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Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters

Students from Casebrook Intermediate School dressed as book characters. From left, standing, are Keri Palmer (Worzel Gummidge) and Craig Buchanan (Robinson Crusoe). Front from left, Natasha O'Dea...

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Collection 1986 Star photographs

Molly Anderson, author

Molly Anderson with her book, The Caltex Book of Veteran and Vintage Cars of New Zealand.

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

Rewi Alley with a book

Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer and political activist holding one of his books next to a shelf of books and Father Fredrick McGuire.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Members of the Operation Deep Freeze Women's Club

Members of the Operation Deep Freeze Women's Club collating pages for a new American cookbook to raise money for Nazareth House. Club members, from left, Phyllis Hamond, Chris Stedman, Jo Wilson...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Ernest G. Collins with his book

Portrait of author and retired Canterbury Malting Co administration manager, Ernest G. Collins, with his book, Malting in the Heathcote Valley. The book was supplied to staff, retired staff, public...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Moving to the new Canterbury Public Library

Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

School of Engineering library, University of Canterbury

Book display in the School of Engineering library at the University of Canterbury of the 50 best books of the 1972 publishing year chosen by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. The display is...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Books and Reading

The people of Christchurch enjoy not only reading books but also collecting, selling, and managing them. From schools, book shops, to libraries, explore the way books have played a role in our society...

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Book week at Shirley Intermediate School

Students from Shirley Intermediate School dressed as book characters in their school library. Students are, from back left, Stuart Waugh, Jason Boa, Natasha Ineson, Justine Kinley, Craig Neville...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Sparky reading

Reading to dogs program at South Library. Here Sparky is reading about cats.

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Collection Out and about

Dorothy Croucher in the mobile library

A library customer, Dorothy Croucher, collecting books during a visit to the mobile library on Marshlands Road in Shirley.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

The North Canterbury Red Cross annual market

A man with a pile of books at the North Canterbury Red Cross annual market to raise funds for meals-on-wheels and disaster relief teams.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

Starlets with winning colouring competition entries

Winners of a Deaf Awareness Week competition. From left front Diana Nemeth, Jason Hoving, Janice Brown, Darren Jones, (back) Nicola Whitta, Karen Day, Aneta Timu, Sheree McQuillan and Isabel Robertson...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Examples of drugs

View of pills hidden inside the pages of a book.

Date 1970-02-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Lyttelton librarians

Librarians Wendy Gallagher and Phillippa Collett inside Lyttelton Library surrounded by books.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Diane Graham at North Canterbury Home Interior Festival

Diane Graham reading a book in different furnishing displays at the North Canterbury Home Interior Festival in Rangiora.

Date 1971-08-26
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

Story time at Halswell Library

Chris Parsons reads to children during story time at Halswell Library.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Christopher Hickford with his book prize

Christopher Hickford with his book prize from winning the junior section of the Christchurch Star anti-pollution essay competition.

Date 1971-05-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips