Otago
Sunday 5th March to Monday 6th November 10.00 pm
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Kevin Bridges NZ Tour
Kevin Bridges is Scotland’s biggest comedy export. Dubbed ‘brilliant’ by Billy Connolly, Kevin made his debut at The Edinburgh Play.... >>more
Regent Theatre, Dunedin
Monday 25th September 2.00 am
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Parlez-vous Français? Celebrating France and The French
This exhibition reflects the country’s variety: French printing; the reign of Louis XIV; works by dramatists Corneille and Dumas; an origi.... >>more
University of Otago Library, Dunedin
Thursday 14th September to Friday 8th December 3.30 pm
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Beginners Belly Dance - 3-Week Choreography Course
Over these 3 weeks together we will learn a short beginners Tribal Fusion Style Belly Dance routine that you can simply enjoy learning over .... >>more
Studio Tula, Dunedin
Monday 25th September 12.30 am
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That Bloody Woman
New Zealand’s smash hit rock musical That Bloody Woman is back. Our favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is .... >>more
Fortune Theatre, Dunedin
Tuesday 26th September to Sunday 8th October 12.00 am
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Quiz Night
Every Tuesday the greatest minds in Dunedin come together in the Stuart Street Brew Bar and do battle for the coveted prize of Big Brain. N.... >>more
Mac's Brew Bar Stuart St, Dunedin
Tuesday 1st August to Tuesday 3rd October 2.00 am
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Regency Law and Medicine
Jane Austen 200 Dunedin commemorates 200 years since the death of England's best-loved novelist. The third event in this series is two talk.... >>more
Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Monday 25th September to Tuesday 26th September 11.30 pm
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Communication and Lip Reading Class
Free communication and lip reading class with a specialised tutor. This is designed for people of all ages suffering from hearing loss. It.... >>more
Hearing Support Otago, Dunedin
Monday 18th September to Tuesday 19th December 5.30 pm
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Tiger Murdoch - The Insider
Opening Preview: Tuesday 26 September, 5:30pm. All welcome. Unpacking the definition of ‘insider’ within the publicly funded contempor.... >>more
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
Monday 25th September to Saturday 21st October 11.30 pm
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Teresa Andrew - Give Us This Day...
Opening Preview: Tuesday 26 September, 5:30pm. All welcome. Teresa Andrew presents new work as a critique on social responsibilities and d.... >>more
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
Monday 25th September to Saturday 21st October 11.30 pm
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French Playgroup for Toddlers (Pre-Schoolers) 0-5 Years
Did you know experts claim that the best time to learn a language is between 0-3 years and 4-7 years old so why not get your toddler to deve.... >>more
Alliance Française, Dunedin
Tuesday 25th July to Wednesday 27th September 11.00 pm
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Raw! The King's High School Festival of Arts and Culture
Visual art exhibition and live performances celebrating the best of King's High School art and culture. Experience our students' achievement.... >>more
Kings and Queens Performing Arts Centre, Dunedin
Wednesday 27th September 12.00 am
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