Explore local history - the people and places of Ōtautahi.
Mar 8th | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Book your free spot in a preview of the Drawing Connections exhibition.
Mar 9th | 12:00am - May 19th | 12:00am
An exhibition using the architectural drawings of Cecil Wood to explore the cultural and historical context of Ōtautahi's built environment.
Mar 5th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mar 6th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the vibrant past of Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region that extends back many hundreds of years before 1850.
Trace your family history. Includes records from U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Only available in libraries.
Annabel the Archivist reports on the latest digitised additions from the CCC Archives.
Located on Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2 of Tūranga the Archives are a rich collection of primary sources on the city’s history.
The 1974 Commonwealth Games were known as the Friendly Games. They took place in Christchurch from 24 January to 2 February 1974.
Wesley Mauafu being filmed at Middleton Grange for short film "Youth aspirations for mental wellbeing." An image from the Discovery Wall.
Stall for the Coptic Orthodox Church with Egyptian food at Culture Galore in Ray Blank Park, 2023. An image from Canterbury Stories.
Mana Motuhake by Fayne Robinson. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. CCL-DW-119631. An image from Canterbury Stories.
Can you help us to identify any of the students pictured above? They were primers 3 & 4 at Christchurch East School in 1965.
Children at Linwood Kindergarten, participate in the social custom of expressing their affection with gifts on Valentine's Day.
Explore interesting and unusual facts about summers past and present in Canterbury!
How much do you remember about the 1974 Commonwealth Games? Test your sporting knowledge with our online quiz.
Work your way through the 12 local history questions of this quiz loosely based on the famous Christmas song.