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Youth and Cultural Development collection

Youth and Cultural Development began in November 1992 with an informal meeting of a few community and youth workers and has grown from there. YCD aims to navigate Young People through the journey of...

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Collection Our stories

Christchurch Bengali Community

A collection of photographs from the Christchurch Bengali Community. Image credit: Murthi of Maa Durga, CCL-ChchBengali-IMG_001233533

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Collection Our stories

Phantom Billstickers collection

Photographs of posters printed by Phantom Billstickers in situ across Christchurch. Phantom Billstickers started in Christchurch in 1982 by founder Jim Wilson who began by unofficially pasting up...

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Collection Our stories

Christchurch Hungarian Club

The Christchurch Hungarian Club is a member club for those born in Hungary, descended from Hungarians, or just interested in Hungarian culture. The club was incorporated 5 August 1975 by the...

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Collection Our stories

People and streets, 2012 - 2015

Following the 2010 and 2011 earthquake sequence, Doc Ross began photographing the changing views of his local central city environment. This collection of photographs captures people and the changes...

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Collection Doc Ross photographic archive

St Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church collection

Photographs from St Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The church is under the care of Abbas Kinfegebriel Tkklemaren. Image: Timket. CCL-StGe-IMG-5571

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Collection Our stories

World Buskers Festival 2003 to 2016 collection

A selection of photographs and other media from the World Buskers Festival 2003 to 2016 collected by Jodi Wright, Festival Director. Image credit: Clarke McFarlane performing in City Mall as part of...

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Collection Our stories

Vinicombe family collection

A collection of negatives recording family events and outings in Christchurch and Canterbury in the 1930s and 1940s. The Vinicombe family arrived in New Zealand in the 1920s. Image credit : CCL...

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Collection Archives

Finding aids for the Archive collections

These finding aids describe in varying detail the contents of the Christchurch City Libraries Archives collection. Not all archives currently have a finding aid online.

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Collection Archives

Plans for Opawa Library, 1935-1936 and for additions, 1944

Drawings and plans of the proposed Opawa Library, 1930s, and a plan for additions, 1940s. The 1930s plans were prepared by V. R. J. Hean, architect, City Engineer's office. The plans are official...

Date 1940 (year approximate)
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Collection Maps, plans and drawings

Black Dragon Theatre Group collection

A collection of photographs from the various creative performances of the Black Dragon Theatre Group and associated groups including Black Dragon Clowns, Fallout Follies, Improv Dance, Splits Dance...

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Collection Our stories

مجموعه داستان های هزارهای کرایستچرچ Hazara Stories Christchurch Collection

A collection of photographs representing the Hazara community of Christchurch. Image credit: Wahida at henna ceremony, CCL-Hazara-1004

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Collection Our stories

Street Art

Photographs taken by staff from the Christchurch City Council Graffiti Team during the course of their project work with the community supporting street art projects and murals across the city. Image...

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Collection Our stories

Chorus Cabinet Art

A collection of photographs of the Chorus Cabinet Art Programme in Christchurch taken by the Christchurch City Council Graffiti Team. The programme aims to provide a platform for local artists to...

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Collection Street Art

Mt Torlesse Collieries

A collection of photographs and montages from a group of enthusiasts with a long term interest in finding and interpreting information about the Mt Torlesse Collieries Ltd facilities at Avoca, near...

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Collection Our stories

1971 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1971. Image credit: Vocal competition during the first wool sale of the year at the Christchurch Wool Exchange in Addington. CCL-StarP-02149A. The...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

Our stories

This collection contains content sourced from community contributors, including via Kete Christchurch and the Discovery Wall. Content has been contributed by Christchurch residents, both past and...

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Collection Collections

Milly Hopkins collection

Photographs taken by Milly Hopkins when she was living in and later visiting Christchurch. Her husband was in the Alard String Quartet, which was in residence at the University of Canterbury in 1963...

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Collection Our stories

1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1940s. Image credit: Transformers and grid at the Addington Power House and Substation. CCL-StarP-02046A. The collection was a working photograph library...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1965-1969. Image credit: Close-up of a sold out of butter sign in the chilled section of a New Brighton supermarket the day after the price of butter rose...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

Albert James North collection

The collection consists of 133 photographs, 128 of which are by North, and 5 by an unknown photographer. A selection of 79 photographs have been digitised. Born in Dunedin on 26th August 1912...

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Collection Archives

1900 - 1939 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1900-1939. Image credit: Cyclist racing along a cycle track on London Street, Richmond. CCL-StarP-01827A. The collection was a working photograph library...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1960-1964. Image credit: Staff modelling new Air New Zealand cabin crew uniforms at Christchurch Airport. Female staff wear a Dior- designed turquoise...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1950s. Image credit: Centennial Bride float. Sign says "Beaths". CCL-StarP-01788A. The collection was a working photograph library used in the production...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints