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Next Event

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23 NOV

NEXT EVENT VOL 21

Our final event for 2014 marks a coming of age for PechaKucha Night Christchurch. And what better way to celebrate than have a garden party!

We are excited to be hosted in the Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre. This contemporary architectural gem has already attracted global award nominations and sits in the stunning setting of the Botanical Gardens, which will be in full springtime bloom.

Join us on Sunday 23 November for a night of quick, fun and informative talks.

Doors will open 7.30pm, PechaKucha kicks of at 8.20pm.

Bar and snack facilities will be on site.

Tickets go on sale Friday 31 October and will be available from Eventbrite. We will send you a reminder when they go on sale. Capacity will be strictly limited and it will sell out so if you have friends or family who are interested in our events and are not on our mailing list please let them know they should sign up now! 

Speakers announced when tickets go on sale. Like our facebook page to be kept up to date. Follow us on Twitter to join our conversation!

Want to speak at our next event? We still have a few presenter slots available. If you have a great idea, project and topic you would like to talk about, please contact organiser@pechakucha-chch.org with a brief pitch of your talk as well as some sample photos.

Need a PK fix now? Presentations from our last event, and previous events, are online now on the Global PechaKucha website. Watch, learn, share away!

Photos from our events and posters are online at our Flickr page.

PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.

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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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New Zealand's Bestiary

BY PHILLIP ARMSTRONG
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Beastiary is a book that describes animals one by one. Phllip Armstrong and colleagues created New Zealand's first beastiary and here he talks us through it.

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Bookwallah: travelling libraries on Indian trains

BY NIC LOWE
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Nic Lowe tells us about the travelling library he carried across India with other fellow writers. Sharing the adventures that both Inidan and Austrailian writers expeirenced. Riding the trains, and experiencing tough conditions, different ideas, and making friends along the way. 

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Girls with plaits: what I learnt from Laura Ingalls Wilder

BY RENATA HOPKINS
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Renata Hopkins relfects how lessons she learned from Anne of Green Gables are now changing the way she views the world from her own children's lens.

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The interest I don't put on my CV

BY ANDREW GUNN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

TV screenwriter Andrew Gunn reveals to us his dirty little secret- a love for the model train!

Gunn expresses his love for model trains, that allows him to esacpe into a fantasy world, that he loves since he was a child. Going into depth by comparing his job as a script writer for children films, and how safe both worlds feel. 

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Zombies and community crowdfunding

BY BRYNA O'BRIEN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Bryna O'Brian works with Boosted, a New Zealand crowdfunding site for the arts and hypothesises on why crowdfunders are just like zombies. They want your braaaaaains. 

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I Want to Talk about Sex

BY KATIE COWAN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Penny Hall's SOS project has frank and open discussions about sex, most porbably like you have never had them before. www.sosproject.info

Going into the depth of human relationships with one another, and allowing the idea that sex is a good thing, and not something to be scared or ashamed of. 

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Ronald Hugh Morrieson vs KFC

BY MELANIE OLIVER
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Gallery curator Melanie Oliver reflects on one of her literary heros, Ronald Hugh Morrieson, and the tributory festival she organised for him at a local KFC. 

Celebrating the late New Zealand author, fans of Ronald Hugh Morrieson celebrate his works and who he was as person and artist.

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Antarctic time travel

BY BEC MCMASTER
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Icefest exhibition director Bec McMaster takes us through a time travel of Antartica. 

The Antartic forest will hopefully get peoples attention and enlightening others to think about themselves and how they live everyday. 

 

CHRISTCHURCH Blog

I Want to Talk about Sex

“At the moment our culture doesn’t really allow us to talk about sex.”
Katie Cowan wants us to talk more about sex. And in “I Want to Talk about Sex” from PKN Christchurch Vol. 20, she goes into depth on reasons how sex can be a great thing, and how open and frank discussions about sex can only help bridge the void between men, women, and their partners.

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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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