Art by Owen Dippie in Manchester Street for the Spectrum Street Art Festival.
Art by Owen Dippie on the northern facade of 103 Manchester Street.
A group of people sat on the back on an elephant during an elephant ride at Taronga Zoological Park in Sydney, Australia.
Philip Wild, who dressed up as mascot Larry the Lamb, with the Ranfurly Shield and trying the lamb suit head on Dolly the elephant.
"Peter Williams, then 3ZB radio announcer, later TV personality, riding an elephant during a circus parade in Cambridge Terrace with old public library building in the background on 1st Feb 1979." -...
"Elephants and horses from a visiting circus being exercised, Rolleston Avenue, Chch, outside Christs College, 30th January 1979." - Contributor's note. Highly Commended in the Places category of 2020...
Bruce McMillan atop a papier mache elephant at Jellie Park. Les Wood is also pictured.
There has been a surprising amount of elephants in Christchurch over time, both real and fake. In December 1966 an elephant race was even held in Papanui. Explore this set to see a few from our...
University students dressed in an elephant costume as an elephant trainer at the student capping week parade in Christchurch.
Dolly, an Indian elephant, of the Industries Fair's free circus being brushed at the Addington Show Grounds.
Views of patients at Burwood Hospital watching an elephant act from the Ridgway’s Circus in the hospital grounds.
A man riding an elephant in the Christmas Parade.
Crowds watching a man on an elephant in the Christmas Parade.
Views of a lunchtime animal race at Cranmer Square organised by the Christchurch East branch of Rotary to publicise Ridgway’s Circus.
Decorated shipping containers beneath the cliff on the road to Sumner, Christchurch.
Handlers, Paul Terry (left) and George Welsh with children riding Jumbo-Jumbo the elephant at the Industries Fair at the Addington Show Grounds.
Animal lanterns in Victoria Square for Chinese Lantern Festival.
Was the heyday of the circus visiting town when it was OK to have elephants tied up. Locals were allowed to go and feed the elephants with bread - very exciting to us city girls
A large elephant float on wheels being pushed by a group of children in Hagley Park in preparation for the Hay's Christmas Parade. Behind it is a giraffe float also heading towards the parade.