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Raft race along the Avon River and Estuary

Action of various home-made rafts operated by groups of children participating in a race along the Avon River and on the Estuary. Frames three to six show crowds of people watching the race along the...

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

Race horse, Equal Chance

Racehorse, Equal Chance, winning a race during the first race of the Westport Jockey Club's meeting at Riccarton racecourse.

Date 1969-12-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

At the Races

Crowds of people queuing to place bets at Addington Raceway.

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

At the Races

A man listening to race results at Addington Raceway.

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

At the Races

A group of children watching a race at Addington Raceway.

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

At the Races

A race taking place at Addington Raceway, taken from behind a woman.

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

At the Races

A woman sat in the grounds of Addington Raceway with her pet dog.

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

Graham Condon preparing for the "Star" City to Surf race

Graham Condon, paraplegic athlete, in his racing wheelchair with the chair's builder Graham Hamblin (left) of Healing Industries Ltd. The chair is being checked over ahead of the "Star" City to Surf...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Man versus cyclist versus horse

All Black winger Bill Birtwistle, the pacer horse On Probation, and cyclist Tino Tabak lining up at the start of a 110 yard race at Belfast. Bill Birtwistle won the race, On Probation came second and...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Start of the Heathcote Valley Go-kart Grand Prix

Dave Merritt taking a corner ahead of Robin Wilkinson at the start of the Heathcote Valley Go-kart Grand Prix. In the background are racers, from left, Bill Munn, Doug Varnham and Doug Drake.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

McLaren Motors 100cc Yamaha series heat, Waltham

Go-kart racers for Christchurch, Murry Davis (no. 3), Doug Drake (no. 64) and Steve Pope (no. 12) during the 100 Yamaha series heat go-kart race along the street of Waltham. Crowds of people are lined...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Bishopdale BMX racers with a trophy

Bishopdale club BMX racers with the South island championship trophy they won at Oamaru. Racers are, from left, Andrew Webster, Warren Sparks, Reon Edwards and Nichola Pouaha. On his bike at rear is...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

Two rafts with rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race passing under bridges over Madras Street and Kilmore Street. Several people are stood on the Madras Street bridge watching the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

View down the Avon River towards the Wainoni Road bridge and New Brighton during a raft race. Spectators are stood on the bridge and along the banks of the river.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

View of spectators hosing and throwing buckets of water at rafters from the Avondale Road bridge during a raft race along the Avon River.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

View up the Avon River towards Avonside and Avondale of rafters travelling down towards New Brighton during a raft race. Some spectators are along the banks of the river and the Port Hills are visible...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

The New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade raft and rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race. Residential housing along Hulverstone Drive in Avondale is visible in the background with...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Swimmers at QEII swimming pool

A group of young people wearing snorkels in the pool waiting to start a race at QEII Swimming Pool.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

Barbecue championships in Christchurch

Sarah Marks of the Girl Guides balancing a tray of drinks during the bartender relay at the New Zealand Barbecue Championships.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

New Zealand Cup crowd

A crowd watching trotting events at the 1963 New Zealand Cup at Addington Raceway.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

City to Surf participants

The ChristChurch Cathedral team with the Dean of Christchurch, in the foreground, running during the City to Surf race along Worcester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1977 Star photographs

City to Surf participant with a sulky

Rod Lange running and pulling his two daughters, Michelle and Anna-Joy, in a sulky during the City to Surf race in the central city.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1977 Star photographs