Heritage Week 2016

Beca Heritage Week took place from 14 to 24 October 2016. The theme was "Hidden histories - Our stories unearthed”.

Christchurch Photo Hunt

During the month of October Christchurch City Libraries ran its annual heritage image photo competition, this year with the theme ‘Hidden histories — Our stories unearthed’.

Entries were added to online digital repository, Kete Christchurch.

Library events during Beca Heritage Week

During Heritage Family Day and Christchurch Arts Centre visitors enjoyed library heritage items on display and learned about our annual Photo Hunt.

Library staff hosted a very special storytimes session filled with classic stories, rhymes and songs aboard the Botanic Gardens Caterpillar.

View our photos from Beca Heritage Week 2016.

Storytime on the caterpillar
Story time on the caterpillar. Sunday 16 October 2016. File Reference: 2016-10-16-IMG_6476

Find out more about Christchurch heritage

Our heritage resources provide you with information about Christchurch’s history, its people and places and also help in finding out about your own heritage and family history.

More information

Previous Heritage Week celebrations

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