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Boat builders at work on a punt

Newspaper caption: Each weekend since the opening of the fishing season, finds crowds of enthusiastic anglers camped on the banks of various Canterbury rivers: a snapshot from the Selwyn.

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Jousting in a punting boat

Two men, one wearing a knights helmet, jousting in punting boats on the Avon River in Hagley Park. The boats are decorated with Union Jack flags and a punter is sat in one of the boats. A small group...

Date unspecified year in 1990 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

Punt on the Avon River

Punt and attendant on the Ōtākaro Avon River. To the east is the Our City O-tautahi building at 159 Oxford Terrace.

Date 2009-09-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection

Crossing the Avon River via rope

Garth Young of Invercargill crosses the Avon River by the Victoria Street bridge with a rope as part of a "Climbing Out of the Office" training and development conference.

Date 1987-10-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Christchurch Star photographs

Boats and ships

With the Pacific Ocean on its shores, and rivers threading its landscape, the people of Canterbury have used boats for both work and leisure throughout the centuries. From row boats, tugs, yachts, and...