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Christchurch City Libraries
work PO Box 73045,
Christchurch 8154,
New Zealand.
workp: +64-3-941-7923

Reconnect: Experience Heritage 2013

Reconnect is a one–off event celebrating the heritage of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. It runs from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 October.

There are walks and talks and tours throughout the weekend. Buildings included in the tours include the Old Government Building in Cathedral Square, Grubb Cottage in Lyttelton, St Mary’s in Halswell, Big School at Christ’s College and Riccarton House.

Victoria/Market Square Tour

Join local historian Dr Geoff Rice and Christchurch City Libraries staff for a historical tour of Market Square (now Victoria Square). This focuses on some of the buildings, activities and individuals associated with the Square from Christchurch’s early days. Bookings are required. Maximum of 20 people.

Christchurch Photo Hunt 2013

The Christchurch Photo Hunt is back! Share photos of 20th century Christchurch and help build a photographic archive.

Christchurch City Libraries Reconnect events

Find out more about Christchurch heritage

Christchurch City Libraries’ heritage resources provide you with information about Christchurch’s history, its people and places and also help in finding out about your own heritage and family history.

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Previous Heritage Week celebrations

Heritage Week is scheduled to return in 2014.