In 2011, American artist Nina Katchadourian spent 18 hours on
a flight from New York to New Zealand, the longest flight of
her life, to spend six weeks in Dunedin as part of the
Dunedin Public Art Gallery's Visiting Artist Programme.
An Arts Foundation award will help songwriter Dudley
Benson realise his ambition of recording with the Southern
Sinfonia. It's nice to get some recognition, too, the former
choirboy tells Shane Gilchrist.
Next big thing Broods played Dunedin Town Hall last week.
The following day, their photograph was in the paper again.
Otago Daily Times music columnist and musician Sam Valentine
reports on how the other band experienced the show, the
support band, his band, Males.
Farley's Buildings are among the oldest commercial
buildings surviving in Dunedin, and though few might think it
from their modest and scruffy appearance, they are rich in
social, cultural, economic, religious, and even political
Dunedin is likely to set up New Zealand's first
conscientious objector memorial. It would have been
unimaginable during World War 1, when ''conchies'' were
widely vilified as shirkers and traitors. Bruce Munro asks,
how should we now view those who fought for peace by refusing
to take up arms?