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Unexpected hot air balloon over Classical Sparks

A very unexpected hot air balloon flew over the Classical Sparks concert in North Hagley Park in the middle of the performance.

Date 2014-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Hot air balloon passing over the crowd at Classical Sparks

A hot air balloon passes directly overhead during the Classical Sparks concert in North Hagley Park.

Date 2014-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Total lunar eclipse looking over the trees at Nunweek Park

The moon during the totality of the eclipse, framed by tops of trees at Nunweek Park in Northwest Christchurch.

Date 2014-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Fascinating flowers at Botanic D'Lights

Last minute crowds are let in after queuing for a hour at the Botanic D'Lights exhibition at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens before closing time, and are delighted by the flowers that line the path...

Date 2018-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Rain Tree at Botanic D'Lights

Last minute crowds are let in after queuing for a hour at the Botanic D'Lights exhibition at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens before closing time, and are delighted by the rain tree that they find...

Date 2018-08-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Little shag feeding offspring at Horseshoe Lake Reserve

Horseshoe Lake Reserve is now home to a colony of little shag during nesting season that can be seen from the car park area. During the day the parents routinely fly away to fish, and return to feed...

Date 2018-11-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Vivid green

The leaves are fresh after the storm. The clear blue sky brings out the color in green. I feel the breath of life and power. I can’t see it, but I can feel it. This makes me think about what I can do...

Date 2019-10-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Cheerful color

Lovely warm and nice weather, cheerful-colored flowers stand out in the middle of Victoria Square. They took my exhaustion away. Pink, yellow, orange and green, they paint the city. Now all I can...

Date 2019-09-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

No fear

In 2016 this blackbird decided to raise her young in a nest built in a pot plant, at head height, right beside our front door. She and her babies would freeze whenever we went in or out, but were...

Date 2016-11-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Mother and child capuchin

A mother and child capuchin monkey share a bonding moment at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.

Date 2018-04-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Admiring the view of Banks Peninsula with a goat at the Hilltop Tavern

We encountered a very friendly goat at the Hilltop Tavern, where we were attending a wedding. It was perfectly content to sit down and enjoy the view of Banks Peninsula for a while.

Date 2014-01-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Poppies in the city

This photo was taken near c1 cafe. It shows why Christchurch is known as the 'Garden City'

Date 2014-05-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Buzzed by an RNZAF Black Falcon Super Tucano

An Super Tucano of the RNZAF Black Falcon aerobatic display team flying overhead during a display at New Brighton.

Date 2017-11-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Camera operator enjoying the performance at Diwali

I noticed that this camera man who was filming the live performance at the Diwali Festival was clearly enjoying the experience.

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

Children marvel at the ice sculpture at the Diwali Festival

Children marvel at the ice sculptures on display at the Diwali Festival inside Horncastle Arena.

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

A toddler marvels at fish at the Discovery Centre in the Canterbury Museum

A toddler marvels at the fish swimming inside the tank at the Discovery Centre in the Canterbury Museum.

Date 2017-03-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Bonus spider with your bouquet

My wife got a bouquet as a thank you... I discovered it came with a bonus crab spider.

Date 2016-01-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Rippa Rugby at Englefield Park

Parklands versus another team on a frosty morning at Englefield Park

Date 2018-06-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

New Years Eve fishing at Diamond Harbour

I came across this family on New Years Eve enjoying a spot of fishing at Diamond Harbour.

Date 2015-12-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon flying overhead on approach to Christchurch

I was almost directly under the approach path of this USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon that had just returned from an aerobatic display at Warbirds over Wanaka, and was about to land at Christchurch...

Date 2018-03-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt