An "open mic" night will be held at the Invercargill City Library on Friday to celebrate National Poetry Day.
In theatre circles they say the show must go on, but rarely has a leading lady given more to the cause than Rachael Scott.
A collection of work from one of Gore's most famous artistic sons will be housed permanently at Eastern Southland Gallery.
Cartoonist and dedicated Stags fan Shaun Yeo is a full-time graphic artist who signs his illustrations simply as YEO.
It's a dazzling show with a big, big heart, awash with colour, corny comedy and catchy, 60-style bubblegum pop and r'n'b tunes.
Wanaka climber Lydia Bradey's book is "a balance of laughter, humour and epic adventure".