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Storywriting competitionEvery picture tells a story - writing competition

The winners have been announced. Entrants were inspired by amazing images by young photographers. Read the winning and highly commended poems, drabbles, and short stories.

Posted 14/08/14

MatarikiBecome a published writer!

This is your chance to get your talent recognised and become a published writer! Submit your original writing to Re-Draft by 30 September 2014.

Posted 06/08/14

Bicultural signage for voting Vote!!!

Have you turned 18? It is time to enrol to vote. Find out about your political rights and why voting is so important.

Check out Lorde’s YouTube videos on the subject!

Posted 29/07/14

OverDrive for teensOverDrive for Teens

Browse the libraries’ free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens. There are no fines because items return themselves automagically!

Posted 15/07/14

Popular Music LibraryPopular Music Library

Stream popular music including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, rock and soundtracks through the libraries' new online resource Popular Music Library.

Posted 11/07/14

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Zinio for libraries logoMore eMags in Zinio

The libraries’ emagazine platform, Zinio for libraries, now has even more titles available for you to download, read and keep - almost 300 and more than thirty of them are New Zealand titles.

Posted 03/06/14

DR G logoGot questions? Ask Dr G

Dr G is here to provide support and suggestions for any genuine problem you may have with health, sexual health or relationship issues. The service is supported by experts from the Canterbury District Health Board.

Updated 09/06/14

Photo of red guitar@442 Tuam Street

There’s a new venue in town: @442 Tuam Street! It’s a place for youth to hold concerts, band practice, workshops and events. Make sure you check it out.

Posted 06/05/14