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Western News: September 11, 2018

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18 Tuesday September 11 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi WESTERN NEWS Your favourite places... Ballantynes, CoCA Gallery, Rollickin’ Gelato, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Little Brews Espresso, Scorpio Books, Mecca Maxima, Little High Eatery, Isaac Theatre Royal, Fat Eddie’s, C1 Espresso, O.G.B ...in the City Centre. As told by the people of Christchurch. pocketsofawesome.co.nz #explorechristchurch STRATEGY/CNZ/0022/TP From local partners who love Christchurch:

WESTERN NEWS Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday September 11 2018 19 Email anan.zaki@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Tuesday, 10-10.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd, Sockburn Storytimes/Wā Kōrerō Tuesday, 10.30-11am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Rds Babytimes - Bilingual English/Mandarin Tuesday, 11-11.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play in English and Mandarin. This is a free session. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Citizens Advice Bureau – Fendalton Tuesday, 2-5pm Citizens advice bureau provides free and confidential advice to everyone. They take the time to listen to you and equip you with the information, options and support that fit your needs. It is in an office inside the building entrance. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Rds Citizens Advice Bureau – Hornby Tuesday, 9am-5pm Citizens Advice Bureau provides free and confidential advice to everyone. They take the time to listen to you and equip you with the information, options and support that fit your needs. They are in an office inside the building entrance. Hornby Library, 8 Goulding Ave JP Clinics at Fendalton Library and Te Hapua Halswell Centre Tuesday, 10am-1pm A justice of the peace is on site to take declarations, affidavits and affirmations, to witness signatures on documents and to certify document copies. The JP can witness citizenship applications and rates rebate applications. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, and at Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Knit ’n’ Yarn Tuesday, 10am-noon Take along your knitting, crochet or any portable craft and Go Well Group – play Rummikub. Thursday 1-2pm. Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub – an exciting, interactive strategy game. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Rds. join the friendly group for an hour or two of companionship and crafting. Beginners most welcome. Hornby Library, 8 Goulding Ave Merrin Primary School Kapa Haka Wednesday 2-3pm Celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) with a performance by the children of Merrin Primary School kapa haka group. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd, Sockburn Knit ’n’ Yarn Thursday, 1-3pm Go along to the sitting room in the library for a relaxing afternoon. Take your knitting, crochet, stitching or any other handcraft and enjoy the company of others. Share skills and be inspired. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Bookbuddies – Roald Dahl Day Saturday, 10.30-11.30pm Do you enjoy reading? Do you fancy trying something new? Would you like to share your thoughts about books? Do you want to read more? Are you unsure what to read next? Bookbuddies is a book group for eight to 11-year-olds. Each week’s session is themed with different activities and books. Sessions are on during term time, but not in the first week of term. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Chinese ESOL Club Monday, 1–2.30pm This club is for Mandarin speakers who would like to practice English in a relaxed, pressure-free environment. Every week they have a different themed topics to guide conversational practice. Go and join the friendly group any time. Free, no bookings required Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd