QUIZ: Christmas time in Ōtautahi Christchurch by cclstaff December 2, 2021 This month the quiz focuses on Christmas time in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Christmas resources, events and information Here are some resources to help you with our questions: Library catalogue Papers Past canterburystories.nz Christchurch Street and Place Names November quiz: Christchurch Show Day celebrates Canterbury’s official anniversary as a settlement. Unfortunately Covid has meant cancellation of the A&P Show for the second year in a row. Test your knowledge on the annual show. It is time to make those gifts for Christmas. At what dewey number would you find our books on Christmas craft?A: 746.32B: 745.5941C: 745D: 746The YMCA Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve in Ōtautahi/Christchurch first began in which year?A: 1908B: 1948C: 1950D: 1960As seen in The Press Family Christmas Shopping Guide, 19 December 1961, the shop Du Feu and Co Ltd, on Colombo Street, specialised in selling?A: GlassesB: WatchesC: FootwearD: GiftsWhat a Christmas present! The Margaret Mahy Playground was opened for the first time on 22 December in which year?A: 2012B: 2013C: 2015D: 2017Which of the first four ships arrived in Lyttelton port just after Christmas?A: RandolphB: Sir George SeymourC: Charlotte JaneD: CressyUsing our Papers Index answer the following: Who was the author of the Press article “Santa in town for big parade” in 1995? https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/papers-index/A: Petrovic, HansB: Jordan, R. W.C: UnknownD: Robinson, Philip L.Holly Road in Ōtautahi/Christchurch can be found in which of these suburbs?A: HalswellB: MerivaleC: New BrightonD: Upper RiccartonOn Christmas Eve 1971 (exactly 50 years ago), “Christchurch Star” page 20, advertised a 3 bedroom house in Riccarton for sale. How much was the house advertised for?A: $13 900B: $33 900C: $88 900D: $122 000The Christchurch City Mission is particularly busy at Christmas providing a Christmas tree for Ōtautahi/Christchurch, food parcels and support. In 2021 they are unable to provide their Christmas day lunch for 1000 guests. What year did the Christchurch City Mission start work in Ōtautahi/Christchurch?A: 1899B: 1929C: 1945D: 1970Who is the author of children's Christmas book “Te Kirihimete I whakakorea”?A: Gavin BishopB: Isobel Joy Te Aho-WhiteC: Donovan BixleyD: Sacha CotterNameThis 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.