Waitangi Day 2015

Kia ora. We hope you enjoy Aotearoa's national day - Waitangi Day (Friday 6 February). All our libraries are closed, but the Digital Library is open and there is plenty of Waitangi-related material to explore. Rapaki Marae citizenship ceremony. Photo supplied by Christchurch City Council. Flickr: 2014-02-06-Citizenship6Feb2014PR-0111 Explore our pages: Te Tiriti o Waitangi Waitangi…
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Recent necrology, January 2015

Some well-known people who have died recently Ian Athfield, 1940-2015 Eminent New Zealand architect whose whimsical and eclectic designs both offended and inspired John Bayley, 1925-2015 Oxford professor whose memoir of his marriage to Iris Murdoch was turned into a hit film Anita Ekberg, 1931-2015 Former Miss Sweden, branded a sex goddess for her performance…
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