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PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol.39: Hidden Stories

27/04/2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A deer bone out of place, an upwardly mobile Waimate housekeeper, a secret WWII construction; stories suppressed, stories not yet written, the stories behind the stories.

In collaboration with Heritage New Zealand and the New Zealand Archaeological Association, PechaKucha Night Christchurch brings you an engrossing evening of Hidden Stories.

For Archaeology Week 2019, PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol.39 will be held in the Christchurch Town Hall, newly restored and sparkling.

WHEN: Saturday 27 April (7pm door opens, 7:30pm event starts)
WHERE: Limes Room, Christchurch Town Hall

Speaker Lineup:

Emily Fryer // Conservator // A Rainbow Gone Mad: Protecting and Conserving the Patrick Hanly Mural at the Town Hall

Abigail Hurst // Writer & Architect // Telling Architecture (the Hidden Stories of Buildings)

Robyn Burgess // Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga // A ‘top secret’ hole in the ground and other hush hush war-time construction in Selwyn

Nicholas Cable // Archaeologist // The Avon River – What Lurks Below

Janneth Gil // Photographer & Engineer // Photography: A Tool for Social Change

Clara Watson // Archaeologist // A bone with an unusual story

Olivia Spencer-Bower // Photographer // Every project has a story to tell


Kris Herbert // Journalist & Storyteller // How ‘Our Stories Project’ is turning oral history into an experience

Jessie Garland // Archaeologist and Artefact Analyst // London and Paris House: a touch of fancy in the frontier city

Abby Suszko // Kaiārahi Māori // Tangata Tiriti: The hidden story of the importance of te Tiriti to you.

Katharine Watson // Archaeologist // Miasmas and malaises

Christine Whybrew // Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga // Finding Emily Phillips

Andrew Boyd Barber // Urban Designer // Looking back to now

(PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture)


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Christchurch Town Hall
86 Kilmore St
Christchurch, New Zealand
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