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Lockdown activities

Be inspired by some activities captured in our digital heritage collection that you could attempt with your bubble during our Lockdown.

Egg and spoon race at Parklands Mall

A group of women participating in an egg and spoon race for charity in the carpark outside Parklands Shopping Mall. Participants include Mrs Helen Omand (right), Mrs Jan Barkle, Mrs Marie Kyle, Mrs...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Model gliders at Wigram

A group of model glider enthusiasts gathered at Wigram with their model gliders as part of the annual Canterbury inter-club flying competition.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Surf competition at Scarborough

Scenes of surfers riding the waves during a surf competition at Scarborough. Frame one is of Robbie Hardie of Sumner.

Date 1969-12-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Wainoni School student director, cast and crew

Director of "The Mark of the Taniwha" Susan Butters (right with camera) with the cast and crew. All are students at Wainoni School who won the "Spot On" video contest for two consecutive years.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Wainoni School student director and star

Director of "The Mark of the Taniwha" Susan Butters (left) with star performer Carra Smith who is holding a model. Both are students at Wainoni School who won the "Spot On" video contest for two...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Wainoni Primary School students, Spot -On video competition

Film crew from Wainoni Primary School with award as winners of the Spot-On video competition. From left, Shane Magee, Sara Tamati, Richard Samaeli, Fred Williams, Bich Trieu, Matthias Luafutu, Susan...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Canterbury provincial fire brigade competition

Members of the Rangiora No.1 team competing at the Canterbury provincial fire brigade competition in Lyttelton. Pictured are, from left, Ray Hart, Peter Dench and Don Hassall.

Date 1973-11-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Lions Silver Shears competition

Views of participants during the Lions Silver Shears competition at Canterbury Court. Frames two and three are of Ron Somerfield, left, and Malcolm Holland competing in the event.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Annual baby show at Northland Shopping Mall

Views of entrants in the 6 to 12 month section of the annual baby show at Northlands Shopping Mall, jointly organised by the mall and the Papanui sub-branch of the Plunket Society.

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

Lions Silver Shears competition

Views of participants during the Lions Silver Shears competition at Canterbury Court. Frame one is of Ron Somerfield, left, and Malcolm Holland competing in the event. Frame two is of Jim Collier with...

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sheep dog trials at Springfield last week

Newspaper caption: Mrs Johnson presenting trophies to C. A. Denton for Class 1 event.

Date 1927
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The Baby Queen competition at Southbridge patriotic fete

Newspaper caption: In the centre, the Queen (Constance Greenall); on the left of her, Ngahuia Matene, the Sedgemere candidate. This election brought the sum of £576 and the whole fete about £900.

Date 1916-03-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Lincoln Ploughing Match Association 10th annual competition

Newspaper caption: The Lincoln Association's annual ploughing match was held at Springston and thirty-nine competitors took part. (1) The Lincoln Agricultural College four-horse team, best on the...

Date 1924
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Christchurch Arts Festival poster

Mr Bill Paynter, art director for The Press, with his winning Christchurch Arts Festival poster design.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Starlets with winning colouring competition entries

Winners of a Deaf Awareness Week competition. From left front Diana Nemeth, Jason Hoving, Janice Brown, Darren Jones, (back) Nicola Whitta, Karen Day, Aneta Timu, Sheree McQuillan and Isabel Robertson...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Railway St John Ambulance lifesaving competition

Members of the Invercargill team tending to "patients" during the Railway St John Ambulance lifesaving competition for the New Zealand Road Alliance Shield at the Addington Railway Workshops.

Date 1970-09-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Canterbury senior croquet tournament

Mrs Marie O'Malley using her mallet to sweep water from the green whilst being watched by her croquet partner Miss Betty Innes during the Canterbury senior croquet tournament at Elmwood Croquet Club...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Star photographs

Coronation Street look-a-like competition entrants

Miss Mai Willers (right) with Mrs L. Paine and Mrs V. Williams. The three women entered a Coronation Street character look-a-like competition, and Miss Withers won the award for looking most like...

Date 1969-12-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Denise Bigham with colouring competition entries

Three year old Denise Bigham with entries into "The Star" School Playtime colouring competition at "The Star" offices on Kilmore Street.

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