Showing 1 - 24 of 48 results

Unexpected hot air balloon over Classical Sparks

A very unexpected hot air balloon flew over the Classical Sparks concert in North Hagley Park in the middle of the performance.

Date 2014-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Hot air balloon passing over the crowd at Classical Sparks

A hot air balloon passes directly overhead during the Classical Sparks concert in North Hagley Park.

Date 2014-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Little shag waits for fish at the stormwater drain in Linwood

A little shag waits for fish along the stormwater drain on Linwood Avenue near Charlesworth Reserve.

Date 2018-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Toddler encounters a drone for the first time

A toddler encounters a remote-controlled drone for the first time at Halswell Quarry, flown by somebody in the distance.

Date 2017-12-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Little shag feeding offspring at Horseshoe Lake Reserve

Horseshoe Lake Reserve is now home to a colony of little shag during nesting season that can be seen from the car park area. During the day the parents routinely fly away to fish, and return to feed...

Date 2018-11-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Total lunar eclipse looking over the trees at Nunweek Park

The moon during the totality of the eclipse, framed by tops of trees at Nunweek Park in Northwest Christchurch.

Date 2014-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Fascinating flowers at Botanic D'Lights

Last minute crowds are let in after queuing for a hour at the Botanic D'Lights exhibition at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens before closing time, and are delighted by the flowers that line the path...

Date 2018-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Rain Tree at Botanic D'Lights

Last minute crowds are let in after queuing for a hour at the Botanic D'Lights exhibition at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens before closing time, and are delighted by the rain tree that they find...

Date 2018-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Dog jealous about food at Guy Fawkes

A dog looks on jealously as those around him enjoy the street food on offer at New Brighton Mall, among the many who came to attend the fireworks display at New Brighton Pier later that evening on Guy...

Date 2018-11-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Mother and child capuchin

A mother and child capuchin monkey share a bonding moment at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.

Date 2018-04-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Landslide near Little Port Cooper viewed from Godley Head

Dust billows seconds after a deep roaring sound signaled the collapse of a huge section of the cliff near Little Port Cooper on ANZAC Day, as seen from Godley Head. Dark sediment and breaks in the...

Date 2019-04-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire poi

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Reflecting upon the familiar sight of road cones during FESTA

Visitors reflect upon the road cones that became a part of Christchurch life after the earthquake. The cones are part of the Antigravity CityUps installation at the FEStival of Transitional...

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Young and old relaxing inside Orbis at FESTA

Young and old alike are delighted by the Orbis CityUps installation during the FEStival of Transitional Architecture. Orbis was created by a team from the University of Auckland.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire hula and bracelets

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Buzzed by an RNZAF Black Falcon Super Tucano

An Super Tucano of the RNZAF Black Falcon aerobatic display team flying overhead during a display at New Brighton.

Date 2017-11-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Camera operator enjoying the performance at Diwali

I noticed that this camera man who was filming the live performance at the Diwali Festival was clearly enjoying the experience.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Acrobatics on sheep sculptures during FESTA

I happened to spot some friends who then decided to do some impromptu acrobatics on the sheep sculptures during the FEStival of Transitional Architecture.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Admiring the view of Banks Peninsula with a goat at the Hilltop Tavern

We encountered a very friendly goat at the Hilltop Tavern, where we were attending a wedding. It was perfectly content to sit down and enjoy the view of Banks Peninsula for a while.

Date 2014-01-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Braving the rain during the lantern festival

Visitors huddle under trees at Victoria Park to shelter from the rain during the last night of the lantern festival

Date 2019-02-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

The Shack of Remembrance at the edge of Brooklands Lagoon

A shack, far along the flooded track at Brooklands Lagoon near Barkers Brook with the inscription "The Shack of Remembrance". Gumboots are required!

Date 2014-08-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Bonus spider with your bouquet

My wife got a bouquet as a thank you... I discovered it came with a bonus crab spider.

Date 2016-01-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt