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January 2019

Summer Lights

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until January 26, 2019

Loan and Mercantile, 31 Thomas Burns St
Dunedin, New Zealand

Dunedin Midwinter Carnival presents Summer Lights, an installation of giant lanterns with projections by Lady Lazer Light, dance by Brophy Aerials and music by Chamber Vulgaris. Summer Lights takes place at the Loan and Mercantile building, 301 Thomas Burns St from the 22nd to 26th of January. Entry is $10 for adults, and $5 for children, with proceeds supporting the Dunedin Midwinter Carnival. HOURS: 1pm-4pm and 6pm-9pm.

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February 2019

Volunteering Tales

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Herron Hall, Grounds of Knox Church, 449 George St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Diana Noonan visited a school, built within a brothel in Bangladesh. She visited on behalf of Save the Children and has interesting tales to tell. Keith Olsen volunteered in a Greek Refugee Camp .... come and see what he saw and hear his tales.

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“Grandfather Said It” – songs by New Zealand Composers

February 22 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
First Church Of Otago, 415 Moray Place
Dunedin, 9016 New Zealand
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"Grandfather Said It" - a concert of existing and newly-commissioned songs by Mike Crowl (Dunedin) and Jeremy Woodside (Christchurch). Performed by soprano Lois Johnston, mezzo Claire Barton and accompanied by Mike Crowl. Programme Donation.

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The Shetland Society of Otago January Meeting

February 24 @ 2:30 pm
Village Green Cafe and Bar, 326 Main South Rd, Green Island
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Come along: For a natter, chin-wag and time for reminiscence with Society members, at an afternoon tea, booked for 2.30 p.m., (your cost). Confirmation of attendance, (for booking arrangements), to Alan 4763 462 or 021 0222 0817 by Thursday 21 February please. All Shetlanders and Orcadians and others who are interested are very welcome. A car pool and/or help with transport should be able to be arranged. Please contact Alan as below. Confirmation of attendance (for booking arrangements), to Alan…

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Dunedin Film Society Screening

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Red Lecture Theatre, 260 Great King St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Legendary performance artist Laurie Anderson, has crafted an exquisite cinematic meditation on life and death.

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March 2019

Opera Here at the Fire Station Theatre

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Fire Station Theatre, 3 Cargill St
Mosgiel, New Zealand
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Opera Here deliver live opera up close and very personal in any venue you can imagine. Our motto is "opera for anyone, anywhere". Join soprano Lois Johnston, mezzo Claire Barton and accompanist Mark Bevin for a light-hearted afternoon of opera's greatest hits. The performers provide entertaining introductions to the duets and arias, explaining their context and meaning in everyday terms. ENTRY KOHA. Cash bar available from 2pm.

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Te Reo Maori for Beginners

March 4 @ 4:30 am - 6:30 pm
Literacy Aotearoa (Dunedin) Inc, Carnegie Centre, 110 Moray Place
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Literacy Aotearoa (Dunedin) present a FREE 'Te Reo Maori for Beginners' workshop. All welcome. Register by phoning 03 477 2055.

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Manaakitanga Community Engagement Pōwhiri

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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He aha te mea nui o te ao, maku e kii atu, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata! Tihei Mauri Ora! Nau mai, haere mai one and all to this wonderful celebration of the coming together of all people. Join us as we embrace who we are through the spectacular process of the Māori powhiri, within a rich and energetic multi cultural day of sharing. If you have never had the opportunity to experience a powhiri at Arai te uru…

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Storytime

March 18 @ 10:30 am
Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach St, Port Chalmers
Dunedin, 9023 New Zealand
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Introduce your child to the wonderful world of books and language. Visit the Libary for half an hour of stories. 10.30am | Port Chalmers Libary 

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Artsenta Concert

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dunedin Botanic Garden Bandstand, 12 Opoho Rd
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Please join us at the Botanic Gardens sound shell for an afternoon concert featuring a range of music, singing, and poetry. Bring friends and whanau. All welcome. Keep an eye on the Artsenta Facebook page regarding weather update. Artsenta is an award-winning creative space for people who use mental health services. Artsenta was founded on the belief that the arts, creativity and self-expression are an essential part of every person's well-being, and that those in the mental health community should…

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The NO SHOW 2 SSDD & THE SORRY SHOP

March 21 - March 31
The Sorry Shop, 299 George St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The NO SHOW 2 SSDD & THE SORRY SHOP Dunedin Fringe 2019 Back by unpopular demand The NO SHOW returns! Recycled from the fringes of a fringy fringed fringeless fringe it’s The NO SHOW 2! Awarded Most Original Concept at last years Dunedin Fringe. Get amongst that concept again with the NO SHOW 2 SSDD & The Sorry Shop. From the multi award winning crew, the lunatiC fringE. Same Flyers, Same Facebook page, Same NO SHOW Show Pony- SSDD! And…

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Inaugural Dunedin Race Relations Week forum

March 21 @ 7:00 pm
Dunedin City Library Dunedin, 9016 New Zealand + Google Map

Hear Inspiring stories from the first migrants to the latest about their new lives here in Aotearoa New Zealand. This year's theme is 'O tatou iwi, 0 tatou ahurea, 0 tatou reo - Our people, our cultures, our languages'. 7pm-9pm | Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Libary, Moray Place | Free entry

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Vigil for Lives Taken in Christchurch

March 21 @ 7:00 pm
Forsyth Barr Stadium,Dunedin., 130 Anzac Ave
Dunedin, OTA 9016 New Zealand
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A Dunedin civic vigil will be held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Thursday, 21 March from 7pm to 8.45pm. This is an opportunity for our residents to come together to comfort each other at this tragic time. This is an important way to support our Muslim community and the broader community. It is hoped many people will come along on Thursday to show solidarity and support, and to demonstrate the resilience and love of the Dunedin community. The event…

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Chai & Chat

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place
Dunedin, New Zealand
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This is a women's only event celebrating diversity. Come along to our shared potluck lunch and bring a plate of your own ethnic or cultural dishes to share with the group. 10.30am-12.30pm | Alexander Mcmillian Room, Community house, 310 Moray Place | Free entry

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Students/Youth Get Together

March 24 @ 1:00 pm

Students/Youth Get together to share our stories. The recent tragic events in Christchurch has set all of us on a journey of recovery. This can only be founded on solidarity. It is the next generation that can give NZ the wisdom to deal with such events to ensure they never happen again. Multicultural New Zealand (MNZ) and Dunedin Multi-Ethnic Council (DMEC) jointly would like to invite students to come together to share their stories. A lovely listening session is being…

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New Zealand Pipe Band Championships

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 30, 2019

University Oval, 20 Logan Park Drive
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Presented by the Royal New Zealand Pipe Bands' Association. Friday 29 March - 9am to 6pm at the University Oval. Saturday 30 March - 9am to 11.30am, George St Parade (Edinburgh and Meridian Blocks). Saturday 30th March - 12.30pm to 6pm at the University Oval. Admission $5. Children under 14 free.

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April 2019

South Dunedin Street Festival

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
King Edward Street, King Edwards St
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The annual South Dunedin Street Festival will be held on Saturday the 6th of April from 10am til 3pm. The Festival is a celebration of all things South Dunedin. All the fantastic variety and diversity of cultures, community groups, families and striking individuals that make up that special part of town. The festival is free to the public, but if you’d like to become a performer or a stallholder, please visit southdunedin.org.nz for more information.

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Southern Consort of Voices – Sea and Sky

April 7 @ 2:00 pm
Iona Church, New Zealand Port Chalmers, New Zealand + Google Map

The Southern Consort of Voices present 'Sea and Sky'. Venue: Iona Church, Port Chalmers Cost $20 waged/$15 unwaged  

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Refugee Support Centre

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Dunedin, New Zealand + Google Map

The Dunedin Refugee Support Centre offers community information, friendship, advice and advocacy. It is open every Monday from 1pm to 3pm at Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place. For more information, please call Afife Harris on 027 419 3125.

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