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Birds eye view poster from our 1980s Christchurch Rock Music poster collection.

The library website contains unique content about Christchurch and Canterbury. This page offers a brief guide to our online offerings.

You can use the main headings on our homepage to browse your way around the site, or use the search box at the top of the page.

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Our collection

Content on our website includes:

Map of the colony of New Zealand from official documents. 1844

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  • Visit our eResources for fun games and animated stories for children, study guides for teens, encyclopædias and dictionaries, resources for family research, online newspapers, music, video, and audiobooks available to library members.
  • Use our Internet Gateway listings for more librarian selected sites

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"The cover gives you a clue – this is lusciously colourful photography …It oozes with 80s-esque style and glamour."

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