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St John Ambulance training exercise

Members of the Risingholme Division of St John Ambulance Brigade tending to "victims" of a simulated car accident as a training exercise at Risingholme Community Centre in Opawa.

Date 1970-07-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

Opawa Post Office

Exterior of Opawa Post Office at 151 Opawa Road.

Date 1983-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Indoor ski ramp

Gay Le Comte using the indoor ski ramp at the Big Apple ice fair at the Big Apple Ice Rink on Brougham Street.

Date 1987-04-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Christchurch Star photographs

Construction of Big Apple ice rink

John Vryenhoek and John Mitchell, developers of Big Apple ice rink on the Brougham Street site during the early stages of construction.

Date 1984-09-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Hiring ice skates

Ice skates for hire at Big Apple ice rink shortly ahead of the rink's official opening.

Date 1985-04-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Opening of Big Apple ice rink

Skaters at the newly opened Big Apple ice rink, the first international sized rink in Christchurch, on Brougham Street in Opawa.

Date 1985-04-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Big Apple ice rink café

People taking a break from ice skating at the café at Big Apple ice rink shortly after it opened on Brougham Street in Opawa.

Date 1985-04-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Big Apple ice rink mountain mural

Painter, Dave Blyth, with the Swiss mountain mural he is painting on carpet to reduce echoes at the Big Apple ice rink ahead of its opening on Brougham Street in Opawa.

Date 1985-04-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Big Apple ice skating rink awaiting pipelaying

The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.

Date 1985-03-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Christchurch Star photographs

Opawa Methodist Church, Corner Opawa and Aynsley Terrace

Exterior of Opawa Methodist Church on the Corner of Opawa Road and Aynsley Terrace in Opawa.

Date 1990-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Rosemary Spiewak collection

Christmas in the backyard

A family Christmas in our back yard in Opawa. I am showing off my new scooter, my sister Jenny has a cane dolls pram and my cousin Wayne has a carpentry set. I can't see what his brother Chris has. My...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

One of my mothers brothers during the Depression

One of my mothers brothers during the Depression. The family lived at what was the end of Butler Street in Opawa where they rented some land. There was enough room for a few cows which the boys had to...

Date 1925 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows

My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows they had for milking, on the bit of land they rented out at the end of Butler Street, in Opawa. They had cows, chickens and a big vege garden and my...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

First birthday, 1951

My first birthday. Taken on the back lawn of our house in Opawa. I am wearing a sun bonnet and Dad has been persuaded into wearing a tie. It looks as though he might have been mowing the lawn - I can...

Date 1951-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Rudolf Steiner school fair balloon

Rudolf Steiner teacher, Thomas Proctor, with students about to launch a balloon advertising the school fair.

Date 1979-11-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

My 21st birthday

"In 1963 I [Kareen Luscombe] turned 21 years old. Here I am admiring my birthday gifts." - Contributor's note

Date 1963-06-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt