Bonjour French Fest!

No doubt like many of you, I grew up learning French at school. For seven years I practiced saying helpful phrases like Ouvre la fenêtre; and Il y a un autobus. I must have enjoyed it, because I then chose to study French at university. As a consequence, decades later, I can fake the BEST…
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아이들과 함께 할 10월의 이야

곧 아이들 학교 방학이 시작되네요. 온 가족이함께 할 수 있는 신나는 정보를 소개 할까 합니다. Fun Palaces 2015라고 들어 보셨나요? Fun Palaces는 1960년 영국 연극 연출가 Joan Littlewood 와 건축가 Cedric Price에의해 ‘신나는 실험실’ 과 ‘거리의 우주’라는 상상의 이야기가 그 시작이 었답니다. 이러한 시도는 2014년 Stella Duffy를 중심으로한 여러사람들에 의해 현실화 되었답>니다. 그리고 세계 최초…
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Facing up to the flag

I once came close to arrest for a flag indiscretion. It happened in about 1985 in a South African border town on the edge of Lesotho. My husband and I were on one of those languid, childless road trips, with no set agenda, that are so dear to South Africans and New Zealanders alike. We…
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Body Festival 2015

The Body Festival is Christchurch's annual event of dance and physical theatre. This year it runs from 25 September to 11 October. Participation is an important part of the festival which gives everyone an excuse to give it a go and get their body moving! As always this year's event offers a broad range of…
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World Book has mutated!

There was a time when the World Book was just one plain brown set of encyclopaedias sitting on a shelf. Nowadays it has transformed into a startling array of gorgeous looking eResources. These eResources are updated daily, available 24/7, and are full of multimedia options including video, interactive maps, activities and country comparisons. You can…
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This week in Christchurch history (28 September to 4 October)

28 September 1864 Re-built Victoria Bridge opens. It is probably the country’s first iron and stone bridge. 29 September 1978 Friendship Corner opens by the Bridge of Remembrance. After a heated public debate over whether the area should be used for parking, the Council decided to plant the area with trees representing Christchurch’s sister cities…
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