Report on DeRay Mckesson's talk on #BlackLivesMatter at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View, Monday 26 August 2019.
#BlackLivesMatter: DeRay Mckesson at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View Monday 26 August 2019.
The Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga is on from Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September 2019. The Festival (formerly Adult Learners' Week/He Tangata Mātauranga) is a UNESCO initiative supported by the Tertiary Education Commission, and by adult and community education providers. It incorporates International Literacy Day on 8 September each year.
Be in to WIN a family pass to see the magical Royal New Zealand Ballet stage production of Hansel and Gretel! The prize is a ticket for two adults and two children to attend The Royal New Zealand Ballet production of Hansel and Gretel on Saturday 24 November, 1.30pm at the Isaac Theatre Royal. Get your hands dirty with flour and water, paint and glue! MAKE or BAKE a gingerbread house, inspired by the story of Hansel & Gretel. Work together with your friends or family on this fun and creative challenge – just in time for the school holidays.
The winners for this year’s New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults will be announced at a ceremony at Te Papa next week (Wednesday 7 August 6.30pm). They are curious and want to know What New Zealand children's book changed you growing up?
It's time to browse the brochure, it's time to light the lights! The New Zealand International Film Festival in Christchurch has been launched. Check out all the films on show. It's on from Thursday 2 August to Sunday 19 August. Tickets go on sale this Friday 19 July.
Come to Lyttelton for Ka Awatea – A Celebration of Matariki, and Winter Wanderland from 23 to 30 June.
If, like me, you are curious about Christchurch architecture and buildings, Open Christchurch is going to be a treat. It runs from Sunday 30 June to Saturday 7 September, with one event per week over winter. It's bought to you by Te Pūtahi: Christchurch Centre for architecture and city-making.