Win tickets to the NZSO National Youth Orchestra concert – 2 February

The NZSO National Youth Orchestra are performing next month at the Isaac Theatre Royal as part of their summer concerts series. The orchestra is made up of mostly university students and the standard of musicianship is high. Teenage prodigy Matthias Balzat (who has been playing cello since the age of three) will perform under the baton…
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Podcast – Collaborative urban living

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. In this episode Sally is joined by Jason Twill (UTS: University of Technology Sydney),  Greer O'Donnell (Ohu) and Jane Quigley (Viva Project Ōtautahi Christchurch NZ) who discuss ideas and opportunities for…
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Fiction A to Z newsletter

Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section with our Fiction A to Z newsletter and discover reads to engage and enlighten. This month's newsletter includes:   Subscribe to receive this newsletter directly in your inbox every month, or read it online. For more great reads, check out our Literary Prizes page and…
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Home, Garden and DIY: picks from our latest newsletter

Our Home, Garden and DIY newsletter is the place to go for all the best new reads on crafts, cooking, decor, gardening, and home maintenance and repair. Projects aplenty for people who like working with their hands. The latest issue includes:      Subscribe to our newsletters and get our latest titles and top picks straight from your inbox…
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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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Beyond the Marathon – ultramarathoner Vajin Armstrong

Christchurch’s elite ultramarathoner Vajin Armstrong talks about his training, meditation, and of course, his favourite books. Have you heard of ultra running? If a marathon just isn’t far enough, here is the new holy grail of running – the ultramarathon. The word ultra means “beyond” in Latin, and these extreme endurance races, commonly referred to…
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