Kids’ Books newsletter

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Whether you're looking for something educational, creative or fantastical, our latest Kids' Books newsletter has titles that will excite young minds and foster a love of reading. Be first in the know: subscribe to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox. Included in this month's newsletter are:    For more great reads for kids, check out our […]

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Historical Fiction Newsletter

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Tales from ancient times or more recent history - read about the latest historical fiction titles in our monthly newsletter. This month's newsletter includes -   Subscribe to our newsletters and get our latest titles and top picks straight from your inbox.

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Te Rerenga Kōrero – Wheowheo ana te haere!

Ākina te reo - support the language

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori - The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. Wheowheo ana te haere! They went at full speed! Full list of 50 rerenga kōrero for the year Browse our Te […]

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Podcast – Child poverty and the Budget 2017

Bored children

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. Co-host Sara Epperson of CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) joins Sally Carlton to interview Paul Dalziel, Professor of Economics, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit at Lincoln University, and Helen […]

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Te Rerenga Kōrero – Koirā!

Ākina te reo - support the language

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori - The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. Koirā! Yes, that’s the one! Hear Te Rerenga Kōrero o te Wiki - Phrase of the week. Full list of 50 rerenga […]

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History and Current Events: picks from our latest Newsletter

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Our History and Current Events newsletter is filled with great reads that tell stories of wars, revolutions, and extraordinary lives all over the world - in the here and now, and the past. Our latest issue includes: Subscribe to our newsletters and get our latest titles and top picks straight from your inbox.

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Podcast – 30 years nuclear-free New Zealand

Nuclear-free NZ

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. This episode discusses the iconic NZ Nuclear-free Zone, Disarmament and Arms Control Act 1987 (which was passed on 8 June 1987) and its impact and repercussions, specifically - Part I: Context […]

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Teen Scene newsletter

Stories from a teenage point of view. Discover your next great read with our latest Teen Scene newsletter. This month's newsletter includes:   Be first to know! Subscribe to our newsletters and get our latest titles and best picks straight from your inbox. For more great YA reading suggestions, check out our booklists.

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Te Rerenga Kōrero – Purere ana te oma!

Ākina te reo - support the language

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori - The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. Purere ana te oma! Ran like a flash! Hear Te Rerenga Kōrero o te Wiki - Phrase of the week. Full list […]

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Te Rerenga Kōrero – Kotahi atu ki te paepiro!

Ākina te reo - support the language

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori - The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on. Kotahi atu ki te paepiro! Straight to the try line! Hear Te Rerenga Kōrero o te Wiki - Phrase of the week. […]

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