Christmas takes place on 25 December each year. This page links you to information on this celebration, Christmas resources at the library, images and websites.
We have the following Christmas related information:
- Holiday hours
- Christmas events at the library
- Christmas in Christchurch and Canterbury
- Christmas music, food and crafts
- Christmas for kids
- Holiday programmes
New Zealand Christmas
- Kiwi Christmas
- Stories from NZ History.net which illustrate what Christmas is like in this part of the southern hemisphere.
- NZ Post Christmas
- Find out the mailing dates for Christmas cards and packages, plus Santa’s address for letters or send him a message from the website.
- New Zealand Christmas Songs
- From New Zealand Folk Song.
- Project Crimson trust
- Project to save the pohutukawa and rata which are considered to be New Zealand’s Christmas trees and are under threat from possums and development.
Images of New Zealand Christmas
- Christmas photographs
- Photos from our collections.
- Hay’s Parade
- More photos from our collection.
- Christmas time
- A Christmas set from our Flickr collection.
- Christmas in Christchurch
- A DigitalNZ set of Christchurch Christmas images.
- Santa and me
- A DigitalNZ set of images of people with Father Christmas.
- Christmas parade
- A DigitalNZ set of Christmas and Santa Parade pictures.
- Christmas Collection
- Classic New Zealand film and television moments from NZonscreen.com.
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- Christmas cooking
- Christmas crafts
- Christmas decorations
- Christmas films
- Christmas music (recordings)
- Christmas stories