Christchurch Pride

Christchurch Pride Week is nearly here. The new and updated Pride website is up and the aesthetic is as you'd expect - rainbow hued! The 2019 programme is a smorgasbord of spectacle including several events here at Tūranga, an exclusive film screening of Boy Erased, a Rainbow Market, cabaret, rugby, dance, drag, and dog walking. The…
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Seaweek 2019

Have you ever wondered where all the water goes when it rains? Have you ever wondered what happens when anything other than water ends up in the river or swamp? All that water - and anything that's in the water - ends up in the sea. That shouldn't be a problem, after all, it's just…
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Legacy of Chinese food in Christchurch – The Chan Family

Upper Riccarton Library is hosting an exhibition of photos of Chung Wah Restaurant from Saturday 26 January to Friday 8 February. Celebrate the history of an iconic Christchurch restaurant through this special photographic exhibition, and share your fond memories in a sign in book.  The Chan Family Mr Toi Yee Chan came to New Zealand from China…
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Chung Wah, Armagh Street: Picturing Canterbury

Exterior of Chung Wah restaurant at 121-123 Armagh Street. 18 May 1985.  Upper Riccarton Library will host an exhibition of photos of Chung Wah Restaurant from Saturday 26 January to Friday 8 February.  Do you have any photographs of restaurants in Christchurch in the 1980s? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition…
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Chinese Celebrations in Lunar New Year华人农历新年的庆祝活

Lunar New Year is celebrated in some Asian countries such as China, Korea and Vietnam. Although there are similarities, the festival celebrations, practices and traditions can vary from country to country.  For the Chinese, this festival is also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year. It is the biggest traditional festival in China…
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Chung Wah II, the Biggest Chinese Restaurant in New Zealand in 1984 – photographic exhibition 中华大酒楼历史图片

Upper Riccarton Library will host an exhibition of photos of Chung Wah Restaurant from Saturday 26 January to Friday 8 February. Celebrate the history of an iconic Christchurch restaurant through this special photographic exhibition, and share your fond memories in a sign in book. Chung Wah Restaurant was the biggest Chinese restaurant in New Zealand…
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