21 September 2021
An upcoming exhibition exploring the ancient art of female tattooing in Fiji is being presented by the University of Canterbury’s new Pacific artist in residence.
17 September 2021
Opening in Women’s Suffrage week, a special exhibition titled ‘Margaret Stoddart, Garden Scene’ is highlighting the connection between Canterbury artist Margaret Stoddart and famous suffragist Kate Sheppard.
02 September 2021
The University of Canterbury and University of the South Pacific, with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, are partnering on a unique research project to help Pacific countries and the global community understand how climate change will impact the Pacific, and how indigenous knowledge can help Pacific communities to adapt.
01 September 2021
A new book by University of Canterbury historian Madi Williams offers a fresh perspective on the history of Polynesia during the medieval period, focusing on Aotearoa New Zealand, Chatham Islands (Rēkohu) and Easter Island (Rapanui).
19 August 2021
University of Canterbury's Associate Professor Jeremy Moses, Dr Geoffrey Ford and Dr Sian Troath explore NZ's political and economic barriers to regulating autonomous weapons in a new article on The Conversation.
18 August 2021
This review contains minor spoilers for the first six episodes of Nine Perfect Strangers. Nine Perfect Strangers is a polished take on wellness culture that is less “eat the rich” than “pass the Kool-Aid”. Adapted from Liane Moriarty’s bestselling 2018 novel, it takes place at a secretive, high-end wellness retreat called Tranquillum, an on-trend Scandi dream of bare light wood and open spaces overseen by a mysterious Russian woman, Masha (Nicole Kidman).
16 August 2021
An award-winning University of Canterbury music student will be joined on stage by his mentor and professor when they tour the country with a new show over the next few weeks.
03 August 2021
The latest release from international, Christchurch-based, percussionist Justin DeHart, Landfall, is a deep dive into the possibilities of percussion, inviting listeners to soak up the creative ideas of nine innovative New Zealand composers.
27 July 2021
Over 50 students and University of Canterbury music staff, including singer/songwriter LA Mitchell, perform music from the 16th century to today at the university’s second annual Gala Concert at The Piano: Centre for Music & the Arts on 2 August at 7pm.
09 July 2021
The University of Canterbury is a proud principal partner of the WORD Christchurch Festival 2021, which is set to spring forth with stories, histories, ideas, poetry and song, 25-29 August.