Arts and Literature guides bring you the best for bibliophiles, lovers of writers and writing, humour, philosophy music, fashion, dance, film, art and culture.
The pick of popular science
Librarians choose their favourite titles from the new Popular Science Reading Guide.
Reading crime – truth can be stranger than fiction
Enjoy binge-worthy cases of deception and murder and spine chilling true crime with our new True Crime Reading Guide.
Knit ‘n’ Lockdown
Fay suggests digital knitting and crafting resources as well as charities you can support with your crafting efforts.
Phoenix: A Celebration of Creative Wellbeing exhibition
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.
International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8 March each year. This global day connects women around the world and aims to inspire them to achieve their full potential. The day celebrates the collective power of women past, present and future. The 2019 the theme is Balance for Better This year we are spoilt for…
We all have ambitions of starting the year afresh. We meant to make time during our holidays to have a good go-through the house and garage, chuck out all the junk, and reorganise it all beautifully. Oh but there are so many more tempting things to do than tidy up on a summer's day and…
Motherhood Missed: Stories from Women Who Are Childless by Circumstance – NZ launch
An evening with Dr Lois Tonkin discussing her book Motherhood Missed is on on Tuesday 27th November 6pm Spark Place, He Hononga | Connection, Ground Level, Tūranga. You are invited to hear Dr Lois Tonkin who has written a book honouring women who are childless by circumstance. She has interviewed women who are straight, gay, partnered and…
Be an Eco-Champ for Science Week
Start championing the environment. Become an Eco Champ - here's how: This year's Primary Science Week (14-18 May) is where the action is. Have a look to see how you can take part. Find something that is important to your school Record observations like the number of pieces of litter picked up on the beach…
Remembering the Wahine Disaster – 10 April 1968
The Wahine Disaster took place fifty years ago. Today we reflect on the loss of fifty one people on the 10th of April 1968.
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