No coward soul

I am the only being whose doom No tongue would ask, no eye would mourn; I never caused a thought of gloom, A smile of joy, since I was born. Oh Emily Brontë - how wrong you are! I don't know if this poem of yours is autobiographical or not, but you really have caused many…
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Best Picks Evening – highlighting the best of writing for NZ kids and teens: Wednesday 8 August 7pm

Painted Stories invites you to celebrate the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults by attending their annual Best Picks evening at Fendalton Library, Wednesday 8 August, 7pm. There is no charge for attending and members of the public are welcome. A panel including Sophie O'Rourke, Desna Wallace, Saskia Hill, and Trevor Agnew will…
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Dead Men’s WORDs

WORD Christchurch is back for 2018 and once again we have a programme chock full of amazing opportunities to revel in the goodness of the creative use of words. There's such a wide array of interesting stuff to highlight too... Perhaps the biggest for me is the conversation with Irvine Welsh on Friday 31 August…
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Mokaa – The land of opportunity: 125 years of Indians in Aotearoa exhibition – 13 to 24 August

You are welcome to come and view the free exhibition Mokaa - The land of opportunity: 125 years of Indians in Aotearoa: Monday 13 August to Friday 24 August (the exhibition is open 8am to 5pm weekdays, not on weekends) Christchurch City Council foyer 53 Hereford Street Christchurch Central This exhibition highlights the history of…
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