Dark Dunedin

When a young woman’s body is discovered in the Dunedin Town Belt, Louise Hepburn is haunted by both the case and her past. From Ōtepoti, the Edinburgh of the south, Prospect Park Productions NZ presents the multi-award-winning thriller, Dark Dunedin.

All episodes written and directed by Emily Duncan
Producer: H-J Kilkelly
Technician: Dominic Angelo-Laloli
Music: Mārama Grant and Eliza Pickard
Artwork: Jess Newton

Dark Dunedin was produced with support from Otago Access Radio, Creative NZ, Creative Communities (Dunedin), the Dunedin Fringe Festival 2018, New Athenaeum Theatre, Olveston Historic Home, Archive Birds NZ, and Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature.

Season One: Heaven Looks On
When a young woman’s body is discovered in the Dunedin Town Belt, Louise Hepburn is haunted by both the case and her past.

Season Two: Playing with Purgatory
(April 2021)
In the second season of Dark Dunedin, Louise Hepburn must find new ways to navigate the town where everyone knows her family business.

Season Three: Breathing Hell
(May 2021)
In the final season of Dark Dunedin, Louise Hepburn must fight for her life like never before.

She wakes up in hospital, lucky to be alive but unsure who she can trust, until new hope and a ticket to escape arrives in the form of someone returning from her past. That is, until, Louise’s escape plan takes a deep dive and nothing short of a miracle will save her.

Write Spot with Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature

Every Second Wednesday @ 8:40am

In 2014, Dunedin became a UNESCO City of Literature and a member of the wider Creative Communities Network.

It’s all about connecting with readers through libraries, schools, bookshops, festivals, workshops, events, performances, exhibitions and more. We celebrate our wonderful writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, oral storytellers, playwrights, screenwriters and lyricists.

Every fortnight on Otago Access Radio’s OARsome Morning Show, Write Spot takes a look at how our city is embracing its City of Literature status with Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature director Nicky Page.

Wireless Books

Every Second Saturday @ 12pm

Wireless Books

Nothing can replace the pleasure of turning the pages of the written book.

Wireless Books explores our city’s rich literary heritage, talking with people who are passionate about the printed word, and celebrating the Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute’s fascinating local history.

Join Christine and Beth every second Saturday for reviews and discussion about books old and new.

Proudly sponsored by the Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute: http://www.dunedinathenaeum.org.nz/

Arty Farty Hour

Every Second Saturday @ 11am

Join local artists, Ron Esplin and Andy Cook, as they explore the world of art, digging up facts, busting a few myths and talking with guests from a wide range of backgrounds in the arts.

From a step-by-step guide to watercolour painting to an art clinic, the Arty Farty Hour gives you a chance to indulge your creative side.

Proudly supported by Art Zone.

Write On

Write On is hosted by Beverly Martens, a Dunedin-based writer and founder of Dunedin Literary Walking Tours. (Previously hosted by Vanda Symon)

In each show, Beverly interviews local writers and people involved in the book industry. She also promotes local events and shares some good music.

Write On with Beverly Martens is presented on behalf of the Otago Southland Branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors and has been created with generous support from the University Book Shop.