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Whakahoki kōrero! Have your say!

Whakahoki kōrero! Have your say!

Christchurch City Council has just begun consultation on proposed changes to the city’s Long Term Plan. These will affect the levels of service we provide to you, more specifically our opening hours, what we can offer to school children and the programme of events and activities we put on for the visiting public.

Please follow the links below to find out more and have your say on the proposals.

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RIP Bill

RIP Bill

All of us at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū were very saddened to hear of the death of Bill Hammond over the weekend. Bill’s contribution to the art of Aotearoa New Zealand was original and unforgettable and he occupied a special, beloved place within the arts communities of Christchurch and Lyttelton.

A Bird in the Hand

A Bird in the Hand

The Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation is honoured to assist the Gallery in acquiring Bill Hammond's Bone Yard Open Home for its permanent collection. But, we need your help!

A Quick Q&A with James Oram

A Quick Q&A with James Oram

Over lockdown, Ōtautahi artist James Oram made a new work for our online exhibition Spheres: An Online Video Project. I asked him a few questions about the making of the work, which is up on our website until the end of October.

Two Big Names in New Zealand Art open at Christchurch Art Gallery

Two Big Names in New Zealand Art open at Christchurch Art Gallery

Visitors to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū can experience exhibitions by two renowned New Zealand artists in August.

Lick by Tusiata Avia

Lick by Tusiata Avia

 Tusiata Avia reads her own poem Lick, written in response to the work of the same name by Angela Tiatia, in the exhibition Te Wheke: Pathways Across Aotearoa at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.

Wind the tape back by Danielle O'Halloran

Wind the tape back by Danielle O'Halloran

Danielle O'Halloran reads her own poem, Wind The Tape Back, written in response to the exhibition Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

Lanu Moana by Ana Mulipola

Lanu Moana by Ana Mulipola

Ana Mulipola reads her own poem, Lanu Moana, written in response to the exhibition Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

Permaculture by Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i

Permaculture by Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i

Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i reads her own poem Permaculture, written in response to the exhibition Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.

E Tuna by Sarah Maindonald

E Tuna by Sarah Maindonald

Sarah Maindonald reads her own poem, E Tuna, written in response to the exhibition Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

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