Find out about the current exhibitions at Tūranga, and what's coming up.
Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery located on Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2 houses exhibitions that reflect the cultural identity and history of Christchurch and Canterbury.
Coming up on Saturday 10 June
Kiri and Lou at the Library
Saturday 10 June – Sunday 22 October 2023
Explore the world of feelings, friendship and stop-motion animation
Kiri and Lou at the library is an exhibition exploring the world of feelings, childhood emotions, friendship and stop-motion animation.
It's on at Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery, Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga from Saturday 10 June to Sunday 22 October 2023.
Kiri and Lou are the stars of a cool TV series for kids that's made right here in Ōtautahi.
Kiri and Lou at the LibraryJun 10 | All day
Kiri and Lou at the Library | Oh my spikes!Jun 10 | All day
Kiri and Lou at the Library | Special Storytime with Olivia…Jun 10th | 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Kiri and Lou at the LibraryJun 11 | All day
Kiri and Lou at the Library | Oh my spikes!Jun 11 | All day
Kiri and Lou at the LibraryJun 12 | All day
Oh my Spikes! Opening weekend fun
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June
Kiri and Lou at the Library invite you to explore the exhibition, watch episodes on the big screen, try a papercraft or follow a themed scavenger hunt during our fantastical opening weekend!
Saturday 10 June 1pm to 1.45pm: Special Storytime with Olivia Tennet
You are warmly invited to join our special storytime at Tūranga, celebrating Kiri and Lou at the Library with well known New Zealand dancer and actor Olivia Tennet.
Olivia is the real life voice of yellow dinosaur Kiri.
Join us for a morning of fun and adventure, in Tautoru / TSB Space, Hapori / Community, Level 1
Free, no bookings required
Saturday 10 June 2.30pm to 3.30pm: Family Makerspace Craft
Hapori / Community, Level 1
Free, no bookings required
More Kiri and Lou
- Kiri and Lou books in the library catalogue
- Learn about stop motion animation with the animators from Kiri and Lou
- See more photos of Kiri and Lou wā kōrero / storytimes
- Official Kiri and Lou website
- Watch Kiri and Lou at TVNZ on demand
- Watch Kiri and Lou on YouTube
- Listen to Kiri and Lou songs on Spotify
- Kiri and Lou on Facebook and Instagram
Exhibitions on He Hononga | Connection, Ground Floor, Tūranga
Outstanding Polish Women
Saturday 13 May - Sunday 11 June
He Hononga | Connection, Ground floor, Tūranga
An inspiring exhibition profiling stories of Polish women who have made a mark on the world through their work, as well as those who have had the heart and courage to change the world for the better.
The exhibition features winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature Wisława Szymborska and Olga Tokarczuk; legendary physicist and chemist Maria Skłodowska-Curie; pioneering surgeon Maria Siemionow; socio-political leaders Irena Sendlerowa and Anna Walentynowicz; artist Olga Boznańska; mountaineer Wanda Rutkiewicz; sailor, traveller and naval architect Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, and last but not least - the Polish Suffragists.
This exhibition is organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Wellington, in conjunction with the Polish Association in Christchurch.