Category Archives: Events

Take a survey about the cost of textbooks and win!

Does the cost of textbooks affect which courses you choose? Do you rely on the library having copies and not buy textbooks yourself? Do you feel that lack of access to textbooks affects your grades? Give your feedback in this … Continue reading

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Celebrate Te wiki o te Reo Māori this week and take the #hono challenge and learn your pepeha

Ara is celebrating Māori Language Week during 9-13 Mahuru 2019. Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language week is Aotearoa’s annual week-long celebration of the Māori language. It is the one week when we get to focus on the beauty and importance … Continue reading

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Tongan Language Week

This guest blog is contributed by Georgie Archibald, Learning Advisor Pasifika: Mālō e lelei, this week from 1-7 September we celebrate Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga – Tongan Language Week! It’s an opportunity for us to celebrate the language … 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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