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20 years: Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement 20 years: Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement

Today at Tuahiwi Marae, Ngāi Tūāhuriri are hosting Hui-ā-Iwi 2017, and Ngāi Tahu are coming together to reconnect and celebrate.
Today at Tuahiwi Marae, Ngāi Tūāhuriri are hosting Hui-ā-Iwi 2017, and Ngāi Tahu are coming together to reconnect and celebrate.

Carving Demonstration & Kōrero with Karl… Carving Demonstration & Kōrero with Karl…

Dec 2nd | 10:30am - 12:30pm
See local expert, 'Karl the carver' give a live carving demonstration using Oamaru Stone at Spreydon Library.Learn about carving technique a…
See local expert, 'Karl the carver' give a live carving demonstration using Oamaru Stone at Spreydon Library.Learn about carving technique a…

Wāhine at Tuahiwi, North Canterbury Wāhine at Tuahiwi, North Canterbury

Photograph taken at a 1922 hui in Tuahiwi to discuss the Ngāi Tahu land claim (which was eventually settled on 21 November 1997).
Photograph taken at a 1922 hui in Tuahiwi to discuss the Ngāi Tahu land claim (which was eventually settled on 21 November 1997).

Paemanu: Ka Nohoaka Toi Paemanu: Ka Nohoaka Toi

Ngāi Tahu artists have transformed CoCA Gallery with an exhibition marking twenty years since Te Kerēme, the Ngāi Tahu Claim, was settled.
Ngāi Tahu artists have transformed CoCA Gallery with an exhibition marking twenty years since Te Kerēme, the Ngāi Tahu Claim, was settled.

Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards

See the finalists and winners in the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards.
See the finalists and winners in the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards.

Podcast - The New Zealand Wars Podcast - The New Zealand Wars

Episode from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia about official commemoration of The New Zealand Wars, 28 October.
Episode from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia about official commemoration of The New Zealand Wars, 28 October.

Tī Kōuka Whenua Tī Kōuka Whenua

Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.

Tātarakihi - Children of Parihaka Tātarakihi - Children of Parihaka

Ahead of a special screening on 5 November, Janna discusses this powerful documentary about the legacy of the Parihaka invasion.
Ahead of a special screening on 5 November, Janna discusses this powerful documentary about the legacy of the Parihaka invasion.

Waka, Okain's Bay: Picturing Canterbury Waka, Okain's Bay: Picturing Canterbury

Taken on Waitangi Day, 1977 at the opening of Okain's Bay Museum. Image from Kete Christchurch.
Taken on Waitangi Day, 1977 at the opening of Okain's Bay Museum. Image from Kete Christchurch.

What’s in a name? A whole story! What’s in a name? A whole story!

Our libraries all have te reo Māori names that tell a story about our places and people.
Our libraries all have te reo Māori names that tell a story about our places and people.

Maka Makomako, Chief Of Tūāhiwi Maka Makomako, Chief Of Tūāhiwi

The late Maka Makomako, a Ngāi Tahu chief of Tūāhiwi, Kaiapoi and one of the signatories of The Otago Purchase of 1844.
The late Maka Makomako, a Ngāi Tahu chief of Tūāhiwi, Kaiapoi and one of the signatories of The Otago Purchase of 1844.

Stars of storytelling Stars of storytelling

Hei whakanui i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori/ to celebrate Māori Language Week, Christchurch City Libraries teamed up with Te Reo Wainene o Tua.
Hei whakanui i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori/ to celebrate Māori Language Week, Christchurch City Libraries teamed up with Te Reo Wainene o Tua.

Mai rānō – Way back when… Mai rānō – Way back when…

Learn some Māori words associated with gardening in Janna's post about her history with mahi māra.
Learn some Māori words associated with gardening in Janna's post about her history with mahi māra.

A WWI story in letters: The Last Maopo A WWI story in letters: The Last Maopo

Angela reads the touching story of war, love and a Ngai Tahu soldier's unknown legacy.
Angela reads the touching story of war, love and a Ngai Tahu soldier's unknown legacy.

Podcast - Indigenous women in leadership Podcast - Indigenous women in leadership

The latest episode from Speak up - Kōrerotia featuring local women talking on the topic of leadership, with recommended reading.
The latest episode from Speak up - Kōrerotia featuring local women talking on the topic of leadership, with recommended reading.

School Holidays: Te Reo reading for kids School Holidays: Te Reo reading for kids

recommended by ChristchurchLib
Crush boredom i ngā hararei kura with some of these awesome reads all in Te Reo Māori.
Crush boredom i ngā hararei kura with some of these awesome reads all in Te Reo Māori.
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