Saturday 4 May is Free Comic Book Day AND Star Wars Day. Find out what's happening at Comics Compulsion Christchurch, PopStop, and the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.
Podcast – Human rights following atrocity
Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. On 15 March 2019, 50 people were killed in a terrorist attack in the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch. This Speak Up-Kōrerotia episode is a recording of…
3 Ticks – The Rosie Trilogy with Graeme Simsion
Ahead of his appearance at WORD Christchurch, Fee enjoys the charms of Graeme Simsion's trilogy, starting with The Rosie project.
Wakenhyrst: A Modern Gothic Mystery
Renee reviews Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver. "Wakenhyrst is a great read, superbly written, with captivating and complex characters. This is a mystery that has you darting to the next page."
Macbeth performance at Papanui High School: Picturing Canterbury
Macbeth performance at Papanui High School. 30 July 1987. Students at Papanui High School performing in their version of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students are, from left, Rochelle Meggitt (witch 3), Robert Crossen (Banquo), Tracy Denhard (witch 2) and Raquel Lewis (witch 1). Do you have any photographs of Shakespeare performances in Christchurch? If so, feel free to contribute to…
What to read next…
Librarian Jane enjoys Jane Mount's "Bibliophile: An illustrated miscellany".
10 Facts for Shakespeare’s Birthday
To celebrate Shakespeare's birthday, Oxford University Press came up with the following interesting facts about Shakespeare.
Celebrate Diversity with Naxos Music Library World
We are very excited to announce our latest music eResource. Naxos Music Library World offers a wide range of World music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music. Celebrate the diversity of world music with music from over 1,500 cultural groups and over 150 countries.
City Nature Challenge Christchurch (Friday 26 April to Monday 29 April) and Sustainable Living Series at Papanui Library (Saturday 27 April to Thursday 2 May)
By Donna R18/04/2019
Let's show off the unique and plentiful biodiversity of Christchurch by taking part in the global City Nature Challenge - it is on from Friday 26 April to Monday 29 April. The goal is to record every species living in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. From birds and insects, to plants and fungi, the aim is to record all the nature you can find.
University students dressed as Easter Bunnies: Picturing Canterbury
University of Canterbury students dressed as the Easter Bunny to protest cuts in education, 1982. An image from the Discovery Wall.
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