News

Latest news from your library.

This page has a listing of all our recent news items. Older items can be viewed in our News Archive. 

Thursday 19 September 2019

Kaitiakitanga at Richmond Library

In the final event of our Focus On The Environment talks, Renee Thomas will be speaking about mana whenua iwi, the concept of kaitiakitanga (guardianship) and what it means for Māori and the wider community.

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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Extinction Rebellion

Climate change is a hot topic and often in the news. However, it can often be hard to know what to do, or how to engage with climate change in a productive way.

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Tuesday 17 September 2019

Introduction to Pilates

Experience a free introductory Pilates session at Richmond Library with experienced Pilates teacher, Tania Huddart.

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Monday 16 September 2019

Whio, Our Blue Duck

What do you know about whio, the blue duck endemic to New Zealand?

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Thursday 12 September 2019

Driven By The Wind at Richmond Library

Unfortunately, Karen is unwell so this talk has been cancelled.

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Tuesday 10 September 2019

School Holiday Fun

The October School Holidays are just around the corner.  As usual we have a host of exciting events running in our libraries with fun for all the family!

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Monday 9 September 2019

Helping Abel Tasman

In this fascinating talk, Bruce Vander Lee will be talking about the work Project Janszoon is doing to restore the ecology of Abel Tasman National Park.

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Thursday 5 September 2019

Tasman’s Freshwater Fish

Learn about Tasman’s freshwater fish from a local expert. Trevor James is Tasman District Council’s Senior Resource Scientist and has been involved in monitoring and management of river water quality and aquatic ecology for almost 27 years.

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Wednesday 4 September 2019

I Spy … At Your Library

At a loss to know what to read next? Or maybe there are just too many options and it’s hard to choose? We have the solution!

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Tuesday 3 September 2019

Festival of Adult Learning

As part of 2019's Festival of Adult Learning, Motueka Library is holding a series of events which will get you acquainted with your library.

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Wednesday 28 August 2019

Book Launch at Richmond Library

Local author Elizabeth Coleman is launching her latest book, It Doesn’t Take a War: A Life Forever Changed by The Hyde Railway Crash, at Richmond Library on Thursday 29 August from 5.30pm-6.30pm.

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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Focus on the Environment

Throughout September, Richmond Library is focusing on the environment.

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