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Newspapers

This collection includes illustrations, advertisements and photographs extracted from Canterbury newspapers held in Christchurch City Libraries' historical newspapers collection. Newspaper sources...

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Weekly Press

Selected articles, illustrations, advertisements and photographs extracted from the Weekly Press. The Press Co. began publishing a weekly edition in 1865. It was aimed at country districts and became...

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Collection Newspapers

Canterbury Times

Selected articles, illustrations, advertisements and photographs extracted from the Canterbury Times. The Canterbury times was published in Christchurch by J. C. Wilkin for the Lyttelton Times Co...

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Collection Newspapers

1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1983. Image credit: Members of Alf's Imperial Army confront members of KAOS at the University of Canterbury orientation. CCL-StarP-01617A. The collection...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1984. Image credit: Bishopdale club BMX racers with the South island championship trophy they won at Oamaru. Racers are, from left, Andrew Webster, Warren...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1985. Image credit: Belinda Osbourne (front) and her classmates at Kirkwood Intermediate School with a selection of sugar-free snacks donated by local...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1982 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1982. Image credit: View of crowds of shoppers along High Street including families. In the background is the Dainty Inn Milk Bar and other shops...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1980 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1980. Image credit: John Truesdale uses a gas stove to cook dinner after the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) cut the power. CCL-StarP-02985A. The...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

Matariki : What does Matariki mean to you?

“What does Matariki mean to you?” - Tell us a story or a poem. Is Matariki a time for learning new things? Is it a time when you give thanks for your blessings? Is it a time to remember people? Or...

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Collection Our stories

Barbadoes Street Cemetery plans

Nine plot plans of the Barbadoes Street cemetery. Barbadoes Street Cemetery was Christchurch's first burial ground, opening in 1851. It was originally three separate cemeteries controlled by Church...

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Collection Cemetery plans

Cemetery plans

This collection contains plans of historic Christchurch cemeteries showing the layout of a cemetery and plot numbering. The plans may also contain names of plot purchasers and those interred.

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Collection Maps, plans and drawings

1996 Substations photographic survey

In 1996 Southpower undertook a photographic survey of Substations to determine the potential for adding advertising billboards.

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Collection Municipal Electricity Department collection

1950 to present

A collection of published material from the 1950s. Image credit: Detail of booksale. CCL-StarP-02675A-detail

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Collection Publications

1800 to 1899

A collection of published material from the 1800s. Image credit: Detail of booksale. CCL-StarP-02675A-detail

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Filipino community

Interviews with members of the Christchurch Filipino community about Philippine Independence Day. The interviews took place in 2020 as part of the Philippine Independence Day Celebration 2020 project...

Date 2020
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Collection Our stories

The Southern provinces almanac, directory, diary and year-book

The Southern Provinces Almanac was published annually from 1853 to 1892. Originally the Almanac covered a number of provinces, but from 1865 the Almanac concentrated on Canterbury. The Almanac lists...

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1981 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1981. Image credit: Band, The Androidss, performing at the Arts Centre in the courtyard to an audience of 500. CCL-StarP-02950A. The collection was a...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Images from the Star copy prints collection, 1986. Image credit: Advertising billboards on the corner of Colombo Street and Carlyle Street on the railway overbridge, Sydenham. CCL-StarP-00029A. The...

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Collection Christchurch Star copy prints

Christchurch, 2018

Views of central Christchurch, taken in 2018, by Doc Ross.

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Collection Doc Ross photographic archive

1900 to 1949

A collection of published material from the 1900 to 1949. Image credit: Detail of booksale. CCL-StarP-02675A-detail

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Collection Publications

Greg Dowson collection

A collection of photographs around Christchurch taken between 2006 and 2012

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Collection Our stories

Rosemary Spiewak collection

A collection of photographs taken by Rosemary Spiewak in 1990, with a focus on heritage buildings.

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Collection Our stories

Murray Kennedy earthquake collection

A collection of photographs taken between 8 – 11 March 2011. "As the time of the February 2011 earthquake I worked at the Greater Wellington Regional Council, I have since retired. My role of...

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Collection Our stories

Shane Duffy collection

A collection of photographs from the 1980s and 1990s of Christchurch. Includes a selection of Postcards.

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Collection Our stories