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Botanic Gardens

Flower beds at the Botanic Gardens looking north towards the Canterbury Museum.

Date 1990-09-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Shane Duffy collection

Cheerful color

Lovely warm and nice weather, cheerful-colored flowers stand out in the middle of Victoria Square. They took my exhaustion away. Pink, yellow, orange and green, they paint the city. Now all I can...

Date 2019-09-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Poppies in the city

This photo was taken near c1 cafe. It shows why Christchurch is known as the 'Garden City'

Date 2014-05-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Hogsnort Rupert

Dave Luther, of Hogsnort Rupert, with fellow band members, John Reilly and Alec Wishart.

Date 1970-10-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Flower Festivals

As the garden city, it is fitting that Christchurch has hosted numerous flower festivals over the decades. Explore a selection of photographs that show the creative ways in which people have put...

Rhododendrons in Ilam Gardens

When my friend Terry guided me through the magnificent blooms, welcoming me back to Christchurch after 30 years away.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Wreath - Mizpah

Wreath with word the Mizpah on a ribbon underneath it. Word and ribbon appear to have been drawn onto a copy of the negative. Mizpah is Hebrew for 'Watchtower" and can be used to represent the...

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Wreath – Happy Christmas

Wreath on a curling sheet of paper with Happy Christmas written below it.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Wreath – Happy Christmas

Wreath on a curling sheet of paper with Happy Christmas written below it.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Clement Stokell, orchid grower

Views of Mr Clement Stokell an orchid grower in his glass house at his home in Springston.

Date 1969-12-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Clement Stokell, orchid grower

Views of Mr Clement Stokell an orchid grower in his glass house at his home in Springston.

Date 1969-12-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Otahuna and some of its famous daffodils

Newspaper caption: Heartily Welcomed: Colonel the Hon. R. Heaton Rhodes at Tai Tapu. Proof of the popularity in the Ellesmere electorate of Colonel the Hon. R. Heaton Rhodes, M.P., and appreciation of...

Date 1919
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Windsor House library

The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Bella McElligott's 100th birthday

Air New Zealand hostess, Sally Beaumont, presents flowers to Bella McElligott, on her flight to the West Coast to celebrate her 100th birthday.

Date 1983-12-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Margaret McKinlay on her 100th birthday

Margaret McKinlay, originally from Scotland but settled in New Zealand, celebrating 100th birthday at the Nurse Maude Hospital in Merivale.

Date 1982-11-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Man standing in garden with a woman

An unidentified man and woman leaving a stuccoed, tile-roofed house. Pruned bed of roses in the foreground.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection