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Group of children holding a ball off the ground, QEII Park

School children in QEII Park trying to keep a colourful 'Earth' ball off the ground during celebrations of the visit by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Date 1986-03-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

St Saviour's Orphanage outing

St Saviour's Orphanage outing on Stranges Pantechnicon Contributor's comment: "where was OSH?"

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Heathcote Railway Station during the 1945 Big Snow

Group of people having a snowfight at the Heathcote Railway Station in front of stationary train. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

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 Christchurch Star photographs

Sumner School students with inflatable dinosaur

Group of Sumner School students posing in front of a large inflatable dinosaur.

Date unspecified year in 1990 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

Dodgem Car ride

Four people on a dodgem car ride in Hagley Park.

Date unspecified year in 1990 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

Velcro wall at the Carlton Hotel

Dominion Breweries employees, Graham Stockdale and Julie Younger, trying out a large Velcro wall at the Carlton Hotel on Papanui Road. Patrons are invited to compete for prizes for the best sticker...

Date 1991-01-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Horse drawn wagon at Riccarton

Adults and children on a wooden wagon pulled by a horse at a festival in Riccarton.

Date 1978-12-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1978 Christchurch Star photographs

Sack riding at QEII Park

Two girls, Mariam Hunter of Papanui and Hannah Graham of St Albans, on the sack ride at QEII Park

Date 1991-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

The New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade raft and rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race. Residential housing along Hulverstone Drive in Avondale is visible in the background with...

Date 1991-04-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Children splashing in mobile spa pools

Group of children splashing around in mobile spa pools on Wycola Avenue as part of a school holiday activity programme promotion by Radio Avon.

Date 1980-01-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Christchurch Star photographs

Waimairi Vintage Country Fair 78

Groups of children playing under a the livery chute of a threshing machine, amongst a pile of hay, at the Waimairi Vintage Country Fair.

Date 1978-02-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1978 Christchurch Star photographs

Summertime Antics

Some highlights from our collection showing summertime activities around Canterbury.

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Child on Sumner Beach

A child chasing seagulls on Sumner Beach. Several other people are visible on the beach in the background.

Date 2004 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race

Teachers' raft at Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race on Avon River.

Date unspecified year in 1970 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

Halswell Winter Ball, Halswell Community Hall

Band, Phoenix Knights, playing at the Halswell Winter Ball at the Halswell Community Hall, 450 Halswell Road. Groups of children and adults are dancing in the foreground.

Date 2015-08-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nicholas Glen : Halswell Project, 2015

Lila and Sid playing in their lounge

Two children, Lila and Sid playing with dolls houses in their lounge. Their mother is to the left bringing them another toy.

Date 2016-08-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil : Edge of the East, 2016