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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 1990
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 1990
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2021 Photo Hunt

Dr Don Horning

Portraits of Dr Don Horning, American visiting lecturer at the zoology department of the University of Canterbury. He is holding a photograph of Mollymawk Bay on Snares Island, where he is going to...

Date 1971-11-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Reunion of Creative Christchurch 1980s group

Reunion of the Creative Christchurch 1980s Group at the Black Dragon Theatre Group Photo Exhibition at the Eastside Gallery, on the corner of Worcester Street and Stanmore Road. David Lloyd is...

Date 2020-10-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Black Dragon Theatre Group 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

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

All Black South Africa tour photographic display

A collection of more than 100 photographs taken by ‘Star’ cameraman Ray Pigney on display in the foyer of the ‘Star’ building in Kilmore St.

Date 1970-09-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Portrait between slats of wood

Portrait on material inserted between wooden slats.

Date 2011 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Christchurch views, post earthquake

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

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

Lindsay Crozier

View of Lindsay Crozier, Presbyterian Publicity Studios cameraman with some of his prints.

Date 1970-05-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 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

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

Bryan George

Portraits of Bryan George, spent two years on Campbell Island as a cook at he meteorological station. He is carrying two cameras.

Date 1971-10-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips