Packing For a New Life - Suitcase Exhibition

What would you take with you if you were packing for a new life?

This was the question asked by the Waimakariri Migrants and Newcomers Group when they launched a suitcase exhibition in 2019 to promote cultural awareness and understanding in the Waimakariri District.

The exhibit presented the contents of suitcases migrants from different parts of the world including Filipino, Hong Kong, Indian, Hungarian, Tongan, Albanian, Dutch, French and Samoan.

The exhibit is travelled from Waimakariri to Kaikoura to support and inspire a similar exhibit embracing multiculturalism.

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