Migrant voices – WORD Christchurch

Migrant Voices was yet another epic, stimulating event at this year's WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival. Chaired by journalist Donna Miles-Mojab, the citizens of Christchurch and others from abroad sat and listened closely to first hand accounts from individuals who have made perilous and nerve shattering journeys away from conflict zones, to what is…
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“Christchurch is where it all started for me” – an interview with Roger Shepherd – WORD Christchurch

Kim interviews Roger Shepherd ahead of his sold-out session In Love With These Times: A Flying Nun Celebration, on tomorrow (Saturday 27 August) at Blue Smoke. Roger, In love with these times is your personal experience, and it is about your role in the New Zealand music industry. There is a real sense of 'being…
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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Children’s Paddling Pool: Picturing Canterbury

Christchurch Botanic Gardens Children’s Paddling Pool with Stds 5 & 6 Spreydon School on an outdoor education class, 1946. File Reference: PH13-256. Kete Christchurch, CC BY-NC-SA 3.00 NZ. Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. In August 1946 the Christchurch Domains Board was abolished and the Botanic gardens and Hagley Park were handed…
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