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Former Cocksfoot Processing Shed. Rue Jolie, Akaroa

Growing and harvesting cocksfoot grass (Dactylis glomerata) was a major industry on Banks Peninsula from 1853 until the 1930s.

Date 1996
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

3 photos of Akaroa village, Akaroa harbour, Water front, Dolphin Statue

3 photos of Akaroa village, Akaroa harbour, Water front, Dolphin Statue.

Date 2019-10-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Akaroa

Founded by French settlers in 1840, the seaside town of Akaroa on Banks Peninsula has retained many of its historic buildings and remains a popular destination for visitors to Christchurch. Explore a...

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Sunbathers on Akaroa waterfront

Akaroa waterfront, sandy beach. December 1959, during my house party at Hawkin's Bach. 9 happy young people from Christchurch, enjoying the Canterbury summer sun.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine

The new Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine, a Chevrolet Custom C35 chassis and cab, the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Date 1978-10-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1978 Star photographs

Former school hall in Akaroa

Exterior of a former convent and school hall in Akaroa, shortly prior to being converted into Pompallier Village retirement home.

Date 1979-08-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Pompallier Village development, Akaroa

Jan Shuttleworth (right), chairman of the building committee and Bo' Smith with the project notes on the construction site of Pompallier Village retirement home in Akaroa.

Date 1979-08-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Crescendo at Akaroa

Views of the crew of the yacht, Crescendo. Pictured in frame 5 are Bruce Askew, Mark Barraclough, Chris Thomas, Mike Morris, Dick Lysaught, and Brian Barraclough.

Date 1970-01-09
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Robert Muldoon touring Akaroa Lighthouse

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon visiting Akaroa Lighthouse during a visit to Akaroa to open the Akaroa Village Resort.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Robert Muldoon at Akaroa Lighthouse

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon visiting Akaroa Lighthouse during a visit to Akaroa to open the Akaroa Village Resort. Frames two to six are of Muldoon with a Rubix cube.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Official opening of the Akaroa Village Resort

Scenes during the visit of New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon to officially open the Akaroa Village Resort - a motel, restaurant and conference centre.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Robert Muldoon at the Akaroa Village Resort

Scenes during the visit of New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon to officially open the Akaroa Village Resort - a motel, restaurant and conference centre.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Akaroa Village Resort

Exterior views of the Akaroa Village Resort - a motel, restaurant and conference centre on official opening day. The Resort was opened by New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Robert Muldoon with a Rubix cube

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon visiting Akaroa Lighthouse during a visit to Akaroa to open the Akaroa Village Resort. Frames one to five are of Muldoon with a rubix cube.

Date 1981-09-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Akaroa powerhouse

The Akaroa powerhouse, object of fierce dispute. Photograph detail from Central Canterbury Electric Power Board, page 25.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Central Canterbury Electric Power Board

Jewellers, Kobi Bosshard and Peter McKay

Views of jeweller, Kobi Bosshard, and apprentice, Peter McKay in a workshop at Akaroa.

Date 1970-04-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

The crew of the Wanea

Views of crew of the Wanea. Pictured in frame 6 is Barry Rhodes.

Date 1970-01-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips