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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

Duckworth and Turner shoe factory employees

Kathleen Mitchell with a photograph of Duckworth and Turner shoe factory employees. She used the photograph to arrange a reunion for former staff.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Essentials of badminton

A box belonging to the Bishopdale Badminton club containing club photographs with names of members and shuttlecocks. The Badminton club meets at Bishopdale Recreation Centre, YMCA, Bishopdale.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection Lucas Perelini

2019 Photo Hunt

The 2019 Christchurch Photo Hunt was our 11th Photo Hunt. The theme was: "Encounter Our Stories Share stories of your encounters, with the city, your community, with friends or nature."

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

2014 Photo Hunt

"Making Connections: Experience our past – present – future" was the 2014 Photo Hunt theme. The judges found it "very difficult to choose between so many incredible photos. These photos will be an...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

2015 Photo Hunt

The 2015 theme was ‘Arrivals and Departures — The journeys that have shaped us’. Comment on the photo hunt submissions from the 2015 judges: "It's always a pleasure to view everyone's photo...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

Photographs inside a home in Halswell

Display cabinet and family photographs in the dining room at Linda's home. Linda lives in an area of Halswell known by residents as 'Old Halswell'.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection Ellenor Waters

Bookshelves inside a home in Halswell

Bookshelf and family photographs at Linda's home in Halswell. The framed image is one of Linda's foster children. Linda lives in an area of Halswell known by residents as 'Old Halswell'.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection Ellenor Waters

Christchurch Photo Hunt

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

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Collections

2016 Photo Hunt

The 2016 Photo hunt theme was "Hidden histories, our stories unearthed." Both judges, in selecting the winners, reflected on the poignancy that older photos of Christchurch now carry, as Doc Ross...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

2017 Photo Hunt

"Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our way" was the theme for 2017. The judges noted that this year the photos reflected Christchurch’s social history, depicting everything from anti-nuclear...

Format Collection
Resource Type Collection
Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

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 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 Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Inter-secondary schools photographic competition winners

Winners of the Ilford Shield inter-secondary schools photographic competition. Pictured are, from left, Lyndon Hadden, Sonja Bawden, Sarah Fountain, Lyn Hornblow, and Stephan Roberts.

Date 1990-09-13
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs