QUIZ: A warm and wintery quiz by cclstaff June 1, 2021 Quiz: Warm and wintery This June we look back at events and all things warm or wintery in Ōtautahi/ Christchurch. Explorers Scott and Amundsen raced to reach the South Pole. Where is Captain Scott’s statue located in Ōtautahi and what was the date of its original unveiling?Cathedral Square, 1917The Botanic Gardens, 1912The Antarctic Centre, 1915Corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street, 1917Which of these events happened on 1 June 1862 in Ōtautahi/ Christchurch?Christchurch Hospital opens in Hagley ParkThe Royal Princess Theatre re-opens as the first Theatre RoyalThe Sign of the Kiwi opensChristchurch Cricket Club formedWhich of these coal range manufacturers/brand was Christchurch based?Shacklock/OrionBrinsley & Company/ChampionScott Brothers/AtlasBarningham/ZealandiaŌtautahi/Christchurch is the gateway to the Antarctic. Our Antarctic connection began in 1955 with Operation Deep Freeze when US aircraft flew to McMurdo Station. Archives relating to Operation Deep Freeze at Christchurch City Libraries relate to which Task Force?United States Navy Task Force 43Navy Task Force 1Air Force 1Military Task Force 40We can keep warm by using cookbooks from the library to cook something warm and delicious. At what dewey numbers would you find cookbooks on pies and cookbooks on soups?641.8652 and 641.813641.22 and 641.5946637 and 641.6374641What gifts from the people of Christchurch did Robert Falcon Scott write letters of thanks to the Town Clerk about? (The Letters have been digitized and are held by Christchurch City Libraries)Animal ornamentsClothing and sheepSheep and a mounted horseshoeCamera gearThere is occasionally some snowfall in winter in Ōtautahi/ Christchurch but what year's snowfall came to be known as “the big snow”?1970200119921901What website, created by Christchurch City Libraries in 1981, can you use to find ski clubs in Canterbury?FacebookKete ChristchurchChristchurch City LibrariesCINCHIce skating in Christchurch had its beginnings at the Centaurus Road Ice Rink in Cashmere. What year did this facility close?1983198019502010Christchurch City Libraries runs a number of courses and activities to keep you warm and busy this winter. From our website, what knitting events could you join?Knit ’n’ yarn held in different branch libraries every dayCrochet and chat in different branch libraries every dayCroch-etWool gatheringCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close Can you tell me more about this webform submission? The contents of this webform are sent to library staff via email. We recommend that you do not submit confidential information (like your library card number, passwords or credit card information). If you need to share confidential information with library staff, we suggest that you use other channels of communication, such as the telephone.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. This information will be submitted via email. Learn More about sending data over email.