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02 MAR

NEXT EVENT VOL 26

PechaKucha Night Christchurch volume 26 will be set amongst the giant spray cans of the Spectrum Street Art Festival. Attendees will have a chance to see the whole exhibition while enjoying a drink and catching up with some of Christchurch's most interesting and creative people.

Wednesday 2 March 
Doors open 7.30, PechaKucha starts at 8.20pm

We have teamed up with some of Christchurch's best food and beverage vendors to keep you well refreshed throughout the night: Cassels & Sons// Cakes by Anna// Bread Club// Canterbury Cheesemongers

Speaker line up: 

Hannah Beasley / Project Director - In The Loop ChCh / The Value of Creativity 

Adrien Taylor// Journalist // on telling the story of 30 Million people in a sinking country 

Wongi// Artist// on EpheMURAL 

Giora Dan// Photographer// on the architecture of photography 

Josie Ogden Schroeder// CEO YMCA / On Hedgehogs at the YMCA 

Sam Ellis // Baker // on breaking bread 

Beer Break 

Michael Trengrove // Managing Director, Code Club Aotearoa // on why learning to code is child's play 

Rosee Hodgson // Solutions to Child Poverty Advocate // Who You Know and How You are Known 

Brindi Joy // Author, Producer and Communications Executive // on the art and inspiration of true stories 

Netta Egoz// Lawyer and PechaKucha Organiser// on the rookie's guide to eco DIY 

Christopher Butlin & Arthur Machado// Entrepreneurs // on limitless expressions of time 

We mentioned this was a special event for us, and we are very excited that two of our organizers will soon be heading over to Tokyo, for the PechaKucha Organiser's World Summit. 3 days of workshops and strategic planning with organisers around the world, all working towards the common goal, of spreading the PechaKucha, quick fire spirit around the world. This non- profit, volunteer run, grassroots event is now happening in 800 cities around the world! We want to show everyone,how Christchurch does it, and learn exciting new ideas to bring home to you all.

What have we got to share? Well, here is a snapshot of PechaKucha Night in Christchurch: 
*2-3 PechaKuchas from each event make it to PechaKucha of the day, circulated globally through social media 
*2 top PechaKuchas of 2014 
*PechaKucha Night Christchurch featured City of the week 
*Organiser Netta Egoz featured in PechaKucha People 
*Active member of global community including contributing to Global fund

$3 from every ticket sold will go towards our fundraising to help towards conference costs. $1 from every ticket will go to the PechaKucha Global Fund, to help the organisation continue running across the globe. Every other cent covers the hire and design costs of the event.

PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architects

 

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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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A Letter to Christchurch...From Your Ambassador

BY ERICA AUSTIN
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

When Erica Austin studied post quake Christchruch as part of her architecture degree in Auckland, she immediately feel in love with the city, and decided to move down to become an ambassador for everything that makes it special. Now she is immersed in the city-making movement, connecting people who want to rebuild the ciy better than before. This is her letter to those people, and the city. 

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Llamaverse Presents Disenchanted: An Original Musical

BY CHLOE MARIA
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

Student Chloe Winstanley tests out some plot ideas for her own original devised musical.

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Oh My Gaga

BY CATHARINE LILLEY
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

There's more to Lady Gaga than her pop music. Catherine Lilley dissects the cultural importance of Gaga's world, and the normalization of the marginalised. 

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Why "Grown-ups" Need Story Time Too

BY SHARON MOREHAM
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

Storyteller Sharon Moreham weaves a story around her journey into storytelling, sending us to far off lands, meeting far out characters and opening our minds to the importance of storytelling for kids and adults alike. 

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Persian Cats and Their Many Uses

BY LUCY MACILQUHAM
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

Bone fide Persian cat expert Lucy Macilquham gives a crash course in the many uses for this illustrious furry campanion

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Ubu

BY GEORGE PARKER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

Pataphysicist Ubu, the guardian of the Gym, storms the stage to give the audience an education on the surreal

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Should Have Known Better

BY T'NEALLE JOIE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

20 life lessons in 20 seconds each. Hand drawn and delivered to you by T'Nealle

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NZ's First Community Led Wind Farm Development

BY CHRIS FREEAR
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

A community own wind farm is in the making, just north of Dunedin, New Zealand. Chris Freear, the director of Bueskin Energy Limited tells us the story of how it became apparent that this community needed to take back its power over the energy they use

 

CHRISTCHURCH Blog

PechaKucha People: Netta Egoz

This week the Pechakucha People Spotlight shines on Netta Egoz of Christchurch New Zealand, whose role as PechaKucha City ORganzier plays a key part in her community's "city-making movement''. In addition to PKN organizer and presenter extraordinaire she's also a community Lawyer AND spends her spare hours on the radio via RDU 98.5fm (Chch). 

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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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