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Tūranga - Heritage Highlights: "Dear Sir: Please remove your pig..."

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM


Heritage Highlights:  "Dear Sir: Please remove your pig.."

Exploring the life of an Inspector of Nuisances in early Christchurch through the CCC Archives.

The Inspector of Nuisances had a lot more to deal with than roaming pigs!

Join CCC Archivist Annabel Armstrong-Clarke as she explores the wide-ranging challenges experienced daily by this 19th Century Council Officer.

Presenter: Annabel Armstrong-Clarke
Christchurch City Council Archivist

When: 10.30am - 11.30am  - but come early and grab a cuppa from 10.15am

Where: Auaha Hīhī/ Spark Place, Ground Floor Tūranga
Ages: Recommended for adults
Cost: $FREE  
Bookings required: Book online here

See also the popup exhibition No. 1 Pumphouse 544 Tuam Street 
1 to 11 April

Have you ever wondered how Christchurch City disposed of its sewage and household waste back in the late 19th century?

Take a look at the pop-up exhibition on Tuakiri featuring plans and drawings of the Waterworks Pumping Station No. 1 now digitised on Canterbury Stories.

Location: Tūranga - Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2

    Suitable for:
    Teens (ages 12-18)
    Adults (ages 18+)
    Speakers and presentations
    Community groups in the library
    Local and family history

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