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04 MAY

NEXT EVENT VOL 23

PechaKucha Night Christchurch and Heritage New Zealand present:

PechaKucha Night Christchurch vol 23

A PechaKucha Night at Isaac Theatre Royal!

Tickets on sale now 

 

WHERE: Isaac Theatre Royal, 145 Gloucester Street

WHEN: Doors 7.30pm, Starts at 8.20pm

 

We have been very lucky to collaborate with some amazing partners over the years, and this event is no different. Hosted in Christchurch’s latest restoration victory, we invite you to think about heritage differently under the delicately restored dome of the Isaac Theatre Royal.
 
As always our speakers are diverse and engaging. While our theme sits within heritage, the presenters have taken liberties within this and topics you can expect on the night range from:

Huia Pacey// Maori Heritage Advisor// on maunga and a little bit of magic

James Arps// Architectural Graduate// on ‪#‎history‬ ‪#‎architecture‬

André Lovatt// CEO Arts Centre// on the restoration of heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

Katharine Watson// Archaeologist// on a womble's view of Christchurch

Jenny May// Architectural Historian and Heritage Planner// on the inside story...

Catarina Gutierrez// Founder Cycle CHCH// on a brief history of cycling in Christchurch


//BEER BREAK//


Rosemary Baird// Oral Historian// on the problem with selfies

Claire Baker// CoCA Gallery Manager// on conversations about contemporary art and culture

Lucy Jane Walsh// Digital Archivist// on CEISMIC and four stages of psychological response to a disaster

Lizzie Meek// Conservator, and Programme-Manager Artefacts, Antarctic Heritage Trust// on making history unforgettable

Simon Palenski// Amateur Historian// on the Arcades Project

Lloyd Carpenter// Maori Academic// on Food Stores and Living Supply Depots – Waihora, Tuwharekai and other hidden Māori Heritage

 

Please join us from 7.30pm on Monday 4th May. Tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite and these events always sell out so get in quick!

  

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Featured Presentation

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Tracy Farr

Writer in Wellington

Waves

PRESENTED ON AUG 28, 2014
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 20

Recovering marine biologist now writer Tracy Farr spins connections between  waves and theremins. 

Connecting the waves of the Ocean, and the unknown that it holds, to the waves of sound, and the beauty that it produces. 

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The Essence of Life

BY JOSE GOMEZ
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Artist and philosopher Jose Gomez explains the essence of life through his artworks and other artworks that inspire him.

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New Pilgrims See Opportunity

BY TRENT HILES
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Local artist and community activist Trent Hiles instroduces past, present and future community art initiatives, in Habour Basin, Lyttelton, New Zealand.

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Complimentary Currency

BY TIM TAYLOR
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Tim Taylor talks about the benefits and reward of complimentary currency and the negative side effect of national currency. Complimentary currency is a voucher meant to be used as a complement to another at a local level.

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The Supper Club Project

BY JUSTYN STROTHER
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

“Open up the doors, cook, let strangers come — this is the only way we can ward off ruin.”

Justin Strother tells a story of moving to the bottom of the world. She speaks about her journey to find a place to live in the little town of Lyttleton, New Zealand and her food and warmth-filled path to finding a cure to loneliness.

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Cake for Greatness

BY RUSHANI BOWMAN
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Rushani Bowman shows kindness to her friends and community by baking them cakes. She is making  the world a better place one cake at a time. 

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A Chosen Future

BY MARGARET JEFFERIES
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Margaret Jefferies speaks how everything in the world is interconnected to each other. Every negative or positive choices can change our world in a very influential way. She explores a way to positively change the world through our communities.

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The Positive Food Dream: Now a Reality

BY GIULIO STURLA
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Giulio Sturla, a chef of Roots Restaurant, in Lyttelton, New Zealand, talks about the connection between nature and food. By understanding nature better, people will get a greater understand and appreciation for food. 

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People living a life they love- a journey to finding a home and self-expression

BY LAUREN BLISS MERRITT
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Lauren Merritt explains that we shouldn't focus on fixing things. Through her inspiring experience in Central Africa and in her home, she learned that we should just do what we love and others will follow

 

CHRISTCHURCH Blog

The Supper Club Project

“Open up the doors, cook, let strangers come — this is the only way we can ward off ruin.”
Justin Strother tells a story of moving to the bottom of the world. In “The Supper Club Project” from PKN Christchurch Vol.22 she speaks about her journey to find a place to live in the little town of Lyttleton, and her food and warmth-filled path to finding a cure to loneliness.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Netta Egoz

    Lyttelton based community Lawyer by day but fill in the spare hours on the radio via RDU 98.5fm (Chch), working with the Christchurch Transitional Architecture Trust, volunteering at various community projects and now helping run PechaKucha Christchurch!

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