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Branded car for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Mr Ron Scott checking the key in one of the 181 fleet cars branded with the Christchurch Commonwealth Games logo. Liz Sanders, one of the...

Date 1973-12-14
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Commonwealth Games souvenirs and medals exhibition

Mrs Joan Woodward holding a selection of Commonwealth Games medals which have been won through the years by Canterbury athletes. The medals formed part of an exhibition of items from past Games at the...

Date 1973-12-19
Format Photograph
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Christchurch Commonwealth Games medallion

Example of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games medallion designed by F. J. Bierens of Auckland to represent the racial harmony of New Zealand with both the kiwi and tiki incorporated into the design.

Date 1973-12-10
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Merchandise for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Mrs Claire Phipps, assistant marketing executive on the Games Promotion Committee with merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on...

Date 1973-05-15
Format Photograph
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Victory hostess outfits, Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Two women modelling the victory hostess outfits and medal designs for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton.

Date 1973-12-19
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Merchandise for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Selection of merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on their products including balloons, bags, dolls, t-shirts and drinks.

Date 1973-05-15
Format Photograph
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Victory hostess outfits, Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Two women modelling the victory hostess evening gowns for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton. The gowns were designed by Mrs Eileen Halley.

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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Athletics meeting at QEII Park

Athletes on the track at an athletics meeting prior to the 1974 Commonwealth Games at Queen Elizabeth II Park. Highly Commended in the People category of the 2020 Christchurch City Libraries Photo...

Date 1974
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Mene Mene competing at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

New Zealand athlete Mene Mene landing in the long jump pit whilst competing in the Decathlon at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games at QEII Stadium.

Date 1974-01-26
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Mene Mene competing at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

New Zealand athlete Mene Mene winning the second heat of the decathlon 100 metres, followed by Sanitesi Latu (Tonga), Robert Lethbridge (Australia) and Sitiveni Rabuka (Fiji) at the Christchurch...

Date 1974-01-30
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

School teachers cycling to QEII Park

Auckland school teachers, Elaine Williams (front) and Adrienne Allen on a tandem bicycle, cycling from Fendalton to Queen Elizabeth II Park wearing the colours of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games.

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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

CHTV3 Christchurch Commonwealth Games studio

Interior of the CHTV3 studio in Christchurch, designed for co-ordinating and broadcasting coverage of the Commonwealth Games. Camera men are setting up the studio with presenter, and Games frontman...

Date 1974-01-24
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Sydney residents watching Christchurch Commonwealth Games

A group of Sydney, Australia residents watching coverage of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games shown as part of a window display at the New Zealand Government Tourist Bureau in Pitt St, Sydney.

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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Dismantling temporary seating at QEII Park

Des Clarke, a labourer for Calray Construction, fastening a chain around a section of temporary seating being removed at QEII Park which was put up for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games.

Date 1974-06-27
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

View across the track and pitch to full spectator stands during the opening of the Commonwealth Games at the QEII Park. In the foreground are a flock of pigeons taking flight across the track.

Date 1974-02-05
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

A large group of children running along the track at pitch at QEII Park during a performance at opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. In the foreground is a marching band and packed spectator...

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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

View during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, QEII Park stadium. In the foreground are members of Canterbury pigeon clubs preparing to release flocks of pigeons. On the pitch are...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Commonwealth Games victory hostesses

A team enters the grounds watched by the Commonwealth Games victory hostesses. Views across to packed spectator stands are in the background. The ceremony was beamed live by satellite to television...

Date 1974-02-02
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Prince Philip at the Commonwealth Games

An athlete shaking hands with Prince Philip on stage at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at QEII Park stadium. Photographer and packed spectator stands are in the background.

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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

New Zealand team at Commonwealth Games

The New Zealand team walking around the track at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at the QEII Park. Full spectator stands are in the background.

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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs