Otago/Southland

The Otago Southland region covers a large geographical area. Our members are widespread which makes meetings and events a challenge. Business meetings are irregular but each month we have a Writers’ Salon at The Thistle Café & Bar in Dunedin. New members and those interested are welcome to join us at the Salons.

Write On – our regular community radio programme for writers, hosted by Vanda Symon, airs from 12-1pm on the second Wednesday of each month. http://www.oar.org.nz/write-on

Much of our activity is centred in Dunedin where we are hugely supported by Dunedin Public Libraries, University Book Shop, Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival and Dunedin City Council through the UNESCO City of Literature programme. These links make creative collaborations possible. Our writers work with artists, musicians, dancers, photographers, museums and community groups to expand the cultural richness of the region.

For more information: nzsaotagosouthland@gmail.com

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Branch Chair: Chris Else     Email
Secretary: Damien Gibson     Email
Treasurer: Karen Trebilcock     Email

Regional Delegate: Vanda Symon Email