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The "violin man" who regularly busked outside the ANZ Bank on Colombo Street.

Winning entry in the People category of the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. Judge’s comments "Well observed and totally relaxed photo of a street scene in the CBD. The people are going...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

John Robert Godley statue, Cathedral Square

John Robert Godley statue, Cathedral Square. Sculptor Thomas Woolner.

Date unspecified year in 2000
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire poi

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire hula and bracelets

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Buskers in the Square

Buskers performing with a German Wheel for a large audience in Cathedral Square.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Bendy Busker

Buskers Festival never ceases to amaze and entertain. One of the best times to be around in The Garden City is definitely during this event. A celebration of different acts from all over the world...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Beautiful smiles

This was taken at the Buskers Festival in Christchurch in January 2013, when my brother and his wife were visiting me. The German performer was truly amazing and a real crowd puller - the happy...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Busking at the Saturday Seaside Market, New Brighton

Two children, one with a cello and the other with a violin, busking on New Brighton Mall at the Saturday Seaside Market. Sports Bar is visible in the background with public art of a surfer to the...

Date 2016-04-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil : Edge of the East, 2016

Statue busker outside the Arts Centre

A man dressed as a stone statue busking in front of a crowd gathered outside Christchurch Arts Centre on Worcester Boulevard on the corner with Rolleston Avenue. Canterbury Museum is visible in the...

Date unspecified year in 1990
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

Kelven Scott in Re:Start Mall

Busker, Kelven Scott, sitting on a platform in Re:Start Mall. East of him is the intersection of Colombo Street and Cashel Street.

Date 2015-11-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection People and streets, 2015

Allen Robb with a barrel organ busking

Allen Robb with a barrel organ busking in the street in Christchurch to raise money for clubrooms for the Phonographic Society at Ferrymead Historic Park.

Date 1971-10-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Yo-Yo People

Yo-Yo Guy, aka John Higby, performing with his wife as Yo-Yo People in the South Quad of the Christchurch Arts Centre as part of the World Buskers Festival 2003.

Date 2003-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection World Buskers Festival 2003 to 2016 collection