Canterbury Crusaders players on the back on a ute during a celebratory parade through the central city.
Gameplay action of Daryl Gibson of HSOB running along the pitch toward the try line during the High School Old Boys (HSOB) versus Shirley rugby match at Lancaster Park.
Gameplay action of High School Old Boys (HSOB) flanker Shane Page breaking through defence lines during a match with Linwood at Rugby Park, St. Albans.
Close-up of the New Canterbury Tavern Knights Dragon Boat race team participating in a race as part of the festival.
View of Dragon boat race teams preparing for a race as part of the festival. A food truck is parked on the banks on Lake Crichton.
View of Dragon boat race teams Competing as part of the festival on Lake Crichton.
Player for the Crusaders, Todd Blackadder, running onto the pitch at the start of a Super 12 rugby match with Otago. The horsemen, mascots for the team, are stood either side of players as they run...
Gameplay action of Paula Bale being stopped mid-field by Counties team members with Angus Gardiner running to provide support during a match at Lancaster Park.
View from the shore of a crane on New Brighton pier during its construction.
View from the beach of cranes on New Brighton pier during its construction.
Dr Priscilla Galloway, a consultant on English teaching from Canada, reading to pupils at Bishopdale Primary School.
Lyndsay Meager adds the finishing touches to the Southern Encounter Aquarium of Discovery prior to its opening in the former Regent Theatre building in Cathedral Square.
Aaron Howell of the Otago Fish and Game Society with an 8kg brown trout supplied by the society's hatchery in Wanaka for display at the Southern Encounter Aquarium of Discovery in Cathedral Square.
The Wizard of Christchurch stood in Cathedral Square next to a person in a snowman costume holding balloons. ChristChurch Cathedral is in the background.
Gameplay action during a match between Villa Maria College (blue) and Ashburton College (red) at Hagley Courts.
A tram from Melbourne being unloaded at Lyttelton Harbour for Christchurch Tramway.
Children throwing teddy bears into the air in Cathedral Square.
International barbecue judges, Derek McCullough (centre) with Gordon and Virginia Summers.
Children, Celia Morrison (left) and Jessica Nigri, dressed as mermaids for a short children's film to be shot at Sumner beach.
Construction of the convention centre on Kilmore Street as seen from the Town Hall.
Gameplay action of Canterbury's Blair Scadden (right) and Dave Mawhinney jumping to header the ball during a football match at QEII stadium.
Children riding a merry-Go-Round at Riccarton Festival.