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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.

Farmers' Union annual picnic at Lincoln Agricultural College

Newspaper caption: The members of the Farmers' Union held their annual picnic at Lincoln Agricultural College on Thursday. The afternoon was pleasantly spent on the College sports ground and there was...

Date 1908-12-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Snowballing at Heathcote Valley School

Children playing in snow at Heathcote Valley School.

Date 1900 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1919 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Children's Olympics at the Youth Alive Trust Event

A group of children participating in an indoor tug-of-war game at the Grace Vineyard Beach Campus at 111-113 Seaview Road, New Brighton. The game is part of a Children's Olympics at a Youth Alive...

Date 2016-08-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil : Edge of the East, 2016

Man playing solitaire at a rest home

A man sat at a computer playing solitaire in the corner of a room at a rest home in New Brighton.

Date 2016-03-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil : Edge of the East, 2016

Children's Olympics at the Grace Vineyard Beach Campus

A group of children participating in an indoor tug-of-war game at the Grace Vineyard Beach Campus at 111-113 Seaview Road, New Brighton. The game is part of a Children's Olympics at a Youth Alive...

Date 2016-08-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil : Edge of the East, 2016

Masataki Saijo

Masataki Saijo, a professional Go board game player who is in New Zealand as part of a tour to promote the game.

Date 1981-09-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Playing with friends

An interviewee shares stories of playing as a child at The Grassy, playground and Lyttelton Gaol with friends.

Date 2016 to 2018
Format Audio
Resource Type Sound
Collection

Hide and seek

Micheal Will shares a story of playing hide and seek in Lyttelton as a child.

Date 2016 to 2018
Format Audio
Resource Type Sound
Collection

Bobbing for apples at Kaiapoi cub day

Canterbury cubs watching two cubs bobbing for apples during the National Cub Day celebrations held at Blue Skies in Kaiapoi.

Date 1971-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Draughts player Jack Dowie

Portraits of Jack Dowie seated on a sofa with a draughts board on his lap. Mr Dowie has won six New Zealand draughts titles.

Date 1972-05-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Chess player Bernard Carpinter

Head and shoulder portraits of Bernard Carpinter, member of the six-man New Zealand chess team which will go to the world championships at Skopje in Yugoslavia.

Date 1972-05-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips