The Christchurch Heritage Festival runs from 6th to 23rd of October with lots of events and activities to get amongst and enjoy. Test your knowledge about heritage treasures in our city.
Are you an aspiring podcaster? Are you curious about what it takes to produce a podcast? Are you unsure of what a podcast is, but have a story to share? The Top of the Pods competition is the opportunity for you!
Alan Woods will give a talk related to his book entitled Without the Nasty Bits at Shirley Library on Saturday 7 October from 2pm to 4pm. This talk is part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival.
Motorcycle race at Tai Tapu. A group of spectators watching a motorcycle racing at Tai Tapu Speedway. 1950s. An image from Canterbury Stories.
"Undoubtedly the biggest question on everyone’s lips is where does Te Rā come from and who made it? This perhaps will never be truly answered, as the harakeke and feathers may have been harvested in one place, prepared in another and woven in yet another place. For me, I’m okay with that, as I feel Te Rā belongs to all of us."
Fiona reports back on a talk with Charity Norman ahead of Together We Read - the online book club on from 27 September to 11 October means there are unlimited copies of Charity's book Remember me.
The story of the Henderson sisters shows how the women’s suffrage movement was associated with the temperance movement, and religion.
You are warmly invited to join us for Days of Ice at Tūranga to celebrate the opening of the Antarctic science season. There will be themed activities, speakers, films and events for tamariki. Immerse yourself in the Aurora Waiata southern lights experience, plus more for the whole whānau!