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Display board for Hawtrey Company

Display board for Hawtrey Company, displaying images of Avon River boaters. Attached to a wall of the Antigua Boat Sheds.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Display board for Sheridan Company

Display board for Sheridan Theatre Company, displaying portraits and images of Avon River boaters and cyclists. Attached to a wall of the Antigua Boat Sheds.

Date unspecified day in 1901-11
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Display of photos

Display of photographs showing the construction of QEII Park back in the 1970s at the QEII Park Farewell Event.

Date 2012-12-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gina Hubert earthquake collection

Living room of Peveral Place

Living room of Peveral Place on Mulcocks Road in Flaxton, home of Edward & Thirza Mulcock and their family of 17 children.

Date unspecified year in 187X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Dining room of Peveral Place

Dining room of Peveral Place on Mulcocks Road in Flaxton, home of Edward & Thirza Mulcock and their family of 17 children.

Date unspecified year in 187X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

2020 Photo Hunt

The theme for the 2020 Photo Hunt was Encounter Our Stories which was part of the Heritage Festival theme of Encounter our Stories – Arts, culture and identity. It marks the 12th Photo Hunt and ran...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

2021 Photo Hunt

The theme for the 2021 Photo Hunt was "People and Place - our stories revealed" and ran from Friday 1 October to Sunday 31 October.

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

Manfish at North New Brighton Zoo

"Many will remember The "Manfish" which greeted thousands of people over the the years at the entrance to the North Beach Zoo on Beach Road. Many children believed this as for real but of course was...

Date unspecified year in 199X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2021 Photo Hunt

New Brighton Zoo

"Thanking the NB Districts Historical Society (Inc) for a copy of this photo and the opportunity to share. These are the original letters from the ZOO." - Contributor's note.

Date unspecified year in 199X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2021 Photo Hunt

Arthur Ivory

Portraits of Arthur Ivory, a retired post office official, with a selection of the love letters he exchanged with a woman called Madge King during the Second World War and is looking to be reunited...

Date 1981-07-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Portrait of Madge King from 1943

Portrait of Madge King taken in 1943 pasted into a book owned by Arthur Ivory who exchanged wartime love letters with her.

Date 1981-07-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

2018 Photo Hunt

"Strength from struggle" was the theme for Heritage Week in 2019. The judges noted that this year the photos reflected Christchurch’s social history. In a year that marks many milestones for New...

Date 2018
Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

Kaiapoi Mayor B. O. Williams

Portraits of the Mayor of Kaiapoi, Benjamin Owen Williams, sitting in a lounge with frames photographs on the wall in background.

Date 1971-10-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Six men in suits with a birthday cake

Six surviving Pioneer Amateur Sports Club founders wearing suits, sitting and standing around a birthday cake at the 102nd birthday celebration of Charles Forder. Visible behind are 4 art pieces...

Date 1933-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Pioneer Amateur Sports club images

Arthur Ivory

Portraits of Arthur Ivory, a retired post office official who exchanged love letters with a woman called Madge King during the Second World War and is looking to be reunited with her.

Date 1981-07-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Christchurch Photo Hunt

The Christchurch Photo Hunt is our annual heritage image competition. Christchurch City Libraries has run a Photo Hunt since 2008. People share their photographic memories to help build our...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Collections

2008 Photo Hunt

2008 was the inaugural Christchurch Photo Hunt, held to coincide with Heritage Week. Heritage Week 2008 was a celebration of Christchurch's heritage of the post-war period with the theme of...

Date 2008
Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

Rangiora High School prior to 1906

Views of a photograph labelled “High School, Rangiora, N. Z.” with a handwritten note stating “Prior to 1906”. The photograph is on top of overseas postage stamps.

Date 1971-04-17
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

L. H. Beynon with photograph of daughter Mary Ann

L. H. Beynon holding a letter and photograph of daughter Mary Ann, away on a rugby supporters trip in South Africa.

Date 1970-08-17
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips