Personal encounters with mental health battles fought in Dunedin have spurred two local men to put on an art exhibition.
NZ's Young Writers Festival begins in Dunedin next week with workshops and events to inspire young writers. Rebecca Fox talks to poet and national slam champion Jordan Hamel.
"In Bloom", various artists(Brett McDowell)In a year beset by interconnected humanitarian and ecological crises for which there are no neat or assured trajectories, it is timely to pause and...
The work of some of our country's most respected Maori artists goes on show in Dunedin this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to Milford Galleries Dunedin director Stephen Higginson about the great things happening in NZ art.
The opening of the transitional museum in Invercargill has filled a two-year void in the city. ODT bureau chief Karen Pasco talks to those involved and discovers what's been going on behind the scenes.
For one Southland couple the official opening of Invercargill’s transitional museum and art gallery was all about being able to share Southland’s heritage and whakapapa.
While it might be more than 20 years since From Scratch toured, their passion for passing on a political message alongside their music has not dimmed. Rebecca Fox talks to the band about...
"Maquettes", Hamish Horsley(Gallery Fe29)HAMISH HORSLEY has made an international reputation for large-scale public and private sculptures, many of which dot the landscape of various countries...
It has not been all bad news for the cast and crew of Dunedin production Dear Boobs despite the Covid-19 lockdown cancelling their first season, finds Rebecca Fox.
Show promoters caught up in the collapse of a ticketing company say venues such as Dunedin’s Regent Theatre need to do more to make sure customers do not lose money from such situations.
A work of art that looks like "a therapist’s doodling" has won the Dunedin School of Art’s Celebrate Art Awards.
Dunedin artist Josh Kennedy is hosting his first solo exhibition of pictures he's captured over the past three or four years.
Well-known Central Otago artist Denis Kent has been painting for more than 50 years so his community wanted to recognise his efforts. He tells Rebecca Fox about his latest exhibition.
"Southland", Karl Maughan(Milford Galleries Dunedin)It is impossible to mistake a Karl Maughan painting for that of another artist. Barring an unexpected swerve into significantly different subject...
The peninsula has come to town for the first time. Otago Peninsula’s art group is exhibiting its members’ work at the Otago Art Society’s rooms at the Dunedin Railway Station this month.
British street artist Banksy is funding a boat crewed by volunteers to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean attempting to reach Europe from Africa.
"Before There Was Hope", Justin Spiers(RDS Gallery)RDS is currently showing an exhibition of photographic works by Justin Spiers, large-format images rendered in pigment ink on cotton rag paper....
US-based Kiwi conductor Gemma New came home to perform before an audience for the first time in months, only to have the opportunity scuppered by Covid-19.
Covid-19 has brought NZ's reliance on tourism into sharp focus, so it's a fitting time for Ayesha Green’s latest exhibition, "Wrapped up in Clouds", which examines how tourism affects New Zealanders’ national identity and its relationship to the landscape.