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Stryker Six fire engine

Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.

Date 1992-08-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

First commercial jet flight to Christchurch

The first commercial flight, Boeing 707, arriving at Christchurch Airport, a Qantas flight from Queensland and the Northern Territories.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon flying overhead on approach to Christchurch

I was almost directly under the approach path of this USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon that had just returned from an aerobatic display at Warbirds over Wanaka, and was about to land at Christchurch...

Date 2018-03-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Infant looking over the cargo bay of a C-17 Globemaster III

An infant looks out through an observation window over the cargo bay inside a C-17 Globemaster III at the United States Antarctic Programme Open Day at Christchurch Airport.

Date 2014-10-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Entering the belly of the C-17 Globemaster III

Entering the cargo bay via the cargo ramp of a C-17 Globemaster III at the United States Antarctic Programme Open Day at Christchurch Airport.

Date 2014-10-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Grounded 777s

"Rows of Air New Zealand long-haul Boeing 777s parked for storage at Christchurch International Airport. Flight operations all but stopped during the COVID 19 lockdown." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Aeroplane at Christchurch Airport

An Australian aeroplane, VH-EBK on the tarmac at Christchurch International Airport.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Safety procedures training day for cabin crew

Safety procedures instructor, Bob Sutherland, teaching Air New Zealand trainee cabin crew at the Leonard Isitt training centre at Christchurch Airport.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Safety procedures training day for cabin crew

A group of Air New Zealand trainee cabin crew in a classroom during a safety procedures training day at the Leonard Isitt training centre at Christchurch Airport.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Erica and Fiona at Garden City Helicopters

Erica (left) and Fiona have been friends for a number of years as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Here they are pictured during a visit to Garden City Helicopters at Christchurch...

Date 2019
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Loreen and Kylie at the Christchurch Antarctic Centre

Loreen (left) and Kylie were matched in Aug 2018 as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Kylie was very excited to have a new friend to take her out. Here they are taking a selfie with a...

Date 2019
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

PDL Air show at Christchurch Airport

Four Skyhawk aeroplanes in flight above Christchurch Airport during the PDL Air show. One of the planes is being refuelled in flight via a refuelling connection.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

New Zealand cricket team members

Members of the New Zealand cricket team at Christchurch International Airport ahead of travelling to Australia. Frames one and two are of cricket team captain Graham Dowling with his family, from left...

Date 1969-12-23
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

New Zealand cricket team members

Brian Hastings (centre), batsman for the New Zealand cricket team at Christchurch International Airport ahead of travelling to Australia. He is holding his son Mark Hastings with his wife, Maureen...

Date 1969-12-23
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Royal Christchurch Musical Society members

Members of the Royal Christchurch Musical Society at Christchurch International Airport before travelling to Nelson for a performance.

Date 1969-12-13
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Christchurch Star annual Christmas party for the elderly

Scenes of Mrs Carrie Fraser (centre) cutting the Christmas cake at the Christchurch Star annual Christmas party for the elderly at the Skyline Restaurant at Christchurch International Airport. To Mrs...

Date 1969-12-19
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Royal Navy commander arriving at Christchurch Airport

Views of Vice Admiral L. D. Empson (left) who is commander of the Royal Navy Far East Fleet, being welcomed at Christchurch Airport by F. Welch United States Navy Commander of Operation Deep Freeze.

Date 1970-02-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sergeant J. Hunson preparing a Thanksgiving dinner

US Navy First Class Sergeant J. Hunson preparing a Thanksgiving dinner for the men of Operation Deep Freeze at Christchurch International Airport.

Date 1969-11-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Jean Batten

View of Jean Batten at Christchurch Airport, a New Zealand pilot who made the first direct flight between London and New Zealand in 1936.

Date 1970-02-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Overseas students arriving in Christchurch

Scenes of a large group of overseas students arriving at Christchurch Airport to study at the University of Canterbury.

Date 1970-02-19
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips