All The Bright Places

If you like...               then you will want to read… Meet Theodore Finch and Violet Markey in this poignant story about life, death, wanderings, and Post-It notes. The story begins with Finch talking Violet down from the ledge of the school’s bell tower where she is frozen with fear…
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Christchurch – this week in history (February 16 to February 23)

February 16, 1770 Captain James Cook in the “Endeavour” sights Banks “Island” (Peninsula). February 17, 1939 New Millers Department Store building (the former Civic Offices) opens. Designed by G. A. J. Hart, the building contained the South Island’s first escalator. February 18, 1982 Internationally famous writer Dame Ngaio Marsh dies at her home in Cashmere…
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More of The Press on Papers Past

Papers Past contains more than three million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 93 publications from all regions of New Zealand. The latest additions are good for your Christchurch historical explorations. Copies of The Press from 1929 to 1935 have been added. Critical…
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