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The Godley head gun emplacements of Christchurch

View of the fencing around the Godley Head gun placements, along the Godley Head Gun Emplacements Track with a sea mist in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Godley Head track

"Taken on the Godley Head track, looking at the old historic military buildings." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Godley Head lighthouse

A lighthouse and keepers cottage was erected in the early 1860's, constructed with locally quarried stone. It first displayed its light in early 1865. Access to the light was initially by way of a...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Godley Head lighthouse

A lighthouse and keepers cottage was erected in the early 1860's, constructed with locally quarried stone. It first displayed its light in early 1865. Access to the light was initially by way of a...

Date 1882 to 1885 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Summer picnic outing

This photograph is of my Uncle, Aunty and cousins on a summer picnic outing around 1954. I'm not sure of the exact location, but love the image and looks to have been taken in the Banks Peninsula area...

Date 1954 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Paragliding from Summit Road

Paraglider leaving the launch area on Summit Road, Sumner. Views are visible from Taylors Mistake, Harris Bay and Godley Head. A cargo ship is visible at sea.

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

Looking east, Godley Head

Looking east at sunrise; at the old Godley head gun emplacements.

Date 2016-06-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Zig-zag climb on the route to Taylor's Mistake

Leah, a visitor from the North Island was keen to go walking on the hills. I suggested my favourite walk, Whitewash Road to Taylor's Mistake. Commencing at Scarborough we had views of Sumner and the...

Date 1997-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

The Gray Family

Views of Brian Gray (new chief lighthouse keeper at Godley Head) with his family (his wife, Thelma and Lesley, Kelly and Maria).

Date 1971-12-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

From Godley Head, looking north

Taken at Godley Head looking north towards Christchurch. The Godley Head Coastal track starts from Taylors Mistake beach which passes a row of historic beaches such as Boulder Bay.

Date 2016-03-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Landslide near Little Port Cooper viewed from Godley Head

Dust billows seconds after a deep roaring sound signaled the collapse of a huge section of the cliff near Little Port Cooper on ANZAC Day, as seen from Godley Head. Dark sediment and breaks in the...

Date 2019-04-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Centenary plaque

Plaque at the top of Evans Pass commemorating Captain Joseph Thomas, engineer and surveyor for the Canterbury Association. Canterbury Centenary 1850 - 1950.

Date 2012-11-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Jane and Mike Rodgers collection

Children play in the tide, South New Brighton

Three children playing on South New Brighton beach with the waves and views across to Godley Head in the background.

Date 2016-03-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

Surf lifeguards on New Brighton beach

Two surf lifeguards, an adult and a child, walking along New Brighton beach. Views across towards Godley Head are in the background.

Date 2016-03-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

People on New Brighton beach

Two children and a surfer on New Brighton beach with the pier and views across to Godley Head in the background.

Date 2016-03-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

Godley Head lighthouse

Exterior view of the Godley Head lighthouse.

Date 1946-07-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Lighthouse keeper and family

Lighthouse keeper, Brian Gray, with his wife Thelma, and their three children, Lesley, Kelly, and Maria.

Date 1971-12-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs