Katzenjammer Castle, New Zealand International Exhibition, 1906-7: Picturing Canterbury

N.Z International Exhibition 1906-7. No. 8 -Katzenjammer Castle. [Dutch, Photo] Smith & Anthony Limited. 1906 - 1907 Named after a German term which can be rendered as "confusion", the Katzenjammer Castle was a common sideshow attraction found at exhibitions and amusement parks in many countries throughout the Edwardian period. After purchasing their ticket, visitors would…
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WORD Christchurch: An evening with Zadie Smith

On Wednesday night at Christchurch's beautifully restored Town Hall, Zadie Smith, one of this generation's most important literary voices, took the mic at a WORD Christchurch event, her only New Zealand appearance. A writer apart In her introduction, WORD Christchurch director, Rachael King, quite justifiably described Zadie Smith as being on her dream literary festival…
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Ordinary treasures, Extraordinary exhibition

Extraordinary – from the collections of Alexander Turnbull Library is an exhibition running at Te Pito Huarewa Southbase Gallery, Tūranga, Saturday 9 November 2019 to 9 February 2020. Christchurch City Libraries is honoured and excited to take part in Alexander Turnbull Library's centenary celebrations by creating the exhibition Extraordinary – from the collections of Alexander Turnbull Library. The purpose…
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