Taxi driver, Ted Wright, and Sid Hoskins, with a Blue Star fleet taxi which has been altered to accommodate two wheelchair users. 3 October 1990. The 1988 Ford Fairline, acquired by Blue Star taxis, was altered (at a cost of $65,000) to allow two wheelchair users and four other passengers to ride in comfort. Rather…
Christchurch is celebrating the Antarctic Season Opening with events celebrating Christchurch's role as one of five Antarctic Gateways in the world.
Christchurch City Libraries hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. Dr Benjamin Reese Jr shares his wisdom of almost fifty years working with unconscious bias, including as Vice President of Institutional Equity at Duke University and the Head of the Duke University Hospital System.
The Positive Ageing Expo will be held at Papanui High School on Monday 30 September, and promises to be a fun day combining information about services for older adults. Entry is free, and there will be entertainment on site.
Come 28 September, you'd best gather the dust from your walking shoes as The Breeze Walking Festival hits Christchurch's streets and trails once again. The Breeze Walking Festival goes through to 13 October, and there will be lots of special events to celebrate walking.