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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

Pukeko jostling over a shoot

These two pukeko at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve grabbed the same shoot from the shallow water and jostled over it for a bit.

Date 2018-02-10
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

Fledgling pukeko at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

I spotted this fledgling pukeko in the undergrowth, playing with a twig in the shallow upper reaches of the Styx River inside Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.

Date 2017-03-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Anaya perfomers for Diwali

Anaya performed a beautiful Bollywood dance for our Diwali celebration.

Date 2019-10-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Timila Dance Academy performing Lezim

Lezim is a folk dance form, from the state of Maharashtra in India for which dancers carry a small musical instrument with jingling cymbals

Date 2019-10-19
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

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

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

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