Holiday diary: December 29

Today
Dunedin
Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Pl.

Exhibition: ''Mai i Rangiatea: The Portrayal of Maori Myth and Legend in Print''.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
''Detail Detective'': Bring all your detective skills to the Sir Frank Brangwyn exhibition, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''. Young children need to be accompanied by an adult. Free, bookings not required and suitable for all ages.
Exhibitions: ''True stories. Scripted Realities''; Yvonne Todd, ''Wall of Seahorses''; Frances Hodgkins, ''Kaleidoscope''; Philip James Frost, ''Forkboy''; ''Elsewhere'', contemporary work; ''The Pleasure Principle - Collecting and Collectors''; Sir Frank Brangwyn, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''.
Film, 2pm-4pm: Art:21 - Art in the Twenty-first Century (M).

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
Daily, 3.30pm: ''Liquefy This!'' - See earthquake liquefaction from Christchurch and liquefy soil yourself.
''Volcano of Doom'' - Dunedin's ancient volcano, Rakiriri, looks set to erupt. Search the museum's galleries to help your escape.
Explorer backpacks for children aged 7-12, free. Guided tours daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. Meet at information desk.
Exhibitions: ''Canterbury Quakes''; ''The Moriori Of Rekohu, T'chakat henu - People of the Land''.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
Pixie Town.

Visitor Information Centre, 26 Princes St.10am:
Walk Dunedin, inner-city walking tours. Meet at visitor centre.

Central Otago
Central Motor Speedway, Cromwell.
Racing starts 6pm: South Island Saloon Car series.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.
Exhibition: ''Gold is where you find it'', 150 years of gold in Central Otago. Artefacts, paintings and photographs.

Molyneux Aquatic Centre, Alexandra.
3pm: Miss Alexandra Swimsuit Competition.

St Peter's Anglican Church Grounds, cnr Church and Camp Sts. 9am-12.30pm: Queenstown Farmers Market.

Fiordland
Fiordland Community Events Centre, 20-22 Luxmore Dr, Te Anau. 11am-3pm: Fiordland Community Market.

North Otago
Kurow
9am-1.30pm: Kurow Market Day.

Tomorrow
Dunedin
Dunedin City Library, Moray Pl.

Exhibition: ''Mai i Rangiatea: The Portrayal of Maori Myth and Legend in Print''.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
''Detail Detective'': Bring all your detective skills to the Sir Frank Brangwyn exhibition, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''. Exhibitions: ''True stories. Scripted Realities''; Yvonne Todd, ''Wall of Seahorses''; Frances Hodgkins, ''Kaleidoscope''; Philip James Frost, ''Forkboy''; ''Elsewhere'', contemporary work; ''The Pleasure Principle - Collecting and Collectors''; Sir Frank Brangwyn, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''.
Film, 2pm-4pm: Art:21 - Art in the Twenty-First Century (M).

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
Daily, 3.30pm: ''Liquefy This!''''Volcano of Doom'' - Dunedin's ancient volcano, Rakiriri, looks set to erupt. Search the museum's galleries to help you escape.
Explorer backpacks for children aged 7-12, free. Guided tours daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. Meet at information desk.
Exhibitions: ''Canterbury Quakes''; ''The Moriori Of Rekohu, T'chakat henu - People of the Land''.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
Pixie Town.

Monday
Dunedin
The Church, Dundas St.

From 8.30pm: Black Boy Peaches, runaway tour.

Dunedin City Library, Moray Pl.
Exhibition: ''Mai i Rangiatea: The Portrayal of Maori Myth and Legend in Print''.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
''Detail Detective'': Bring all your detective skills to the Sir Frank Brangwyn exhibition, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''. Exhibitions: ''True stories. Scripted Realities''; Yvonne Todd, ''Wall of Seahorses''; Frances Hodgkins, ''Kaleidoscope''; Philip James Frost, ''Forkboy''; ''Elsewhere'', contemporary work; ''The Pleasure Principle - Collecting and Collectors''; Sir Frank Brangwyn, ''Captain Winterbottom and the Billiard Room of Horton House''.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St.
Daily, 3.30pm: ''Liquefy This!'' - See earthquake liquefaction from Christchurch.
''Volcano of Doom'' - Dunedin's ancient volcano, Rakiriri, looks set to erupt. Explorer backpacks for children aged 7-12, free. Guided tours daily at 11.30am and 3.30pm. Meet at information desk.
Exhibitions: ''Canterbury Quakes''; ''The Moriori Of Rekohu, T'chakat henu - People of the Land''.

Purple Rain Retro Cafe, Princes St.
From 8am: Raspberry Retro Sale. Collectables, art, vintage and clothing.

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Queens Gardens.
Pixie Town.

Visitor Information Centre, 26 Princes St.
10am: Walk Dunedin, inner-city walking tours. Meet at visitor centre.

Central Otago
Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra.

Exhibition: ''Gold is where you find it'', 150 years of gold in Central Otago. Artefacts, paintings and photographs.

Queenstown Events Centre, 1 Joe O'Connell Dr.
Starts 2pm: Twenty/20 cricket - Otago Volts v Auckland Aces.

ODT/directory - Local Businesses

CompanyLocationBusiness Type
Central Backpackers DunedinDunedinBackpackers
Makarora Country CafeWanakaCafés
Lake Dunstan MotelCromwellMotels
Brown & PembertonQueenstownEngineers & Planners