Papanui Library will be closed from Wednesday 12 August to allow earthquake repairs to be carried out. The Library will reopen to the public on Monday 12 October. While closed, reserved items can be collected from Fendalton Library unless you choose an alternative pick up location.

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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

The theme for Māori Language Week this year is whāngaihia ngā mātua - helping parents to pass te reo on to their tamariki.

He kurī kino koe, Flash! Te anuhe tino hiakai Kei te toro haere mātou Te mīhini iti kōwhai Kei te kīhini o te pō Te haere ki te rapu pea Kei reira ngā weriweri Ko wai e huna ana?
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Reo Māori modern classic picture books

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A selection of classic picture books in Te Reo Māori. A Christchurch City Libraries list.

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Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

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Te Kupu o te Wiki

Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

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