William Deans, aged 93 (left) with his grand-nephew, Robbie Deans aged 23. William Deans is the brother of Bob Deans, the 1905 All Blacks rugby player and Robbie Deans plays for Canterbury rugby team.
View of Christchurch city from the Port Hills.
Views of soil being removed from the cricket pitch at Lancaster Park.
Aerial view of Lancaster Park stadium along Stevens Street with the Hadlee stand facing the road. Renovations are underway to rebuild the western stands of the stadium.
People queuing overnight in sleeping bags for tickets at Lancaster Park for the Rugby test. The four nearest the camera are Tim Lawrence, Ross Frances, Robbie Rowlands, and Ross McDougall, all from...
The McAlpine Stars marching team at Lancaster Park.
View across part of the pitch to the stands and the Hadlee stand with ANZ and Shell advertisements on the front at Lancaster Park stadium, Waltham.
View across the pitch towards empty stands of grounds maintenance taking place at Lancaster Park.
Doug Bruce (All Blacks) following a kick during the second test of the Lions versus All Blacks at Lancaster Park.
Mr C.H.J. Rhodes, chairman of the competitions committee, and Mr S.E. Husband inspecting the bare and muddy ground on the pitch at Lancaster Park.
Panoramic image of floodlit crowds in the stands and on the pitch at Lancaster Park stadium during Billy Graham's Crusades, an evangelical campaign which toured around the world.
Gameplay action of Daryl Gibson of HSOB running along the pitch toward the try line during the High School Old Boys (HSOB) versus Shirley rugby match at Lancaster Park.
Gameplay action during the Ranfurly Shield rugby match Canterbury versus Otago. Crowds in the stands are visible in the background.
Canterbury rugby team Hooker Matt Sexton and first five eights Andrew Mehrtens with the Ranfurly Shield with a crowd in the background at Lancaster Park.
Player for the Crusaders, Todd Blackadder, running onto the pitch at the start of a Super 12 rugby match with Otago. The horsemen, mascots for the team, are stood either side of players as they run...
Gameplay action of Paula Bale being stopped mid-field by Counties team members with Angus Gardiner running to provide support during a match at Lancaster Park.
View across packed stands at Lancaster Park Stadium with delegates during the opening address of the Jehovah's Witness convention.
Gameplay action of half back Bruce Deans diving after the ball being watched by Skipper Don Hayes during the Canterbury versus North Auckland Rugby Ranfurly Shield match at Lancaster Park.
Gameplay action of Jack Hobbs passing the ball to half back Bruce Deans during the Canterbury versus Auckland Rugby Ranfurly Shield match at Lancaster Park. To the left is prop Murray Davie.
Fergie McCormick leaving the pitch at Lancaster Park following a field goal in the last moments of a rugby match (Canterbury v Wellington) to save the Ranfurly Shield for Canterbury. Supporters are...
View of stadium at Lancaster Park, as seen from the northern fence of 570 Moorhouse Avenue.
Views of Lancaster Park during a rugby match.
Scenes of gameplay during the Plunket Shield cricket match at Lancaster Park between Canterbury and Auckland. Frame one features batsman Seb Kohlhase.
Scenes of gameplay during the Plunket Shield cricket match at Lancaster Park between Canterbury and Auckland. Pictured are batsman and Auckland team captain, John Sparling and Alan Hounsell...