On Saturday 19 July 1919, the people of Christchurch gathered for a weekend of celebration to mark the end of "the war to end all wars".
Ross Humphries, the manager of Smith's Bookshop, at 133 Manchester Street, with copies of early rugby books ahead of an auction of the books in the store. 14 October 1991.
It's time to browse the brochure, it's time to light the lights! The New Zealand International Film Festival in Christchurch has been launched. Check out all the films on show. It's on from Thursday 2 August to Sunday 19 August. Tickets go on sale this Friday 19 July.
This YA novel is heart-breaking and gritty and raw and I loved it. It is a different novel to what I usually read but it had some good reviews so I picked it up.
Phoenix: A celebration of creative wellbeing is an exhibition showcasing work by artists from Ōtautahi Creative Spaces' Room 5. It is on display in the Exhibition Space on Hapori Level 1 in Tūranga until Sunday 11 August. The exhibition’s theme of transformation is expressed through the mythical story of the firebird Phoenix, which arose from the ashes and symbolizes regeneration, strength and renewal.