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Introduction to Local History Introduction to Local History

May 9th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A 6 week course covering Māori heritage, immigration, how to research the history of your house and more. Bookings required, $15 per person.
A 6 week course covering Māori heritage, immigration, how to research the history of your house and more. Bookings required, $15 per person.

Pūtoi - Family learning time Pūtoi - Family learning time

Apr 28th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tūranga
Every month learn about a different kaupapa Māori (Māori subject) in a whānau-friendly environment. This month's session is about mokihi.
Every month learn about a different kaupapa Māori (Māori subject) in a whānau-friendly environment. This month's session is about mokihi.

Reading to dogs Reading to dogs

Book a session at a library - your child can read to a furry friend and have fun while improving their reading skills.
Book a session at a library - your child can read to a furry friend and have fun while improving their reading skills.

ABC Yoga for Kids ABC Yoga for Kids

Apr 24th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Linwood Library at Eastgate
Share a gentle journey through the alphabet. Read along with Wendy and move with the animals and our yogi extraordinaire! Bookings required.
Share a gentle journey through the alphabet. Read along with Wendy and move with the animals and our yogi extraordinaire! Bookings required.

International Tabletop Games Day International Tabletop Games Day

Apr 27th | 11:00am - 3:00pm
Celebrate International Tabletop Games Day with us at Tūranga. Enjoy our great selection of games - something for everyone!
Celebrate International Tabletop Games Day with us at Tūranga. Enjoy our great selection of games - something for everyone!

Introduction to Family History Introduction to Family History

May 6th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Six-week course on NZ family history research that introduces you to key resources, both paper and online. Bookings required, $15 per person
Six-week course on NZ family history research that introduces you to key resources, both paper and online. Bookings required, $15 per person

Capture your story Capture your story

May 8th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to make a video about your family history using photos, documents, and family stories. Book now for this 6-week course, $15 per person
Learn to make a video about your family history using photos, documents, and family stories. Book now for this 6-week course, $15 per person

Big Bargain Book Sale Big Bargain Book Sale

Our 2015 book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre Friday 20 & Saturday 21 March.
Our 2015 book sale is on at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre Friday 20 & Saturday 21 March.

Les Petits Kiwis Festival: Public Talk Les Petits Kiwis Festival: Public Talk

May 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet famous French authors and illustrators Clotilde Perrin and Eric Veillé as they tour New Zealand as part of Les Petits Kiwis Festival.
Meet famous French authors and illustrators Clotilde Perrin and Eric Veillé as they tour New Zealand as part of Les Petits Kiwis Festival.

Less Snoring, Better Sleep, More Energy! Less Snoring, Better Sleep, More Energy!

Come & hear Tess Graham, author of Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, talk about the easy steps to QUIET, restful sleep and more energy.
Come & hear Tess Graham, author of Relief from Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, talk about the easy steps to QUIET, restful sleep and more energy.

Kit from the Great War Kit from the Great War

Exhibition of Christmas cards, uniforms and equipment of New Zealand soldiers when they landed in Gallipoli in April 2015.
Exhibition of Christmas cards, uniforms and equipment of New Zealand soldiers when they landed in Gallipoli in April 2015.

Sustainable Living Series Launch Sustainable Living Series Launch

Feb 10th
Come along to a series of public talks, workshops, and storytimes - all with a focus on sustainable living.
Come along to a series of public talks, workshops, and storytimes - all with a focus on sustainable living.

Best and Worst Children's Books of 2014 Best and Worst Children's Books of 2014

Bob Docherty from Bob's Books. Panel discussion on the latest reads. Holiday Reading List.
Bob Docherty from Bob's Books. Panel discussion on the latest reads. Holiday Reading List.

Adrian Hayes: WORD Christchurch Adrian Hayes: WORD Christchurch

Apr 4th | 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Tautoru/TSB Space, Level 1, Tūranga
WORD Christchurch brings you a presentation from climber, extreme adventurer and sustainability campaigner Adrian Hayes. Buy tickets now!
WORD Christchurch brings you a presentation from climber, extreme adventurer and sustainability campaigner Adrian Hayes. Buy tickets now!

Kā Huru Manu exhibition and events Kā Huru Manu exhibition and events

Jan 27th - Apr 28th
Tūranga
Immerse yourself in an historical journey and explore the Māori place names of Canterbury and Banks Peninsula.
Immerse yourself in an historical journey and explore the Māori place names of Canterbury and Banks Peninsula.

Spectrum Street Art Festival Spectrum Street Art Festival

Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch from 14 Feb. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.
Oi You presents Spectrum Street Art Festival in Christchurch from 14 Feb. Explore our street art resources, with a focus on the local.
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