Haiku workshop inspires creativity

To celebrate Canterbury Japan Day, Tūranga Library hosted an evening workshop on Haiku Poetry on Auahatanga | Creativity, Level 4. Guest speaker Barbara Strang delivered an excellent grounding in the theory of writing Haiku - throwing the 5,7,5 English syllable structure we know out of the window. This 5,7,5 syllable pattern only works when using Japanese…
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Sewing by the seaside

If you've got a pair of pants that need a new zip, a dress with a drooping hem, or any other clothing repairs but no access to a sewing machine, then the library might be the place to come. In addition to the sewing facilities at Tūranga, New Brighton Library is now also home to…
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