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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

Young and old relaxing inside Orbis at FESTA

Young and old alike are delighted by the Orbis CityUps installation during the FEStival of Transitional Architecture. Orbis was created by a team from the University of Auckland.

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Reflecting upon the familiar sight of road cones during FESTA

Visitors reflect upon the road cones that became a part of Christchurch life after the earthquake. The cones are part of the Antigravity CityUps installation at the FEStival of Transitional...

Date 2014-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Knitting for the Front statue at Windsor House Home for the Elderly in Shirley

View of the 'Knitting for the Front' (known as Knitting Girl) statue at Windsor House Home for the Elderly in Shirley. The statue is owned by the Canterbury Society of Arts on indefinite loan to...

Date 1969-12-05
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sculpture at Airport by Rosemary Johnson

Untitled sculpture and fountain at the airport of silver water features and floating clouds by Rosemary Johnson. The sculpture was commissioned for the opening of the airport in 1975.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Historical Christchurch images

Platinum Grove entrance, Wigram Skies

Sculpture at the entrance to Platinum Grove at the new Wigram Skies subdivision with houses under construction in the background.

Date 2015-06-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nicholas Glen : Halswell Project, 2015

Arts Employment Scheme mural on Lichfield Street

Artists from the Arts Employment Scheme with pavlovas at the official opening of the "The Kiwi Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise" designed by Janet de Wagt on the wall of the Lichfield Street carpark...

Date 1983-05-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mural at Heaton Intermediate School

Heaton Intermediate School pupils with a mural created as part of a extension art course. Pictured are, from left, Melanie Orchard, Margaret Agnew, Peter Turner, Holly Rollins, Alaina Skews, and Oli...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Mural at Christchurch International Airport

Mural by Russell Clark in the main terminal building at Christchurch International Airport.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Speedway Safety Helmets factory roof

Students from the Ilam School of Fie Arts, Terry Bird (left), Robin Coutts, and Alistair Dyer on the roof of the Speedway Safety Helmets factory they have just finished painting.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Janet de Wagt mural

"Kiwi 1/4 Acre Pavlova Paradise," a mural designed by Janet de Wagt.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Floral Festival Display

A group of ladies working on a combined garden club floral art piece on the Avon River bank on Oxford Terrace, as part of the Floral Festival. Ladies are, from left, Sarah Smale, Anna Hayes, Molly...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

RSA clubroom mural

Mat Reedy chairman of the Christchurch district rehabilitation committee examining a mural depicting the Second World War which is to be displayed at the Christchurch Returned Services Association...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

Believe

One of the first post-earthquake graffiti, posted on a still standing wall on Manchester Street. It was a comment on the anxiety we were all feeling with the numerous aftershocks....

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Tuam Street carpark mural

Mural on Tuam Street carpark wall, designed and painted by Arts Employment scheme workers.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Mural in St Asaph street

Mural in St Asaph Street with Canterbury characters including the Wizard of Christchurch.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Gloucester Street liquor store mural

Mural depicting traditions of brewing on the wall of a liquor store on Gloucester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs