Wednesday 11 November
Everything old is new again
Thursday 17 September 2020 to Sunday 13 December 2020
New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington
Six of our most prominent artists — John Pule, Séraphine Pick, Sarah Munro, Lisa Reihana, Heather Straka and Mel Baldwin – have made new, or have provided existing artworks based on original Turnbull collection items. This exhibition highlights the contemporary relevance of the Alexander Turnbull Library, 100 years after it first opened.
Part of: ATL 100
Wellington as we were – Archival footage from the last century
Tuesday 27 October 2020 to Saturday 14 November 2020
Te Ahumairangi, National Library Wellington
Explore Wellington as it was. This special compilation features unique and recently preserved footage of Wellington – from the seat of Government to the coolest little capital. The footage will be playing on loop during Library hours.
MESH, reading, and more — Northland Secondary PD Day
Wednesday 11 November 2020, 9:30am to 2:30pm
Pompallier Catholic College
Join us at another professional development day for our Northland secondary school library networks. We'll investigate MESH education, get creative with DigitalNZ, and brainstorm ideas to encourage keen readers.
Fight for the Forests: The Pivotal Campaigns that Saved New Zealand’s Native Forests
Wednesday 11 November 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Taiwhanga Kauhau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington
Hear Paul Bensemann talk about the ‘Save Manoupori’ campaign. From small beginnings, a much larger movement grew. Bensemann’s book ‘Fight for the forests’ was a finalist in the 2019 Ockham NZ Book Awards.
Part of: Friends of the Turnbull Public Programme — 2020