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Thunbergia grandiflora

Watercolour painting of Thunbergia grandiflora Roxbg.

Date 1976-03-21
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Hagley Park Circus Animals

Was the heyday of the circus visiting town when it was OK to have elephants tied up. Locals were allowed to go and feed the elephants with bread - very exciting to us city girls

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Hang gliding on the Port Hills

Unknown group hang-gliding on Port Hills. We were passing by and saw them. It was a relatively new sight in Christchurch in 1976.

Date 1976
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Fa'atalale, Filoitumua and visiting aunty from Samoa

Fa'atalale, Filoitumua and a visiting aunty from Samoa in a flat in Worcester Street, 1976.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Talanoa I Measina

1976 Telethon, Civic Theatre

1976 Telethon - Civic Theatre - TV2 / South Pacific TV. St John Telethon. Venue for many television programmes such as "A week of it", "Opportunity knocks", "Touch of Country".

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Michelle Lilly at Akaroa

It is a photo of me on my 5th birthday with a doll I got at a bach we stayed in Akaroa. Taken August 1976.

Date 1976-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Museum

This photo shows the Rolleston Avenue frontage and main entrance to Canterbury Museum as it looked in May 1976. The entrance to the Botanic Gardens is at the left hand side. Note the statue of William...

Date 1976-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Art Centre Clock Tower in 1976

The clock tower at the Arts Centre (formerly the University of Canterbury) as it was 40 years ago, in May 1976. I had been in the building as student 10 years before in 1966.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

The new Christmas bike

My older brother teaching our niece to ride the new bike she got for Christmas. Typical scene of family life where someone has to run behind the bike & hold it up until the niece gets the hang of it...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Making a Yogi Bear Snowman in the evening

Making a Yogi Bear Snowman in the evening. Mon 22 1976, 7.00pm.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Joan Collett, industrial archaeologist

Joan Collett, Christchurch's pioneer industrial archaeologist with a map of Christchurch.

Date 1976-03-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Industrial archaeological findings

Items discovered by industrial archaeologist Joan Collett at Luke Adams pottery on Colombo Street. They include a jeweller's crucible for gold or silver work, toy bricks and metal slates for stamping...

Date 1976-03-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Peketa Pa archaeological site

Archaeological expedition leader, Mr Michael Trotter (centre) at the Peketa Pa archaeological site with Mr David Harrowfield (left) and Mr Barry Brailsford. The Kaikoura Peninsula and South Bay is in...

Date 1976-01-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Afternoon tea for elderly

A large afternoon tea event for older adults inside a hanger at Wigram Air Base.

Date 1976-03-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighters burn a house in Maunsell Street

Firefighters set a weatherboard house on fire in Maunsell Street, Woolston, as part of a training exercise.

Date 1976-10-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighter, Lionel Gage, at a controlled burn

Firefighter, Lionel Gage, dampening the ground surrounding the controlled burn of a fire in a weatherboard building during a training exercise.

Date 1976-09-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Furnishing apprentice

Gavin Ryan spray painting parts during a first year furnishing course.

Date 1976-08-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Construction of relocatable classrooms

Neville Ford, a second year apprentice carpenter, building a relocatable classroom for the Canterbury Education Board.

Date 1976-08-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs