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Merle, Sam & Bruce

Date unspecified month and day in 1986
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Rhythm of Kerala

Members played the Chenda drum, a traditional instrument from Kerala, India for a Diwali Celebration at Tūranga.

Date 2019-10-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

"Costume Cricket Match" held in Hagley Park

This photo,from a family album, I believe depicts some participants in a "Costume Cricket Match" held in Hagley Park on 23 Oct 1877 to raise money for the Indian Famine. Those in the photo are dressed...

Date 1877-10-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Hilda and Hannah

"Hilda Huston on the left with her mother Hannah. Her youngest child Ernest was was born 7 February 1909, so Hannah bore children between 1888 and 1909 over 13 years. This was common in those times...

Date 1911 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie

This is Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie. Christchurch author) Gordon is a small boy on the families orchard in Horotane valley. This photo depicts an encounter with someone who had...

Date 1939-09 (year and month approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

VE Day in Cathedral Square

"VE Day in Cathedral Square. My parents (on the right) travelled from Methven to Christchurch for the celebrations." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified day in 1945-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Four Generations

"Mary Ann Arthur (nee Hastie) born 1864, who married Charles Arthur in NZ in 1885 died 1951. Her parents were Margaret and John Hastie who owned the Hurinui Hotel. Mary's daughter, Florence Templeton...

Date 1940 (year approximate) to 1945 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Otto Gustav Rosenau

Otto Gustav Rosenau a Jewish refugee from Germany who worked with my Grandfather Max Ogilvie for a time on his orchard in Horotane valley and then went to enlist on the 26th December 1939

Date unspecified day in 1940-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Sitting room

"Sitting room at 277 Riccarton Road. Mother, 3 older brothers sitting on small log boxes on either side of an open fire. Mother's friend and 2 children. My father at the train set. 1945/46." -...

Date unspecified month and day in 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Arthur Fleetwood

"My grandad Arthur Fleetwood, 4th from the left, was in the Home Guard here in Christchurch." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified month and day in 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Rapaki walking track

"Bench on top of the Rapaki walking track. We hiked up there and had a picnic." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified day in 2016-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Acrobatics on sheep sculptures during FESTA

I happened to spot some friends who then decided to do some impromptu acrobatics on the sheep sculptures during the FEStival of Transitional Architecture.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Young and old relaxing inside Orbis at FESTA

Young and old alike are delighted by the Orbis CityUps installation during the FEStival of Transitional Architecture. Orbis was created by a team from the University of Auckland.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Reflecting upon the familiar sight of road cones during FESTA

Visitors reflect upon the road cones that became a part of Christchurch life after the earthquake. The cones are part of the Antigravity CityUps installation at the FEStival of Transitional...

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire poi

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Busker amazes the FESTA crowds with fire hula and bracelets

A pair of buskers amazed the crowds at the FEStival of Transitional Architecture with their performances of fire.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Lorde rocks the crowd during the Christchurch leg of her first New Zealand tour

Lorde (Ella Yelich-O'Connor) performs to a packed crowd at Horncastle Arena during the Christchurch leg of her first New Zealand tour.

Date 2014-10-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

A family has a friendly encounter with horses at Little River

A pair of very friendly horses approached the fence bordering the car park at Little River, hoping to get some attention from a family who happily obliged.

Date 2014-12-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

A toddler helps a duck to cross the road

A toddler 'helps' this muscovy shelduck to 'cross the road' at Travis Wetland Nature Heritage Park.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Child wonders about the protesters at Diwali

A child stops and wonders what the people in masks are protesting about during the Diwali Festival, held at Cathedral Square for the first time.

Date 2018-11-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Dog jealous about food at Guy Fawkes

A dog looks on jealously as those around him enjoy the street food on offer at New Brighton Mall, among the many who came to attend the fireworks display at New Brighton Pier later that evening on Guy...

Date 2018-11-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Diwali celebrations continue into the night

Even after official Diwali events have concluded and crowds have mostly subsided, the festivities continue for some still at Cathedral Square, cheered on by a man with a drum and his friends.

Date 2018-11-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Kites at an airport

The two boys with kites are my brother and me, and other family members are around as well. At the time we lived at the Harewood Transit Camp. Dad used to make the kites from very light fine paper and...

Date 1958 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt