Traffic Officer Herbert MacIntosh prepares to mount his bicycle: Picturing Canterbury

Traffic Officer Herbert MacIntosh prepares to mount his bicycle (1895). Standish & Preece. In 1895 there were no cars and motor-cycles for traffic officers. He is shown surrounded by his brothers and sisters. Do you have any photographs of cycling in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection…
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How do you learn a language in a month?: Mango Language’s #31DaysofLanguage Challenge

"Magandang umaga!" (Good morning!) "Ako si Kate." (My name is Kate.) Have you always wanted to learn a new language? Is one of your 2018 New Year Resolutions to be able to chat in a different language? Well then, you are in luck! Check out Mango Languages, and get on with it! It's fun, easy…
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Recent necrology, January 2018

Some well-known people who have died recently Jim Anderton, 1938-2018 Christchurch politician John Barton, 1928-2018 Co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Pat Booth, 1929-2018 Crusading New Zealand newspaperman Richard Havers, 1951-2017 Pop, rock and jazz historian Ursula Le Guin, 1929-2018 American novelist best known for her children’s fantasy and science fiction stories Dolores O’Riordan, 1971-2018…
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