Saturday 22 February 2020 is the ninth anniversary of the 2011 quake. There are events to commemorate those we lost; and places where the community can come together to reflect and remember.
I keep an eye out during the year for cool covers and flash-as book production. Here are my five 2019 standout moments in New Zealand publishing:
Tūranga opened on Friday 12 October 2018. Join us for birthday celebrations on Saturday 26 October (Labour weekend). Saturday's activities include: Christchurch Big Band Festival performances 1pm to 3pm The Christchurch Big Band Festival will be putting jazz into the party on Saturday! Alpha Bot demonstration 11am to 12noon, 2pm to 3pm Swing by and…
Tūranga opened on a rather nippy Friday 12 October 2018. Since that first day, we have welcomed more than 1,026,403 people to our five-storey library, handily located in Cathedral Square.
Christchurch is celebrating the Antarctic Season Opening with events celebrating Christchurch's role as one of five Antarctic Gateways in the world.
October 2019 is a big month for Christchurch City Libraries. It marks the first year of the opening of Tūranga and the first birthday of the Discovery Wall.