There is a certain tightly focused zeal in actor Rob Mokaraka's delivery as he talks about his show Shot Bro: Confessions of a Depressed Bullet. That is not really a surprise.
A Christchurch dance company is proving advancing years shall not stop the movement.
I hate the arts. You have to go somewhere, sit still, concentrate, be quiet, writes David Loughrey.
St Paul's Cathedral requires a certain serious and respectful demeanour from the visitor, not being the sort of place to foster rough, loud or boisterous behaviour.
In a bamboo forest, on an ancient monolith, drifting in front of stone buildings followed by phantoms of light, Japanese dancer Meri Otoshi performs on a continuous video loop at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.
With almost all her works sold as the exhibition she is part of opens, Oamaru artist Gemma Campbell says the first showing of her work is "really special’’.
It is easy to think of the hectic 10-day arts spree that is the Arts Festival Dunedin as an unrestrained bout of spectacle, with glamorous, beautiful actors and performers sweeping imperiously across stages.
Three Mile Hill Rd is open again after a motorcycle crash earlier today.
A globe-trotting one-woman play taking the story of Gustav Klimt’s fashion designer partner from Vienna to New York and London is stopping over in Dunedin.
Arts Festival Dunedin is under way.
Dunedin's Selwyn College intends ending 125 years of Anglican ownership after the church voted to allow the sale of the buildings and business.
Dunedin's two-yearly arts festival is ready and raring to take to the stage today after problems with everything from finding venues to finding missing paint were resolved.
The New Zealand premiere next week of a Dunedin-produced show on orphaned orangutans is set to raise funds for the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital, which may itself soon be the subject of a television series.
It's 125 years today since NZ women won the right to vote. A Dunedin academic is calling for changes in local government voting to increase the number of women councillors.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery has obtained a landmark early work by significant New Zealand modernist artist Gordon Walters.
Dunedin secondary school pupils got a taste of the Special Olympics yesterday.
Dunedin Airport management says it has no plans to extend its runway, despite major entertainers booked at the Forsyth Barr Stadium having to truck their gear from Christchurch.
Major industry players, government organisations and others have come together to deal with an expected serious shortfall in skilled labour needed for the new Dunedin Hospital build.
A Dunedin heritage building that was partially restored but has stayed unoccupied is for sale in the heart of the warehouse precinct.
It was a bad week for awkward moments in Dunedin. David Loughrey takes us to the heart of the matter.