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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...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Risingholme Community Centre extension, Opawa

Exterior of Risingholme Community Centre during extensions to the craft block. A workman is visible on the left hand side cutting wood for the extension.

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Collection 1975 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
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Collection 1987 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
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Collection 1984 Star photographs

Big Apple ice rink exterior

Exterior of Big Apple ice rink under construction on Brougham Street.

Date 1985-08-07
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Collection 1985 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
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Collection 1985 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
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Collection 1985 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
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Collection 1985 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
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Collection 1985 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
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

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
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Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Captain Basil Brooke Irwin and friends

[Frames 14a to 15a] Captain Basil Brooke Irwin, former captain of the old Rangatira, standing with a group of four friends. [Frame 16a] Captain Basil Brooke Irwin smoking a tobacco pipe. [Frames 17a...

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

Raycroft Street, Opawa

Views of boats parked outside houses along Raycroft Street in Opawa.

Date 1970-04-17
Format Negative
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Garden at Grange Street Opawa

My parents bought their first home in Grange Street, Opawa in 1953. They were great gardeners. The patch of potatoes (above my mother's back) was grown prior to the planting of a lawn. Fence palings...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Halloween at Opawa School

Opawa School pupils Chris Jassett, Anna Miers and Sacha Cleverley in Halloween costumes.

Date 1982-10-30
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

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...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt