Joyce is fascinated by the debt notices that appeared with great frequency in newspapers from the 1840s right through to the 1940s and beyond. Take a walk on the juicy side of history.
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Christchurch City Libraries is helping readers embrace humour to reduce stress together during the next Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. The art of taking it easy by Brian King
Surfing celebration, Single Fin Mingle, is in at Sumner 8 to 11 April. Head into Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre on Saturday 10 April and try you hand at some cool tech and maybe pick up a free wax comb.
Reverend Sofilisi Taumalolo (left) and his wife, Hina, outside the Tongan halfway house at 23 Crohane Place, Spreydon. An image from the Discovery Wall.