Canterbury Japan Day 2015

Canterbury Japan Day is an event organised annually by The Japanese Society of Canterbury with the aim of sharing authentic Japanese culture with Cantabrians. In 2015 it will take place from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 1 March at Riccarton Park Function Centre, Riccarton Racecourse. Programme of events Planned events include: the major attraction film…
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Happy centenary, Canterbury WEA!

One of Canterbury's most popular voluntary organisations, the Canterbury WEA, turns 100 this year, and celebrations are most definitely in order! The CWEA, or, if we want to be formal, the Canterbury Workers' Educational Association, was the first WEA to be set up in New Zealand. Like the English WEA, which was founded in 1903…
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Tales from a bicycle seat

Triathlon cycling must be the second of the three Shakespeare witches - gnarled, ugly and capable of doing wicked things to your legs. Perhaps it's because I feel like one of those ladies when I get off the bike - drooling, hunched, and capable of nothing faster than a painful shuffle. The cycle leg in a triathlon…
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Lunar New Year Celebrations at Christchurch City Libraries – 20 to 22 February 2015

The Year of the Sheep begins on Thursday 19 February 2015. Find out about the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations which are taking place at Christchurch City Libraries this year. Where and when Friday, February 20, 2015 at Fendalton Library - 3pm to 5pm Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Upper Riccarton Library - 10.45am to…
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