- View of work on new Central Library site - webcam
- Photos of construction
- Christchurch City Council rebuild information on the new Central Library
- Read the article in uncover huraina issue 7
- Read it in the PDF version of uncover huraina issue 7 [6.5MB PDF]
NZ's biggest 'touch wall' on books for Tūranga Newsline, 29 January 2018
Smart technology booked in for new city library Newsline, 7 December 2017
- Introducing Tūranga 29 November 2017
- Council decides name for new central library, 28 September 2017 [media release]
- Watch the star.kiwi video: The Central Library’s amazing features and proposed new name 26 September 2017
- Watch the introductory video
New Central Library, after dark. ^DR pic.twitter.com/xA6AuxWQ37
— ChChCityLibraries (@ChristchurchLib) September 5, 2017
New Central Library taking shape in city centre Newsline, 30 August
Spark signs on as library, knowledge centre partner Newsline, 9 May
Thursday 8 December: New central library taking shape Newsline
Another milestone in the construction of Christchurch’s new central library was reached today when the first pre-cast concrete panel was lifted into place.
View more photos.
Foundations laid for a 21st century knowledge centre
The concrete pour for new Central Library's foundations took place today, Wednesday 26 October 2016.
— ChCh City Council (@ChristchurchCC) October 25, 2016
At work on the new Central Library right now. ^DR pic.twitter.com/CJhkLXvGqG
— ChChCityLibraries (@ChristchurchLib) October 10, 2016
— ChChCityLibraries (@ChristchurchLib) August 11, 2016
4183 - Central Library Establishment Manager (Fixed Term) applications closed 24 July 2016.
The oversized astro turf lounge suite has moved from Gloucester St. Now on the north east side of Cathedral Square! pic.twitter.com/APnlgjZ8M1
— ChCh City Council (@ChristchurchCC) June 23, 2016
Development of Christchurch's new Central Library has marked another big milestone, with Christchurch City Council confirming Southbase Construction Ltd. as the preferred contractor. Read New Central Library is ready to go, Christchurch City Council media release, 14 March 2016.
Preparatory groundworks on the New Central Library site in Cathedral Square started on 22 February.
Strong interest in building New Central Library - press release 24 June 2015.
New Central Library site
The site for the New Central Library was cleared. Here are some photos of progress of the demolition of the Camelot Hotel.
Camelot Hotel demolition timelapse 12 June 2015
New Central Library in the news
- New Christchurch Central Library's first foundations poured Jamie Small, The Press, Wednesday 26 October 2016
- Input wanted for $85m central library Lois Cairns, The Press. Saturday 22 March 2014
- New $85 million library inches closer Ashleigh Stewart, The Press. Friday 21 March 2014
- $89m for central library ‘hub of knowledge’ The Press. Saturday 24 August 2013
- Cost doesn’t match library vision Rachel Young and Lois Cairns, The Press. Wednesday 14 August 2013
- Debate over city library, sports hub Rachel Young and Lois Cairns, The Press. Tuesday 13 August 2013
- Plans for $89m central library Lois Cairns. The Press. Monday 12 August 2013