Māori
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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

By ChristchurchKids

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

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Tī Kōuka Whenua

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 Whata Raki

Come and discover Te Whata Raki. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources.

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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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WW100
Bridge of Remembrance
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Finding your First World War soldier

Now is the ideal time to start some research into those who served in the First World War.

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WW100 teaching resource

This resource aims to raise awareness of the impacts and causes of the First World War. It is focused on Canterbury's involvement.

NZ will send substantial reinforcements to the Mother Country in addition to the 10,000 troops now on the water #http://t.co/gcc6deVCW5

10:45 AM - 24 Nov 2014

The march of the 16th Infantry to reinforce the ANZACS through Manchester Street to Railway Station, Christchurch [16 or 17 Aug. 1916] CCL PhotoCD 14 IMG0072
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World War One photographs

Browse our collection of First World War images.

Anzac Girls Anzac Girls Silent in An Evil Time A Nurse at War
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First World War - Nurses

Resources about nurses who served during the First World War. Compiled as part of a WW100 Teaching Resource.

recommended by SouthLearningCentre

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Kids
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Cool author events at Shirley Library
By Zackids

Book now for free workshops for kids and teens with writers Karen Healey, Desna Wallace, and Natalie King - Saturday 8 August.

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Reading to dogs

Reading to dogs is on at Upper Riccarton, South, and Shirley. Book now, it is a fun way to help kids get reading aloud.

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Ready for reading

When a child turns four years old, they can come into any Christchurch City Library and pick up a free Ready for Reading pack.

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Babytime and Storytime 2015

School holidays are over and our popular Babytime and Storytime sessions are back.

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Remembering a wonderful wacky Word Witch
By Knit1purl1

We remember Margaret Mahy, our favourite award winning author, writer, librarian, mother and grandmother died 23 July 2012.

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Community
Papanui
News
Papanui Library to close for repairs

Papanui Library will be closed for repairs from Wednesday 12 August 2015. It is scheduled to reopen Monday 12 October 2015.

Proposed district plan
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Proposed Chch Replacement District Plan

Stage 3 of the District Plan Review is out for notification now until Friday 4 September 2015.

Korean books
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By Cclkoreanjo

2015년의 겨울도 어김 없이 우리를 찾아 왔습니다. 온 몸에 스멀 스멀 한기가 몰려 오네요. 따뜻한 모든 것들을 찾아 나서야겠어요. 몸 뿐만 아니라 마음이 따뜻할 수 있으면 참 좋겠습니다.

CINCH: Community Information Christchurch
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CINCH Community Information Christchurch

Visit CINCH, a one-stop online community directory with thousands of community organisations, clubs and continuing education providers.

JP, Justice of the Peace, Justices of the peace
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Community Advice

Justices of the Peace and Citizens Advice Bureau staff are available at some libraries to offer assistance.

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E-Resources
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New Zinio eMagazines

A stunning array of new titles have been added to Zinio eMagazines.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic from 1888 to the current issue.

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PressDisplay

Explore full-page replicas of newspaper and magazine current print editions. PressDisplay has more than 3000 newspapers and 800 magazines.

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マンゴーで語学の勉強をしよう!

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Dragonsource - Chinese eMagazines

300种在线中文期刊, 支持简体和繁体, 提供原貌版, 文本版和语音版阅读!

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Teens
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Every Story Tells a Picture Competition

Do you enjoy making art? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to get creative and be in to win great prizes at the same time!

Teen Scene July 2015
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Teen Scene newsletter
By Vanessa

This month's Teen Scene features difficult family relationships, an opposites-attract romance, and an intriguing retelling of Red Riding Ho…

Starling online literary journal logo
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Wanted: Young writers for literary mag

An interview with the editor of online literary mag, Starling, which is looking for young writers to publish. You could be one of them!

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Dr G

Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues.

YA Race Relations
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Young Adult fiction and race relations
By Alina W

Lately my reading has seemed depressingly apropos, given the recent news from Baltimore, Ferguson and Charleston on PressDisplay. To Kill a…

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Learning
Family photos
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Don’t forget your family, yeah
By Knit1purl1

We are running two Family History programmes during August. It’s all about discovering our family stories.

Lynda.com
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Lynda.com

Access to the Lynda.com video library of courses and tutorials on software, technology, creative and business skills.

2D to 3D
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Learning Centre and library classes 2015

Explore our classes and courses for 2015.

Britannica SmartMaths Practice
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Smartmaths Practice

An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.

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Online courses

Explore online courses you can access - all you need is your library card and PIN.

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