Jennifer is amped for the launch of Gavin Bishop's new pukapuka 'Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes' - one of the early events of WORD Christchurch Festival 2021.
Kia ora and welcome to our Makerspace Blog. We may not be able to do Makerspace at the library currently, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun at home! Today's edition has an Anzac Day theme.
Simon Pollard talks about the wonders of Woodlawn Cemetery. This was one of the tiny lectures in the Cabinets of Curiosities at WORD Christchurch.
'I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast!" - Part one of the conclusion of A cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch 2019. Rachael King on tattooing.
This Friday 30 August at the Rutherford’s Den Lecture Theatre (7.30pm to 9pm,) WORD Christchurch is proudly presenting: 'A Cabinet of Curiosities: Tiny Lectures of the Weird and Wonderful.' This delectable set of short, intimate and certainly unusual talks suitable for all ages, is being hosted in one of Lord Rutherford's former lecture theatres. Hosted by experts and amateur enthusiasts alike, such as Simon Winchester - British adventurer and author, Rachael King - WORD programme director and writer, Lana Coles - History and art enthusiast, Simon Pollard - science writer, and Tracy Farr, recovering scientist and novelist, this is a show I personally don't want to miss!
Next Monday 13 May 8pm to 9pm at The Piano, WORD Christchurch is proudly presenting Markus Zusak, the Australian author who encourages our imagination with Young Adult titles such as The Book Thief and The Messenger.
Do you like ghosts and ghouls? Do you look for the 'thing' that's hiding under the stairs in the dead of night? Do you like worms, squirms, and other icky things? Well we have some news for you... In anticipation for the up coming movie "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween," where yet another lot of fabulous…
Everyone loves and appreciates different forms of music; whether it's through singing, playing your favourite instruments and singing along, or by simply listening and feeling the heart of the music. The amazing thing about music is that you can hear it in any language and yet still feel the passion and story behind it. Waiata…
An original story about Matariki that draws on the themes of Toitū Ngā Mahinga Kai o Matariki – Sustainable Natural Resources of Matariki. The kaupapa (focus) for Matariki 2018 is sustainable natural resources of Matariki – Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi and Ururangi. These whetū (stars) are connected to food that is grown in the earth, food that…
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