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From Linwood to Sumner – the East is where it's at…
“So much has come out of the East. Music like Flying Nun, Pacific Underground, Scribe. And then there’s the artists and poets – Rita Angus, Denis Glover… the list is too long”

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The East of Christchurch is a diverse place. From the inner city suburbs like Linwood and Aranui, out to the beach side communities of New Brighton and Sumner, there’s a rich heritage of creativity that flows through the neighbourhoods. Aranui has been home to some of our most beloved musicians and singers including Ladi6, Scribe, Pacific Underground and Roger Shepherd of Flying Nun. The beach suburbs have also nurtured some of Aotearoa’s most creative souls – Rita Angus, Ramai Haywood, Denis Glover, all lived in, and were inspired by the coastal community. The East is also the birthplace of some of our best known broadcasters including Miriama Kamo, Stacey Morrison, and Mike Hosking. And where would New Zealand literature be without the likes of the late Keri Hulme who was a student at Aranui High.

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11.02 2023

Nostalgia Festival

12:00 PM - 11:00 pm
Nostalgia Festival is returning to Ferrymead Heritage Park on Saturday 11th of February 2023.
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