“I started writing this when I was 17”: An interview with Christchurch writer Jack Hartley

All the other days by new author Jack Hartley is fresh off the printing press, and the book launch is happening at Tūranga on Monday 26 November 6pm. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. This week Jack Hartley filled me in on why he writes Young Adult fiction and what it means…
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Inside the Four Avenues – exhibition opens Wednesday 21 November, 5.30pm at Tūranga

Nearly eight years on, the yearning for a vibrant city centre still persists, but there is hope. Hope captured in the moments of collective celebration; the intimacy between two young students; the connection between friends and neighbours as they work, live and play - all within the boundaries of an inner city reinventing itself. In…
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NZ Bookshop Day 2018

Saturday 27th October is New Zealand Bookshop Day. Hurrah for the bookshop! There will be events, great deals on books and competitions too. Events Scorpio Books What: Author talks and readings, as well as an evening literary quiz. Author talk with Dr Simon Pollard at 10.30am (Simon is a spider biologist and award-winning author of The Genius…
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Step into a River of Words

River of Words featured in the House of Travel Botanic D'Lights last month, and an 18 metre wide version is now installed for six months at 110 Cashel Street, projecting on to the vacant wall of 112 Cashel Street.  River of Words has been developed by artist John Maillard from Ara (Programme leader, Photography), installed by…
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Tūranga, your new central library, will open on Friday 12 October

The $92.7 million five-storey facility is set to become the most modern public library in the southern hemisphere and the largest in the South Island. It is located at 60 Cathedral Square (on the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Streets). It will be the flagship for the Christchurch City Libraries network, supporting 19 community, digital…
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