Local History

Local History

Explore local history - the people and places of Ōtautahi.


Hāngi at Wainoni School. 1990. Christchurch Star archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-01052A

Reflections of the East photo exhibition

May 2nd | 12:00pm - Jun 30th | 12:00pm
Picturing past times in Linwood and its surrounding neighbourhoods through a digital photographic exhibition.

Spotlight on: Treasure from the Archives

Jun 1st | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
See treasures from the library archives and get expert advice on how to preserve your family papers and photographs. Free, bookings required

Heritage Highlights: As Far As the Eye Can See!

Jun 28th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join our Local History Librarian for a talk about E Wheeler & Son’s 1881 panorama photographs of Christchurch as seen on Canterbury Stories.

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