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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

Women's Royal Army Corps members at camp in Staveley

Members of the Women's Royal Army Corps participating in a boot camp at Staveley. Frames two and three are of, from left, Lorraine Hickford, Sue Snook and Adrienne Edwards on the suspension bridge.

Date 1970-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Swimming at the Groynes

A group of adults and children swimming in a branch of the Waimakariri River at the Groynes in Northwood.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Suspension bridge at the Groynes

Terry Creach, aged 11, canoeing in a branch of the Waimakariri River near the new suspension bridge at the Groynes in Northwood.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

School holidays at the Groynes

A group of friends at the Groynes. Pictured, from front to back, Patrick Maguire, Glenn Thorpe, Steven Thorpe, Richard Geange and Michael Tansey.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Protest raft on the Avon River

Robin Buxton, a member of the Friends of the Adolescent Unit, in a raft on the Avon River protesting against the closure of the adolescent unit at Sunnyside Hospital.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

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

Evans flour mill, Timaru

Exterior view of the Evans flour mill in Timaru.

Date 1973-08-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mona Vale weir, Riccarton

View of Mona Vale weir and grounds with the homestead visible in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Rosemary Spiewak collection

Pile driving for the Wilsons Road bridge

View of construction workers driving the third pile into the ground for the new bridge across the Heathcote River at Wilsons Road in St Martins.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the new Ferrymead Bridge

Temporary piles and a ramp being erected for the boxing and pile driving crane at the new Ferrymead Bridge on Ferry Road.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the new Ferrymead Bridge

View of the new Ferrymead Bridge during construction next to the old Ferrymead Bridge along Ferry Road looking towards a Mobil service station.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 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

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across the Avon River and riverbank.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs