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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

Shrubs for Ferry Road

Volunteers and organisers Ron Proctor (left) and Frank Harvey planting shrubs along Ferry Road near the Ferry Road roundabout to Ferrymead bridge which have been donated by the Christchurch Botanic...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Councillor Stillwell with Ashgrove Terrace gas pipe

City councillor, R. H. Stillwell, with a gas pipe that crosses the Heathcote River by Ashgrove Terrace in the Cashmere area. Residents in the area are complaining about the pipe.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Madras Street bridge

View of the Madras Street bridge over the Avon River shortly prior to its removal, taken from Kilmore Street and looking south west. The Centennial swimming pool is visible in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Dr Neville Ritchie and Clutha River

Archaeologist, Neville Ritchie, next to the Clutha River and a marker which shows by how much the river will rise when the area floods to form Lake Dunstan as part of the Clyde Dam project. In the...

Date 1983-08-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Collapsing banks along the Heathcote River

Barbara Anderson, a Woolston resident, at the Radley Street bridge section of the Heathcote River with the collapsing riverbank in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Construction of concrete road bridge, Puriri Street

Shingle being loaded into the Avon riverbank, Puriri Street, Fendalton, in preparation for a new concrete road bridge.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Avondale bridge

Don McLean and Morgan Mitchell floating a pinus log down the Avon River towards the Avondale Bridge.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Armagh Street bridge

View of the Armagh Street bridge crossing the Avon River from Victoria Square. In the background are the Canterbury Provincial Council buildings.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Robert Falcon Scott statue

View of the Robert Falcon Scott statue on Worcester Street with Oxford Terrace to the left and Avon River on the right. Next to the statue are air raid shelters which were temporarily in place during...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Clearing weeds on the Heathcote River

A boat clearing the weeds from the Heathcote River looking towards the Radley bridge on Radley Street and to Clarendon Terrace on the opposite side of the river. Photograph taken from Ferry Road...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Photographers cross the Avon

A photographic company moving its equipment across the Avon River as they move offices from Cambridge Terrace to Oxford Terrace near the Bridge of Remembrance.

Date 1970-12-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Portable fountain in Avon River

Demonstration of a portable fountain in the Avon River between Armagh Street bridge and Victoria Street bridge.

Date 1965-01-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Worcester Street bridge and fountains

Five fountains (originally from the 1968 Pan-Pacific Arts Festival) installed in the Avon River by the Worcester Street bridge for the Inter-Dominion Trotting Championships.

Date 1971-02-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs