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Lockdown activities

Be inspired by some activities captured in our digital heritage collection that you could attempt with your bubble during our Lockdown.

Looking south down Lincoln Road

View along Lincoln Road looking towards the corner with Dickens Street. Tattoo You, 1 hour photos and the Hai Sing Takeaway are on the left at 346-348 Lincoln Road.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Lincoln Road photographs 1996

Street Art

Following the devastation of the Canterbury earthquakes, we were left with a city of broken buildings and empty spaces. Artists, both local and international, came to Christchurch to turn these...

Art on building wall

Art on unidentified building wall.

Date 2011-04-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nick King collection

Jacqueline Newman

Jacqueline Newman of Riccarton High School with her artwork.

Date 1971-04-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

John Gillies

John Gillies, a medical student, holding a pastel portrait of Co Tiem, a laboratory assistant he worked with in Vietnam.

Date 1970-03-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Big Apple ice rink mountain mural

Painter, Dave Blyth, with the Swiss mountain mural he is painting on carpet to reduce echoes at the Big Apple ice rink ahead of its opening on Brougham Street in Opawa.

Date 1985-04-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Aston Greathead oil painting

Aston Greathead oil painting ‘Ashburton River from Thomson’s Track’ donated to the naval ship HMNZS Canterbury.

Date 1971-08-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Grant Chirnside

Portraits of Grant Chirnside, a Christchurch artist with one his landscapes, "The Electricity Supply".

Date 1981-08-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sculpture at Airport by Rosemary Johnson

Untitled sculpture and fountain at the airport of silver water features and floating clouds by Rosemary Johnson. The sculpture was commissioned for the opening of the airport in 1975.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Historical Christchurch images

Llewelyn Summers with sculpture

Portraits of Llewelyn Summers and one of his sculptures.

Date 1971-06-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Two men fighting at an Asian fighting arts exhibition

Two men demonstrating martial arts at an Asian fighting arts exhibition at Cowles Stadium. [Frames 32 and 33] Andy Barber and Doug Holloway displaying karate moves in front of an image of a man...

Date 1971-06-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Andy Barber and Doug Holloway doing Karate

Andy Barber and Doug Holloway displaying karate moves at an Asian fighting arts exhibition at Cowles Stadium, in front of an image of a man sitting cross legged with his eyes closed.

Date 1971-06-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

George Jobberns sitting at a desk

Professor and honorary fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, George Jobberns, sitting at a desk in front of bookshelves in an office.

Date 1971-06-10
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips