About kete

Kete is a community built digital library of arts, local, cultural and heritage resources and knowledge. it contains material from public and private collections; and promotes and supports the creation and sharing of everyday cultural and heritage content. kete is a unique local resource built by the collaborative efforts of a community.

Kete aims to get privately owned papers and photographs out from under beds and sitting alongside public archive and photograph collections. kete offers local communities the opportunity to capture contemporary and heritage memories and stories, supports historical and local societies to share their material in an online forum, and is a community space to celebrate who we are, how we live and what we do, through photographs, video, audio footage and stories.

This kete is supported by the aotearoa peoples network and the Hurunui District Libraries.

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Quake refugees at the Waiau School © Alix Bush.
The Hurunui Seismic Stories project was created to record and share the stories of everyday Hurunui people coping with the
Officially opened in 2005, the Hurunui Memorial Library provides services to the whole of the community.
Leithfield 150 years : Parade : vintage tractor.
Images and sounds of the Leithfield 150 years celebrations (2007)
Bonar Farquhar was born in 1924 at Clarksville. Their farmland at Clarkville often became flooded from theoverflow of the Waimakariri
The botanic gardens of Christchurch had been the original site of the observatory, but due to the introduction of electric
Roddy Thomson 2011.
In the mid-1900s a well run family farmwas a very powerful unit. It had to run asa family to be
St Helens Station.
St Helen's Station Homestead  Chatterton Road, HANMER SPRINGS Register Number (Historic Places Trust Register) 3061  Registration Type Historic Place  - Category
Waipara County Historical Society.
Mary Lucy Pilcher (nee Mason) 1856-1930 Mary lucy Pilcher was born at Lyttelton May 3, 1856, daughter of George and
Waipara County Historical Society.
Eliza Ann Mason (nee Thorne) 1827-1895. Eliza Ann Thorne was born in the great port city of Bristol, England in

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Damaged home Mt Lyford © Alix Bush.

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