This weekend, Cathedral Square will host Explore Antarctica – a family fun day to welcome the international programmes and showcase the city’s wealth of Antarctic connections.
Saturday 5th October will give you:
SNOW! This is your chance to get your hands on snow in the central city and build your own snowman!
❄️ A taste of the icy continent: from crowd-favourite 🐶 Huskies on-site lapping up the attention to exploring the all-terrain Hagglund vehicles 🚍 used down on the ice.
🎬 Antarctic footage will be showing
😎 Scavenger hunts to excite young explorers.
👍 Antarctic heroes will come to life,
🎁 Children are encouraged to dress up like their favourite explorer (past or present) to be in to win a major prize pack of Antarctic themed goodies.
Let’s celebrate Christchurch as one of only five Antarctic Gateways in the world.
Come along for a FREE, FUN Antarctic themed day on Saturday 5 October in Cathedral Square.
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When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.
Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”
…read the full story here.