Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


New exhibition explores QEII Park’s past & future

Media Release

New exhibition explores QEII Park’s past and future

There’s a rare chance to explore the history and development of QEII Park, Christchurch's flagship sports and leisure complex, at a free exhibition at Our City O-Tautahi from Monday 27 June until Friday 8 July.

Find out how the Park has grown over the years since it opened for the 1974 Commonwealth Games, and relive some of your memories with a rare chance to look back at original archive materials from the Games and the Park, including memorabilia and film clips. You can also send your views about Park's future direct to Christchurch City Council, on the spot, using the 'Have Your Say' workstation.

The exhibition runs alongside public consultation on the future of QEII Park. The Council has developed a draft concept plan, setting out ideas for protecting the character of the Park and shaping its use over coming years. Rather than setting out what will happen, the plan is designed to anticipate what could happen, ensuring that the Council has guidelines in place to make sound and sustainable decisions when it needs to.

If you don’t get chance to see the exhibition, you can find out more about the consultation by picking up a free brochure about QEII Park and the concept plan from Council offices, or see www.ccc.govt.nz/haveyoursay. The Council wants your comments and ideas on the proposed plan by Friday 8 July.

Our City O-Tautahi is opposite Rydges Hotel on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street in the central city, open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news