See, learn and experience
Darkly elegant paintings and prints by contemporary artist Brent Harris will feature in his first Christchurch exhibition, Towards the Swamp.
Spring fairs, a rare glimpse inside an historic mansion undergoing restoration, and the chance to explore heritage hot spots in the central city are some of the highlights of this year’s Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival.
Redwood Library will open its doors on 7 October following repairs and refurbishment.
A 16-metre tall Pasifika sculpture is being installed in Rauora Park this week, becoming the newest public artwork to light up the central city.
Imaginative young minds can wander into a meadow to find a lion – via a very big book – during celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Mahy’s magical tale.
The former Christchurch home of suffragist Kate Sheppard is going to be used as a heritage venue and educational centre where people can learn about trailblazing New Zealand women.
The Christchurch Memorial Returned and Services Association (RSA) intends to apply for resource consent so it can move the Citizens’ War Memorial to Cranmer Square.
Redwood Library will remain closed in order to carry out more repairs.