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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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Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish
Featuring Operatunity's favourite core artists: Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo, with Paul Carnegie-Jo.... >>more
Mosgiel Coronation Hall, Dunedin
Wednesday 21st February to Thursday 22nd February 4.00 pm
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Philip Jarvis: Toothpaste Tubes Doing Parkour
Philip Jarvis, a Dunedin-based artist renowned for his off-bat ceramics, has turned the Rear Window Gallery into a bathroom filled with park.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 1st December to Wednesday 28th February 3.00 pm
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Southern Selections: Collecting Frances Hodgkins In Otago
Southern Selections reveals the enduring legacy of Frances Hodgkins in Otago art collections. It offers a view back to Hodgkins's earliest p.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 15th December to Sunday 29th April 3.00 pm
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World View: Mapping the Dunedin Public Art Gallery
World View takes a journey through the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection, mapping the geographical strengths that have come to shape it .... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 15th December to Tuesday 1st May 3.00 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
Tuesday 5th December to Thursday 31st May 3.00 pm
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Jeeves & Wooster In Perfect Nonsense
Directed by: Jordan Dickson When a country house weekend takes a turn for the worse, Bertie Wooster is unwittingly called on to play matchm.... >>more
Fortune Theatre, Dunedin
Saturday 10th February to Saturday 3rd March 12.30 am
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Italian Language Class for Absolute Beginners
This is an introduction to the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. No previous knowledge of Italian.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Thursday 25th January to Thursday 15th March 12.00 am
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Open Mic Night
The ever popular Open Mic Night at Craft Bar. Come do something entertaining and receive a free beverage for your troubles. Every performe.... >>more
Craft Bar, Dunedin
Thursday 18th January to Thursday 3rd May 1.00 am
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Go Figure
Two Artists - a Sculptor and a painter - focusing on the figure - a visual feast for 14 days. Suzanne Emslie. I think my work is forever e.... >>more
Community Gallery, Dunedin
Thursday 8th February to Friday 23rd February 10.00 pm
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Gordon Walters: New Vision
Gordon Walters: New Vision is a major survey of one of New Zealand's great modernist artists. Walters' abstraction was centred on a deceptiv.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Thursday 1st February to Sunday 8th April 3.00 pm
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Wyrd Sisters
Written by Terry Pratchett and adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs, the three "black and midnight hags" in a sorting out of things in an.... >>more
Globe Theatre, Dunedin
Thursday 22nd February to Saturday 3rd March 12.30 am
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Martin Thompson
This exhibition is Martin Thompson's eleventh at Brett McDowell Gallery..... >>more
Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin
Thursday 15th February to Thursday 15th March 10.30 pm
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Mark Schroder - New Gold Mountain
New Gold Mountain, a new installation by Mark Schroder, repurposes Blue Oyster Art Project Space as a foyer-dairy-bank to present, in sculpt.... >>more
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
Friday 16th February to Saturday 10th March 4.00 pm
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Chase & Status (DJ Set) with Rage + Homebrew + Aroha & Tali
Student Tickets - $52.65 General Admission - $62.65 Included in Super Pass + Frother Pass Fresh off the release of their fourth album, ‘.... >>more
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Thursday 22nd February to Friday 23rd February 1.00 am
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Campbell Patterson: Toot Floor
Drawing on the detritus of his surroundings, Campbell Patterson engages in conscious acts of repetition to document the banality and absurdi.... >>more
Hocken Collections, Dunedin
Friday 16th February to Saturday 14th April 3.00 pm
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Moving to The Left: Art and Development of the Frontispiece
What is a frontispiece? When did they first appear in print? Where do they sit in relation to the rest of a book’s contents? These are jus.... >>more
University of Otago Library, Dunedin
Wednesday 14th February to Friday 9th March 1.30 pm
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John Drawbridge - Paintings
Exhibition extended due to popular demand... John Drawbridge MBE (1930 - 2005). Working in a variety of media, notably intaglio prints, oi.... >>more
Fe29 Gallery, Dunedin
Thursday 15th February to Monday 5th March 3.00 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. Unfoldin.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Monday 19th February to Tuesday 1st May 3.00 pm
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O-Week Doof
Ahhh O-Week... we meet again. You bring to us Scarfies, a festive seven days of unashamed hedonism. To celebrate your welcomed return and .... >>more
Re:Fuel Bar, Dunedin
Friday 23rd February to Saturday 24th February 2.00 am
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Michael Jackson HIStory Show
A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his .... >>more
Mayfair Theatre , Dunedin
Friday 23rd February 1.00 am
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Toddler Time
Join us for stories, songs and activities at Toitū OSM. This programme is proudly sponsored by the Otago Settlers Association. Toitū OS.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Thursday 8th February to Friday 23rd February 3.00 pm
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Highlanders vs Blues
Come support the team at Forsyth Barr Stadium, as we take on the Blues in Round Two of the 2018 Investec Super Rugby competition. Tickets .... >>more
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Friday 23rd February 12.35 am
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Techno & House
*Live Techno/House DJ every Friday..... >>more
ZanziBar, Dunedin
Friday 9th February to Saturday 24th February 3.00 am
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Dan Walsh - UK's Finest Clawhammer Banjo Player
Dan Walsh returns to New Zealand. "The real deal, a demon picker." - Uncut "Absolutely terrific." - Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 "Eclectic.... >>more
New Edinburgh Folk Club, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February 1.00 am
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Special Contra Dance with US Allemand Joy Contra Tour
Dance with super experienced contra dancers from the USA! Live Music by Allemand Joy Band: - ...Arlene Jamar: Keyboard, Aubrey Swift: Fiddl.... >>more
Burns Hall, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February 1.00 am
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MODD Social Dance
Social sequence dancing, just for fun. To learn new dances or refresh the memory of older dances, the first hour (7 - 8pm) will be a worksho.... >>more
Fairfield Community Hall, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Saturday 24th November 12.00 am
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Tai Chi Classes
Tai Chi Classes: With experienced qualified coach Master Haogui Chen, the winner of a number of Tai Chi competitions in China. Dunedin Chin.... >>more
Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin
Friday 2nd February to Sunday 25th February 1.30 pm
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Down the Rabbit Hole: Hot Dub Time Machine, Baynk, Scarfɇ
All down a rabbit hole means to stumble into a bizarre and disorienting alternate reality. This Orientation the Queen of Hearts returns with.... >>more
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Sunday 25th February 1.00 am
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Big Beach Ocean Surf King With the Rothmans, Maryland
Big Beach Ocean Surf King is the solo project of Christchurch local, Cameron Hoy (Villain, Moonpup). What began as an experimental surf rock.... >>more
The Crown Hotel, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Sunday 25th February 2.00 am
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Sunday Sounds: Salvation Army Corps Band
This internationally acclaimed brass band has been pleasing audiences and communities across New Zealand since. Enjoy a lazy summer Sunday .... >>more
Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Sunday 25th February 6.00 pm
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Lantern Making Workshops
Come celebrate the Chinese New Year festival period with us! Make a lantern and join in for the parade of lights at our Evening Viewing at t.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Saturday 17th February to Sunday 25th February 6.00 pm
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High Tea Fundraiser for Chatbus
At Zonta Club of Dunedin-Otago we support people and causes that advance the status of women locally and internationally. The story behind .... >>more
The Savoy, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Sunday 25th February 8.00 pm
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International Food Festival
The OUSA International Food Festival is a veritable melting pot of amazing cuisines served up by our cultural clubs and a few infamous local.... >>more
Otago Museum Reserve, Dunedin
Saturday 24th February to Sunday 25th February 10.00 pm
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Advanced Italian Language Class
This is an advanced class in the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. Some previous knowledge of Ita.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Sunday 21st January to Monday 12th March 10.45 pm
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Italian Language Class for Beginners 1
This is a class designed for those who have already had a minimal exposure to the Italian language and it is taught in an enjoyable and comm.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Monday 22nd January to Monday 12th March 12.00 am
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Acro Yoga Level 2 Course
A 5-week Level 2 course in Acroyoga, with Jooske Honig. Investment: $85 for 5 weeks 75 min classes. Student discount available on request..... >>more
Studio Tula, Dunedin
Monday 26th February 1.45 am
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Intermediate Italian Language Class
This is an intermediate class in the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. Some previous knowledge of I.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Monday 22nd January to Tuesday 13th March 10.40 pm
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Italian Language Class for Beginners 2
This is a class designed for those who have already had a minimal exposure to the Italian language and it is taught in an enjoyable and comm.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Tuesday 23rd January to Tuesday 13th March 12.00 am
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Italian Language Class for Absolute Beginners
This is an introduction to the Italian language and culture taught in an enjoyable and communicative way. No previous knowledge of Italian.... >>more
La Piccola Italia, Dunedin
Monday 22nd January to Tuesday 13th March 3.45 pm
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Communication & Lip Reading Class
The Hearing Association runs a free weekly class guided by a professional tutor to help individuals communicate with their friends and famil.... >>more
Hearing Support Otago, Dunedin
Monday 8th January to Tuesday 19th June 3.30 pm
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Thirst for Knowledge
Clear as mud, or crystal clear? Young adults and sexual consent. Dr. Melanie Beres, Department of Sociology, Gender & Social Work. Stop by .... >>more
Ombrellos, Dunedin
Monday 26th February to Tuesday 27th February 10.30 pm
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Evening Viewing
Celebrate the last day of Chinese New Year at Dunedin Chinese Garden. Experience the tranquil atmosphere of the Garden at dusk while contem.... >>more
Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin
Friday 2nd March 12.00 am
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Dunedin Fringe Fest Preview Showcase
A great line-up of comedians offer short previews of their upcoming fringe festival shows! Your MC for the evening is... Logan Kitney On.... >>more
Dog With Two Tails Cafe and Bar, Dunedin
Saturday 3rd March 1.00 am
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7th Waitati Music Festival
15 min north of Dunedin the 7th Waitati Music Festival offers a day of music and art for the whole family. Main stage - live bands, Reggae.... >>more
Bland Park, Dunedin
Friday 2nd March to Saturday 3rd March 4.00 pm
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Seaweek - Sea Lion Show
For schools only – please inform the library if your school plans to go. The Stupendous Pinniped Puppet show – meet Leone, a feisty se.... >>more
Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Friday 2nd March to Saturday 3rd March 6.30 pm
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Seaweek - Dunedin Coastal Clean-Up
This event is open to everyone who would like to take part in keeping Dunedin’s coastline clean and beautiful, however under 18 year olds .... >>more
St Kilda Surf Life Saving Club, Dunedin
Friday 2nd March to Saturday 3rd March 5.00 pm
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Marilynn Webb
This exhibition explores the artistic practice of Marilynn Webb (ONZM) through works held in the collection of the Dunedin Public Art Galler.... >>more
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Friday 2nd March to Sunday 17th June 3.00 pm
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Buddhist Event - Monthly World Peace Chanting
We are a group of SGINZ Buddhists in Dunedin. We meet regularly on the first Sunday of every month to chant for world peace, starting from 1.... >>more
SGINZ Dunedin Activity Centre, Dunedin
Saturday 1st July to Sunday 2nd December 5.30 pm
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Sunday Sounds: Otago Symphonic Band
This wind band consists of about 30 members who play a large range of music including classical, folk, jazz, big band and pop. They are al.... >>more
Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin
Saturday 3rd March to Sunday 4th March 6.00 pm
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