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British Commonwealth Games planning

The secretary of the British Commonwealth Games Federation, Mr Kenneth Sandilands Duncan (right) , discussing plans and finance with the chairman of Commonwealth Games Promotion New Zealand, Mr A. I...

Date 1969-12-02
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

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

At the Commonwealth Games

Viva Sila (right), Samoa Mavaega (back) at the Commonwealth Games at QEII Park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Talanoa I Measina

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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Mr C. H. J. Brown with Commonwealth Games emblem

Views of Mr C. H. J. Brown, the Commonwealth Games Association marketing manager, with versions of the New Zealand team's Commonwealth Games emblem ahead of the games in Brisbane.

Date 1981-07-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Bag of dollars poured on R. S. Scott’s head

The Commonwealth Games organising committee chairman, Mr R. S. Scott (seated), receives a cash donation from Mr J. D. Liddle, New Zealand manager of Woolworths (thought to be standing with cash). Man...

Date 1970-12-17
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Commonwealth Games planning

R. S. Scott, chairman for the organising committee of the Commonwealth Games Organisation discussing feasibility of installing a temporary tartan track at Lancaster Park for the 1974 Commonwealth...

Date 1971-01-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Delegation for 1974 Commonwealth Games application

Views of delegation who will promote New Zealand's application for the 1974 Commonwealth Games. Pictured are H. C. Blazey, E. H. William, R. S. Scott, H. T. Dean, M. F. Hunter and N. B. Ulrich.

Date 1970-06-13
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Jock Morrison

Views of Jock Morrison, New Zealand weightlifting team coach at the Commonwealth Games.

Date 1970-07-02
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Jock Morrison

Views of Jock Morrison, New Zealand weightlifting team coach at the Commonwealth Games.

Date 1970-07-02
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Commonwealth Games medallists

Views of Barbara Poulsen and Tony Ebert at Christchurch Airport with the medals they won at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.

Date 1970-07-31
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

The new Bank of New Zealand uniforms

Gail Smith (left), Kate Slowey and Adrienne Berrett in the new Bank of New Zealand uniforms. The new uniforms were issued to coincide with the Christchurch Commonwealth Games.

Date 1974-01-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs