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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

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

Exhibition sign

Earth from Above photographic exhibition sign on Rolleston Avenue.

Date 2011-08-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection

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

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

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

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

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

2008 Photo Hunt

2008 was the inaugral Christchurch Photo Hunt. This is currently a small selection of entries, more to come soon. Heritage Week 2008 was a celebration of Christchurch's heritage of the post-war...

Date 2008
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 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