Top of the web – November 2018

Kia ora. Here’s our summary of the webpages, blog and social media posts that were popular in November.

Website pages

There were 336,149 page views in November. The most popular pages on

Join the Library has become more popular in the last few months and more Tūranga pages are in the top 50 – meeting rooms and bookable spaces, café, transport, and floor by floor.

November’s popular blog posts

Popular blog posts published in November on the website:

Photos on Flickr

There were 147,719 views in November on Flickr. It now has a total of 8,708,399 views.

Top on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter. As at 8 January, we have 5028 followers.

DiveDapper is the PoetryWorld equivalent of Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in cars getting coffee’ but at DiveDapper you hear 2 poets on top of their game. A good reason to go to @KavehAkbar in Chch Tues 6 Nov @WORDChCh & at @tweetlitcrawl. ^DR

I’ve picked my fave New Zealand book covers of 2018.
Xoe Hall – @TayiTibble Poūkahangatus
Kerry Ann Lee – @Helen__Heath Are Friends Electric? @VUPBooks
and Go GIrl / Oh Boy @PenguinBooks_NZ
All this & more FAB covers: ^DR

Did you know @rhysiedarby had written a kids’ book? Kim asked him about the book, cryptozoology, and the time he was a jelly at the Christchurch Christmas parade (!?). ^MT

Facebook favourites

Like us on Facebook. As at 8 January, we have 9027 likes.

The Ballantynes’ Fire took place 71 years ago today. 41 people died, and the city mourned.  ^Donna

The Audio Video Studio / Taupuni Oro/Ataata is now available for bookings! Open session times, when you can visit and try things out, are also available. See our website for more details. ^Moata

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of November in 1918, the First World War – ‘The War to End All Wars’ – ended; this day is known as Armistice Day. Today is the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. ^Donna

If you are interested in how we derive our rankings, we measure page views on our website, organic reach for Facebook posts, and impressions for tweets.

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