Christchurch Heritage Festival

Christchurch Heritage Festival

The Christchurch Heritage Festival is an annual festival held in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula to celebrate the heritage of our district. Christchurch Heritage Festival 2021 is on from Saturday 9 October to Monday 25 October (Labour Day). The theme is "People and Place - our stories revealed".

Library Events

Celebrating your stories: Highlights from Chch Photo Hunt

Sep 27th | 12:00pm - Nov 14th | 12:00pm
Various libraries
View images from the annual Christchurch Photo Hunt from 2008 through to 2020.

Photographs: Chch City Libraries Digital Heritage Collection

Oct 1st | 9:00am - Oct 31st | 5:00pm
Exhibition: Photographs from our digital heritage collection - entries in previous Christchurch Photo Hunts or Christchurch Star Archives.

Sea and Shore of Akaroa

Oct 7th | 10:00am - Oct 30th | 1:00pm
Exhibition: Historic images of Akaroa sourced from library collection & featuring recent acquisitions from the Jan Shuttleworth Collection.

Sea and Shore of Whakaraupō: Diamond Harbour

Oct 11th | 10:00am - Oct 30th | 1:00pm
A selection of images from the collection of Christchurch City Libraries featuring people and places in and around Diamond Harbour.

Christchurch Unearthed exhibition

Oct 9th | 10:00am - Oct 29th | 6:00pm
This Underground Overground Archaeology exhibition tells the stories of artefacts found during archaeological excavations in Central Chch.
Picnic at Governors Bay

Sea & Shore of Whakaraupō: Past times in the harbour

Oct 9th | 10:00am - Oct 30th | 1:00pm
An exhibition of images from library collections, many sourced from previous Photo Hunts, showing activities on and near the water.

Christchurch Photo Hunt 2021

October is our Christchurch Photo Hunt month, running Friday 1 October to Sunday 31 October.

Christchurch Heritage Festival

Events include:

Check out the full programme for event details.
Events may change or be cancelled depending on alert levels, taking into consideration Government advice about COVID-19.

Back to Top