Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Journey to Tūranga

Changes and developments of the library in the Central City over time, finally arriving at our current building of Tūranga at 60 Cathedral Square.

Tūranga

23 June 2018

Tūranga still under construction and showing the artwork Tūhura by Morgan Mathews-Hale and Riki Manuel on the west facing wall on Colombo Street.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

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Imaginative artwork - likening of a real fossil

What a brilliantly creative place i might move in!!

This building is amazing

Books

Yes a beautiful day.

nice sky

A great image capturing the development of this iconic building in the central city.

The Library buildings from the Hereford Street bridge

1897

Situated on the corner of Hereford Street and Cambridge Terrace on half an acre of land, the Library opened in 1863.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square South

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Margaret Mahy storytelling at the Christchurch Festival

16 March 1984

A group of children listening to Margaret Mahy storytelling at Canterbury Public Library as part of the Christchurch Festival.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Canterbury Public Library Building

30 August 2011

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Kete Christchurch

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Arts Festival events at Canterbury Public Library

27 February 1978

Canterbury Public library staff member, Pat Smith, with a selection of toys made available for people to play with during the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Central Library Peterborough

11 July 2012

Front exterior of Central Library Peterborough.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Packdown of Central Library Manchester

4 September 2018

This photo was taken in the second week of packing up Central Library Manchester, during the move to Tūranga.

Creator: Alison Rodgers

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

Source: Alison Rodgers

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Tūranga, under construction, 2017

3 December 2017

View across Cathedral Square showing the new library building, Tūranga, under construction, with Novotel Hotel on the right.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

Source: Kete Christchurch

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Entrance to Tūranga at dusk

October 2018

View of the entrance to Tūranga at dusk with the building lit up, taken from the Cathedral Square entrance.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

Contributor: MG Karthik in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

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