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About jonmoake1968

Senior Library Assistant at Ara Institute of Canterbury.

Conservation Week: 14th-22nd September 2019

Nature needs us….. Saturday the 14th September marks the start of Conservation Week here in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Conservation Week is a series of events across the country around a central theme, in 2019 the theme is “Nature Needs Us”…. This year is … Continue reading

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Are you looking for work? Do you have a disability?…then join us for free pizza!

Ara Institute of Canterbury and Workbridge, New Zealand’s largest organisation that works with disabled people to assist them into work have formed a new partnership.  The purpose of the partnership is to help get Ara students into work.  If you … Continue reading

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Edible Book Competition 2019: All hail the victorious winners….

Here are the winning entries for the 2019 Ara Edible Book Competition: Best in Show:     Little Yellow Digger– Sherelle King Most imaginiative:     The case of dancing sandwiches– Julie Humby Most delectable looking:     Feathers for peacock– Deidre Fraser Best interpretation of … Continue reading

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Photos of the 2019 Edible Book Competition entries

Ara Library are proud to present the 2019 Edible Book Competion in the Atrium at City Campus from 10 am this morning. We have had a wide and eclectic mix of entries this year, with over 35 entries from various Ara … Continue reading

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The 2019 Edible Book Festival…

Fashion a book out of food… Ara Library will be hosting an Edible Book Festival event on Monday 12th August- and we would love for you to play your part!   What is an Edible Book? We need you to put your … Continue reading

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Library closed for Queens Birthday Holiday, Monday 3rd June 2019

All Ara library branches will be closed on Monday the 3rd June as we celebrate the Queens Birthday holiday. Here is some more information about the Queens Birthday celebration. Background The official head of state of New Zealand is the Monarch … Continue reading

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Library hours over the Easter Weekend/ANZAC Day break

All campuses of Ara Institute of Canterbury will be closed over the Easter break. We will also be closed on Thursday 25th April to observe the ANZAC Day commemorations. The following are the hours at our City campus, Madras Street campus. Our … Continue reading

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