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Māori performance at the opening of QEII Stadium

A group of females participating in a Māori performance at the opening of the QEII Stadium, New Brighton.

Date 1973-11-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Official opening of the QEII Stadium

Former triple Olympic Gold medallist Peter Snell giving a speech at the official opening of the QEII Stadium to a packed audience in the stands. Christchurch Mayor, Mr N.G. Pickering is seated behind...

Date 1973-11-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Branded car for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Mr Ron Scott checking the key in one of the 181 fleet cars branded with the Christchurch Commonwealth Games logo. Liz Sanders, one of the...

Date 1973-12-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Christchurch Commonwealth Games medallion

Example of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games medallion designed by F. J. Bierens of Auckland to represent the racial harmony of New Zealand with both the kiwi and tiki incorporated into the design.

Date 1973-12-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Merchandise for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Mrs Claire Phipps, assistant marketing executive on the Games Promotion Committee with merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on...

Date 1973-05-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Māori performance at QEII Park

A man doing a Māori performance on the pitch at QEII Park to mark the opening of the Stadium space.

Date 1973-11-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Victory hostess outfits, Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Two women modelling the victory hostess outfits and medal designs for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton.

Date 1973-12-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Merchandise for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Selection of merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on their products including balloons, bags, dolls, t-shirts and drinks.

Date 1973-05-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Victory hostess outfits, Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Two women modelling the victory hostess evening gowns for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton. The gowns were designed by Mrs Eileen Halley.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Opening ceremony at QEII Park

Groups of children on the pitch at QEII Park stadium representing Canterbury sporting organisations during the opening ceremony of the Park. In the background are the main stands full of spectators.

Date 1973-11-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Official opening of the QEII Stadium

Former triple Olympic Gold medallist Peter Snell on stage at the official opening of the QEII Stadium. The audience is visible in the stands behind.

Date 1973-11-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Opening ceremony at QEII Park

Aerial view of QEII Park stadium during the opening ceremony of the park. Groups are shown marching around the track during performances with full spectator stands.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Resurfacing at QEII Park stadium

Mr C. D. Dunlap (left), American technical adviser to Parvoc and Mr J. Tuwhara inspecting the track at QEII Park stadium ahead of resurfacing works on the all-weather track.

Date 1983-10-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Athletics meeting at QEII Park

Athletes on the track at an athletics meeting prior to the 1974 Commonwealth Games at Queen Elizabeth II Park. Highly Commended in the People category of the 2020 Christchurch City Libraries Photo...

Date 1974
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Hurley Shield football semi-final

Gameplay action of Korish Monsef (left) and Bevan Chapple during the Hurley Shield football semi final at QEII Stadium.

Date 1990-07-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs

Delegates attending the Jehovah's Witness convention

Packed stands at QEII park Stadium with Jehovah's Witnesses listening to Mr Arthur Rogerson at the "Divine Justice" district convention.

Date 1989-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Christchurch Star photographs

Mene Mene competing at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

New Zealand athlete Mene Mene landing in the long jump pit whilst competing in the Decathlon at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games at QEII Stadium.

Date 1974-01-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Mene Mene competing at the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

New Zealand athlete Mene Mene winning the second heat of the decathlon 100 metres, followed by Sanitesi Latu (Tonga), Robert Lethbridge (Australia) and Sitiveni Rabuka (Fiji) at the Christchurch...

Date 1974-01-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs

Jehovah's Witness picnic at QEII

Groups of people on the pitch and in the stands at a Jehovah's Witness picnic in Queen Elizabeth II Stadium. The crowd gathered to listen to Mr Arthur Rogerson at the "Divine Justice" district...

Date 1989-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Christchurch Star photographs

Branded van for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Exterior of a van branded with the Christchurch Commonwealth Games logo to be used by a local cartage firm on Games business.

Date 1972-05-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Swimming pools for Christchurch Commonwealth Games

Interior view of the swimming pool area under construction ahead of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games. The diving tank is in the foreground with the main 50-metre pool in the background.

Date 1972-09-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Canterbury v Central football match

Gameplay action of Canterbury's Blair Scadden (right) and Dave Mawhinney jumping to header the ball during a football match at QEII stadium.

Date 2002-03-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1996 - 2005 Christchurch Star photographs