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Life in 1970

Can you believe that 1970 is now half a century ago? Explore some of what was happening 50 years ago through our collection.

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C. D. Taylor

Dr. C. D. Taylor of the Institute of Nuclear Science.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Rugby sevens matches in Ashburton

Rugby Sevens matches at Ashburton Show Grounds. [Frame 37] Forwards of Ashburton Technical and Celtic play for the ball. [Frame 39] David Welsh playing for Invercargill Pirates against Christchurch...

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Garden at 7 Doreen Street

The garden of F. W. Green at 7 Doreen Street which won first prize in the Christchurch Beautifying Association spring garden competition.

Date 1970-10-05
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Helen Taylor and her collections

Views of Helen Taylor with items she collects.

Date 1970-10-05
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Heart specialists at airport

Heart specialists, Dr. D. R. Hay, Dr. B. G. Barratt-Boyes, and J. D. Hunter at Christchurch Airport.

Date 1970-10-06
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

H. S. Cordery

Views of H. S. Cordery, former Customs officer, resting in bed.

Date 1970-10-09
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Alf Williamson, champion of indoor bowls

Views of Alf Williamson displaying the medals he has won playing indoor bowls.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Southern Cross Medical Care Society membership award

Mr and Mrs K.F. Tibbet, who have been awarded with a painting for being the 75,000th members of Southern Cross Medical Care Society.

Date 1970-10-02
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Barry McNeil presented with award

Barry McNeil receives the Lord Mountbatten medal from the Minister of Tourism, Bert Walker.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Police constable, Harold White

Portraits of retiring police constable, Harold White.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Christchurch South Rotary Club fair amusements

Views of the Christchurch South Rotary Club fair at Sydenham Park. [Frames 38 to 40] View from inside the crane ride. [Frames 41 to 42] Children riding on a trailer with hay bales pulled by a tractor.

Date 1970-10-03
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Champagne in the shower

Ian Penrose drinking champagne in the shower after leading Canterbury to win the Ranfurly Shield.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sydenham Cricket Club anniversary match

Sydenham Cricket Club holding an anniversary celebration match in Sydenham Park. [Frame 23] Dave Gallop bats for a side.

Date 1970-10-03
Format Negative
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Dennis Young with trophy

Dennis Young, a selector for the rugby player of the year, with the envelope containing the winning name, and the trophy.

Date 1970-10-08
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Canterbury boxers

Canterbury entrants in the New Zealand boxing championships. [Frame 35a] Perry Hindmarsh. [Frame 36a] Martin Maunsell. [Frame 37a] Stanley Fidow. [Frame 38a] Sean Tighe. [Frame 39a] Greg Lamb.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Steptoe and Son auction

Steptoe and Son auction held in the Papanui Tavern car park. [Frame 10] Greg Wear examines a gramophone at the auction.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Soil removal at Lancaster Park

Views of soil being removed from the cricket pitch at Lancaster Park.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Crane ride passengers

Views of the crane ride and passengers at the Christchurch South Rotary Club fair at Sydenham Park.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Richmond vs Western Suburbs softball match

Richmond vs Western Suburbs softball match at Papanui Domain. [Frames 27 to 29] Doug Chee batting for Richmond. [Frames 25 to 26] Unidentified player.

Date 1970-10-03
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Anita Jackson

Views of Anita Lillian Jackson, 8, of 38 Rowan Avenue.

Date 1970-10-07
Format Negative
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips