Phillipstown Kindergarten: Picturing Canterbury

Phillipstown Kindergarten, 533 St. Asaph Street, Christchurch. My brother Bryan Stretch is sitting on the verandah at storytime (with his legs outstretched) looking at the camera - instead of paying attention. 1941. Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. Kete Christchurch. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ Kete Christchurch PH13-RAG-C-Phillipstown_Kindergarten_1941_8.jpg More Picturing Canterbury posts Browse…
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Sandcastles in the Sand

Summer is well and truly here so grab your bucket and spade…and spray bottle, masonry trowel, spatula, and books on sandcastle building and get down to the beach because you could carve out a sand sculpture at the Fourth New Zealand Sandcastle Competition! The competition is being held at New Brighton beach (right by New Brighton Library) on Saturday…
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Lyttelton SummerFest

Lyttelton SummerFest is a ten-day festival that kicks off on Waitangi Day with the latest incarnation of the popular One Love festival: One Love Waitangi Day Sound System at Albion Square. One of the big events for families is The Big Pirate Picnic Beach Party: The beloved Natural Magic Pirate Band will entertain including "Lyttelton's Got Talent"…
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Time to vote on Halswell library, pool and community facility’s new name

Thanks for all your excellent suggestions on a name for the new library, pool and community facility in Halswell. We now have a shortlist. You can vote for one of these six options: The All’s Well Centre Community Spirit The Halswell Centre Halswell Manawa (manawa to mean heart) Heart of Halswell The Well You can…
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