Role of Libraries

This measure relates to:
Te Oranga
"“Libraries are brilliant. Friendly welcoming staff. Where else do you see people queuing to get into libraries before they open!""  [City Health Profile participant]
 

Libraries provide people and communities with a range of services including , educational programmes, the ability to access a range of information and a place to enjoy recreational reading. Libraries can also provide facilities including places to learn and for people to meet at.  Libraries can also provide people with spaces to enjoy social and cultural activities.  

Read the full issue summary on the role of libraries [PDF] - updated January 2017.

"“The library is off fundamental importance to this community, not just books, also wireless access, pay rates at service centre, info gathering books, course/research” "  [City Health Profile participant]
 

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch