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June 2019

Wings | Women Like Us

June 16 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
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A double bill of short plays written by New Zealand women. Wings is a tense, tightly-plotted family drama by Jess Sayer, one of New Zealand's most acclaimed contemporary playwrights. Three estranged sisters reunite after years apart for a road-trip to their mother's funeral. The journey through their divided presents to a shared past takes the audience with the sisters into the darkness, secrets, and love encompassed by 'family.' Women Like Us, by Helen Varley Jamieson, debuted at Dunedin's Globe Theatre…

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Te Ao Tūroa 4KT Elephants

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 16, 2019

343 George Street, 343 George St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Stitch Kitchen are this year's recipients of Dunedin City Council’s Te Ao Tūroa Environment Envoy Commission, presenting a new community project: 4KT Elephants, a pop-up community workshop in the central city to transform some of the city’s textile and clothing scraps into 4,000 cute soft toy elephants. Opening Queens Birthday, from Friday to Monday, and continuing the next two weekends from Friday to Sunday, open 11-4pm each day. Experienced sewers will be available to help, so no prior experience is…

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Octacan 2019 – Help Us Fill the Gap

June 20 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for the 11th year of collecting coins and cans for Dunedin's busiest foodbank. In winter time many Otago families and people experience a gap between what they can afford and what they need. Others are trying to pay off their bills and find there’s suddenly a gap where the food money should be. Some people find themselves in a gap between houses – trying to find affordable rent or a place to stay. Octacan is here to fill…

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Dunedin Midwinter Carnival

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Octagon, The Octagon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The Midwinter Carnival is a much-loved community celebration in the heart of the Dunedin winter, where art and performance create a unique and magical event. The highlight of the evening is the Carnival procession, which includes over 1,000 people and hundreds of handcrafted lanterns. Every year, a much-anticipated spectacle is the giant lanterns, costumed stilt walkers, dancers and musicians, parading through the Octagon. This year's theme is The Never Ending Night - an exploration of the beautiful wildlife, mysterious creatures…

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Achilles NZ Dunedin

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Logan Park Drive, Logan Park Drive
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Achilles enables those with disability to train and take part in mainstream walking/running events. We meet fortnightly, on a Sunday at 9am, at the entrance to Logan Park Drive, for a walk/jog/run or roll for up to an hour, followed by coffee at the Plaza Cafe, Forsyth Barr Stadium. For all enquiries please contact Stacey on 021 973 503 or dunedin@achillesnewzealand.org.

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Dunedin Puaka Matariki Festival

June 25 - July 9
Dunedin Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

Tuesday 25th June through until Tuesday 9th July 2019 The Puaka Matariki Festival is unique to Ōtepoti Dunedin, marking the Māori New Year through a citywide programme of community events. Join us in celebrating this midwinter season of wānaka (learning) and whanaukataka (community spirit). In bygone days, Tākata Māori observed the rising of the star Puaka or the Matariki cluster of stars as the beginning of the New Year: the harvest season had ended and winter days were best spent…

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The Ghana ‘Feel’ Choir

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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This is a new and exciting experience led by Odai Nmai and supported by Christchurch musician, Maganui Stewart. Odai Nmai has 40 years of experience leading musicians in Africa and around the world. Let Odai lead you into an experience of Africa in rhythm, song and movement. When your teacher's greatest joy is to share the music he loves from the place he loves, you know participation will be profoundly moving, and that you will be uplifted. It won't matter…

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Hairspray – OGHS and OBHS production

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Otago Boys’ High School – Auditorium, 2 Arthur Street
Dunedin, OTA 9016 New Zealand
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It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do! HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical Book by Mark O’Donnell Thomas Meehan Music by Marc…

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July 2019

Kensington Quiz to support Mental Health Foundation

July 1 @ 7:00 pm
Kensington Tavern, 4 King Edward St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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$5

A fundraising quiz to support the Mental Health Foundation will be held at the Kensington Tavern, 4 King Edward St, on Monday the 1st of July at 7pm. Tickets are $5 per player and there will be plenty of great raffles on the night. To register your team of 4 to 6, email micheleloisevenables@gmail.com

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Light to Light 2019

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

University Book Shop Otago, 378 Great King Street
Dunedin, 9016 New Zealand
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ARCADE presents a SATELLITE EVENT in association with the UNIVERSITY BOOKSHOP LIGHT to LIGHT 2019 Hosted by Abby Howells Doors 6.30pm for 7pm start. Stories allow us to shine a light in the darkness and to connect with the world around us; like beacons in the night. Join us for Light to Light, a celebration of oral storytelling. Five eclectic guests shine their lights, the only rules are there are no notes and the stories must be true. Come along…

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Altrusa Fabric Bazaar

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Senior Citizens Hall, 5 Hartstonge Ave
Mosgiel, New Zealand
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Donations of material, haberdashery, and knitting wool would be gratefully received. For collection, please phone Claire 489 5175 or Margaret 021 1711117.

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Achilles NZ Dunedin

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Logan Park Drive, Logan Park Drive
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Achilles enables those with disability to train and take part in mainstream walking/running events. We meet fortnightly, on a Sunday at 9am, at the entrance to Logan Park Drive, for a walk/jog/run or roll for up to an hour, followed by coffee at the Plaza Cafe, Forsyth Barr Stadium. For all enquiries please contact Stacey on 021 973 503 or dunedin@achillesnewzealand.org.

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Disabled Persons Assembly Dunedin Monthly Meeting

July 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
McNab Room, Dunedin Public Library, Third Floor, 230 Moray Place
Dunedin, Otago New Zealand
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Guest Speaker: Pete Hodgson, Chair of Southern Partnership Group on Dunedin Hospital Redevelopment (held over from June meeting) New Zealand Sign Language interpreter available All welcome!

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Caversham Market

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Caversham Presbyterian Church, 61 Thorn St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Monthly market with a variety of stalls - something for everyone. Baking, jams & preserves, puzzles, books and toys, DVD's and CD's, jewellery, baby knitting, clothes, bric a brac ... new and pre-loved goods.

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Otago Gang Show

July 13 @ 2:00 pm
Mayfair Theatre, 100 King Edward Street
Dunedin, OTA 9012 New Zealand
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Gang Show is a spectacular variety show performed by 76 Scouts and Guides from all over Otago and Southland. This stunning musical comedy show will have you glued to your seat. Featuring stunning sets, hundreds of costumes and a live orchestra, Gang Show delivers a fun night at the theatre for all ages. Show times: 7.30pm Tue 9th July - Sat 13th July 2pm Sat 13th July

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Molly Devine at Bark with Trent Hawthorne

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dog With Two Tails, 25 Moray Place
Dunedin, OTA 9016 New Zealand
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$10

A chance to warm your hearts and bodies with awesome music. New Zealand artist Molly Devine (www.mollydevine.com) and band will be playing at Dunedin’s new live venue Bark @ Dog With Two Tails 25 Moray Place on Saturday, 13th July at 8pm, supported by Trent Hawthorne (https://www.facebook.com/trenthawthornemusic/). Molly Devine is a New Zealand Singer, Songwriter, keyboard player, and electronic producer. She is fresh on the pop scene with her new single, Someone Like You (https://smarturl.it/moll), produced by Nik Brinkman (Ladyhawke,…

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Teddy Bears Picnic at Larnach Castle

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Larnach Castle, 145 Camp Road
Dunedin, 9077 New Zealand
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Dress your Teddy Bear in a fantastic outfit you've made at home and join us at Larnach for Teddy Bears Big Day Out! This event includes: Fun games including: pass the parcel, egg and spoon race and a teddy bear fashion parade. Prizes to win for costumes, games and random spot prizes. Food and beverages provided during the event. The ticket price includes free Garden Entry, so you are welcome to explore the grounds after the event. You can also…

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Rock the Gasworks Music Quiz

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kensington Tui Clubrooms, 4 King Edward Street
Dunedin, 9012 New Zealand
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$5 per ticket. Bring a team or join a table. For bookings, please email ohsweetmouse@gmail.com

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Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women’s Refuge Bake Sale

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dunedin Hospital Foyer, 201 Great King St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Women’s Refuge is holding their annual charity bake sale! Come along for some excellent baking donated by generous volunteers, and local cafes, including: Esplanade Restaurant Allpress Espresso Ironic Cafe Modaks Espresso Vogel St Kitchen Dairy free and vegan options will be available, but in limited quantities! All proceeds will go to Women’s Refuge.

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Oceans in the Octagon

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lower Octagon, The Octagon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Exploration is in everyone’s DNA; we’re hardwired to be curious. Filmmaker James Cameron’s immersive media exhibition, Challenging the Deep will open at the Otago Museum on Sunday 21 July. The exhibition will take you on a journey from the deepest parts of the ocean to some of his Oscar-winning feature films. The Dunedin City Council and Otago Museum are holding an event in the Lower Octagon on Saturday 20 July to celebrate the launch. There’ll be hands on activity, music,…

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Coffee and Peace Meeting

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2019

Taste Nature, 131 High Street
Dunedin, OTA 9016 New Zealand
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Come along to Taste Nature Organic Store & Eatery, the third and fourth Saturdays of this month, for the final two Dunedin 'Coffee and Peace Meetings' These are events to promote peace in a time when many are beating the drums of war. All are welcome, no requirements or qualifications apply - just bring along your ideas and join in the conversation!

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Rock the Gasworks

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dunedin Gasworks Museum, 20 Braemar St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Sweetmouse Entertainment in conjunction with Dunedin Gasworks Museum present a concert featuring: Both Sides of the Line Dee Street Blues Before the Snooze Darryl Baser Paul S Allen Jackson Caine Shelley J Jelly Foxfire Music, food and activities for the whole family. Entry by koha.

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Stroke Foundation NZ ‘Beanie Up’ campaign

July 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2019

Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The Stroke Foundation is launching a new campaign called “BEANIE UP” to raise vital funds for our services for stroke survivors, their families/whanau and carers. These will be of particular use as the winter approaches. We are asking people to buy a beanie and “Beanie Up” in June to support our work with stroke survivors. Beanies can be purchased online using the “Beanie Up” website (beanieup.co.nz) or we can supply display boxes that hold 15 beanies. They are also available…

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Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings

July 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2019

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Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings is a non-profit biennial group exhibition of renowned sound and light artists from around New Zealand. Between July 17th and 31st, the exhibition will feature a series of small interruptions in the wintry, dark sky landscapes of Dunedin City, highlighted by discussions, performances, interviews and other small events. You can find out more at the website othersmallhappenings.co.nz and on the Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/othersmallhappenings/  

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Open Lecture – NZ Animal Law Association

July 23 @ 5:30 pm
Seminar Room 10 Faculty of Law, Richardson Building, 85 Albany St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Please Join us! In welcoming our Vice- President Cassandra Kentworthy. When: 23 July 2019 at 5.30 pm What: The need to properly regulate the companion animal breeding industry/ Acting for animal organisations/ Ways students and lawyers can help animals Where: Seminar room 10, Faculty of Law, University of Otago Who: You! are coming to see Cassandra Kentworthy, Barrister, Vice President of NZALA and Otago Alumni.

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