Ngā Kōrero Auaha – Creative stories

Ngā Kōrero Auaha – Creative stories

We talk to creators who have made things happen with Christchurch City Libraries Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi


Listen to Ngā Kōrero Auaha - Creative Stories, a Christchurch City Libraries podcast series highlighting events and stories from our community.

Episode 1: Esports

Bridie Anderson from Upper Riccarton library talks to Henry Lawton from Victory Up – an online tournament site for gamers - about online gaming, especially in libraries and the League of Legends tournament. The transition of gaming from hobby to sport is discussed along with the impact and success of this move.

Transcript - Esports

Visit our page on League of Legends.

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eSports at Tūranga


Watch stories from our customers of how they use the library to be creative.

The Burdetts use Taupuni Oro/Ataata Audio/Video Studio at Tūranga to record Lorelei's story

Lorelei and Rosanne Burdett talk about their experience using the Taupuni Oro/Ataata Audio/Video Studio, located on Auahatanga | Creativity, Level 4 at Tūranga, to record an audio version of Lorelei's book Mummy Why Did You Lie in the Middle of the Road? about her mental health journey.


So Many Stories - PlainsFM

Join us on PlainsFM radio to discover what our libraries are all about – connecting people, inspiring discovery, & enriching communities.

Meet the Makers - Kea Aerospace and Remix Plastic

Bonnie talks about two innovators who have used creative resources at the library to get their businesses off the ground.

Libraries keeping pace with changing face of sport

There was great enthusiasm from a group of young Esports players who got to unbox & try out new keyboard & mice at Upper Riccarton Library.

My Library

My Library - Jeffrey Huffadine

Jeffrey is a keen customer of Tūranga. He has visited over a hundred times. He answered questions about what it means to him.

My Library - Robyn Chandler, Manager Literacy Christchurch

Robyn Chandler, Manager of Literacy Christchurch, talks about libraries.

My library – Rachael King

Writer and Programme Director of WORD Christchurch Rachael King talks to librarian Donna Robertson.

My Library - Philip Trusttum

The painter Philip Trusttum talks to librarian Joyce Fraser about libraries.

My Library - James Daniels

James Daniels, radio host of The Breeze, shares his thoughts about libraries.

What have you made at the library?

We'd love to hear your stories about making stuff at the library, and see your photos - so we can share with the wider community.
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