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Bridges

As a city built around the environs of the Avon River and Heathcote River, bridges are a common feature in Christchurch. As the city developed and the use of motor vehicles increased, many of the city...

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Women's Royal Army Corps members at camp in Staveley

Members of the Women's Royal Army Corps participating in a boot camp at Staveley. Frames two and three are of, from left, Lorraine Hickford, Sue Snook and Adrienne Edwards on the suspension bridge.

Date 1970-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Suspension bridge at the Groynes

Terry Creach, aged 11, canoeing in a branch of the Waimakariri River near the new suspension bridge at the Groynes in Northwood.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1980 Star photographs

Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Postcard of the Bridge of Remembrance

Postcard of the Bridge of Remembrance. Coloured postcard from photograph album.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge

Construction workers and machinery, working to lower a section of the Colombo Street overhead bridge into place, looking north towards the central city. The new bridge will form part of Moorhouse...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Colombo Street overhead bridge at night

View of the Colombo Street overhead bridge lit up at night, looking east along Moorhouse Avenue towards the intersection with Colombo Street which passes under the bridge in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Colombo Street overhead bridge

View of the Colombo Street overhead bridge, looking east along Moorhouse Avenue towards the intersection with Colombo Street which passes under the bridge in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Colombo Street overhead bridge

View of a contractors truck on the Colombo Street overhead bridge, one of the first vehicles to use the bridge. Below are vehicles passing under the bridge along Colombo Street, heading south over the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge

View during the construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge looking east along Moorhouse Avenue. To the right is the Railway Station building and railway lines, with the Christchurch Gasworks...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge

View along Colombo Street, looking south over the Colombo Street railway bridge, taken from the Colombo Street overhead bridge during its construction.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge

View during the construction of the Colombo Street overhead bridge looking east along Moorhouse Avenue at the intersection with Colombo Street. To the right is the Railway Station building with the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Colombo Street overhead bridge

View along Moorhouse Avenue looking East over Colombo Street passing under the Colombo Street overhead bridge in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the new Ferrymead Bridge

Temporary piles and a ramp being erected for the boxing and pile driving crane at the new Ferrymead Bridge on Ferry Road.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Construction of the new Ferrymead Bridge

View of the new Ferrymead Bridge during construction next to the old Ferrymead Bridge along Ferry Road looking towards a Mobil service station.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs