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Sinterklaas and the Black Peters

Cultural event Sinterklaas and the Black Peters (Zwarte Piet) parading in central Christchurch by the Avon River at the intersection with Oxford Terrace. Frames two and three also feature a horse.

Date 1969-12-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mrs Valentine as Santa Claus

Mrs G. D. Valentine, partly in her Santa Claus outfit, applying her lipstick in a mirror.

Date 1969-12-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Papier Mache dragon, Christchurch Arts Centre

Giles Baxendell, aged 6, dressed as a fantasy literary character next to a large papier Mache dragon. The dragon was part of a display of popular fantasy books at the Arts Centre organised by the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Puppet show at the Arts Festival

A group of girls from Aranui High School in costume performing a puppet show to a group of children at the Arts Festival in the Botanic Gardens. Girls are, from left, Kari McCormick, Victoria Lennox...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

St Andrews College pupils dressed up as book characters

Pupils at St Andrews college on Papanui Road, dressed as their favourite book characters. Charles Evans (centre) as The Mummy, John Walters as a Cat Burglar and Ryan Shaugness as Mr Twit.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Macbeth performance at Papanui High School

Students at Papanui High School performing in their version of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students are, from left, Rochelle Meggitt (witch 3), Robert Crossen (Banquo), Tracy Denhard (witch 2) and...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Father Christmas in Cinderella's coach

Santa Claus sat in Cinderella's coach and being towed by Murray Joy and Matthew McCreanor dressed as clowns. Santa is travelling towards Christchurch Town Hall for a Christmas party for Town Hall...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

St Michael's School 130th anniversary

Pupils from St Michael's School dressed in period costumes to celebrate the school's 130th anniversary. Pictured are, back row from left, Michelle Garlick, David Brown, Anna Ward and Julian Castle...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters

Students from Casebrook Intermediate School dressed as book characters. From left, standing, are Keri Palmer (Worzel Gummidge) and Craig Buchanan (Robinson Crusoe). Front from left, Natasha O'Dea...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Care Bear and clown dancing at the Starlets Christmas party

A person in a Care Bear, Tenderheart, costume dancing with a clown on stage at Christchurch Town Hall during a Starlets Christmas Party.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Shirt Tales visit to Christchurch Hospital

Robert Green with Shirt Tales characters, Digger Mole and Tyg Tiger, in Christchurch Hospital. The characters visited children in hospital the Saturday before Christmas and each were given autographs...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Footrot Flats at Bank of New Zealand, Papanui

Bank of New Zealand Papanui branch staff dressed as Footrot Flats cartoon characters. From left back: Marcelle Sherwood, Geoff Burns, Gary Whall, Colin McCallum. Front: Maureen McCann, Audrey South...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Casebrook Intermediate School students during book week

Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters in the school library during book week. Teachers, from left front, Mrs B. Buchanan and Miss A. Wilson. Pupils, from left, Sarah Flower, Amanda...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

The Splinta Stilt Theatre Company, Christchurch Festival

A group of four stilt walkers in costume from The Splinta Stilt Theatre Company participating in the Christchurch Festival Floral Parade, travelling along Colombo Street. Behind them is Boots chemists...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Christchurch Festival production, "A Trilogy of Fairy Tales"

A group of performers from the Canterbury Theatre School dressed as bunnies for the Christchurch Festival performance, "A Trilogy of Fairy Tales", at the Theatre Royal. In the centre is 'Mummy Bunny'...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs