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Raft race along the Avon River and Estuary

Action of various home-made rafts operated by groups of children participating in a race along the Avon River and on the Estuary. Frames three to six show crowds of people watching the race along the...

Date 1969-12-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Construction of a trestle bridge over the Halswell River

Newspaper caption: The operations of No. 1 Field Company New Zealand Engineers at the Annual Training Camp, Tai Tapu, Canterbury. Territorial Camp: No.1 N.Z. Engineers at Tai Tapu. At the annual camp...

Date 1917
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Raft race along the Avon River

Two rafts with rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race passing under bridges over Madras Street and Kilmore Street. Several people are stood on the Madras Street bridge watching the...

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

Raft race along the Avon River

View down the Avon River towards the Wainoni Road bridge and New Brighton during a raft race. Spectators are stood on the bridge and along the banks of the river.

Date 1991-04-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

View of spectators hosing and throwing buckets of water at rafters from the Avondale Road bridge during a raft race along the Avon River.

Date 1991-04-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

View up the Avon River towards Avonside and Avondale of rafters travelling down towards New Brighton during a raft race. Some spectators are along the banks of the river and the Port Hills are visible...

Date 1991-04-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Raft race along the Avon River

The New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade raft and rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race. Residential housing along Hulverstone Drive in Avondale is visible in the background with...

Date 1991-04-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Christchurch Star photographs

Christchurch Polytechnic sinking in a raft race

Christchurch Polytechnic students in a raft race from the Bridge of Remembrance to Victoria Square.

Date 1982-04-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Christchurch Star photographs

Rafting, River Avon

People in costume rafting on the Avon River

Date 1955
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Avon River apple race

Canterbury Rugby player, Warwick Taylor, being pushed out of a raft overseeing the Great Apple Race in the Avon River.

Date 1983-09-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race

Teachers' raft at Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race on Avon River.

Date unspecified year in 1970 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

Mobile bridging exercises, New Zealand Army Engineers

A group of New Zealand Army Engineers, 3rd Field Company, carrying out a mobile bridge exercise on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. The exercise involves ferrying a military truck across the lake using a...

Date 1941-08-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Protest raft on the Avon River

Robin Buxton, a member of the Friends of the Adolescent Unit, in a raft on the Avon River protesting against the closure of the adolescent unit at Sunnyside Hospital.

Date 1981-11-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star photographs

Rafting on the Avon River

"A rafting competition on the Avon with home-built rafts. Probably in Dallington area near Locksley Ave looking towards Horseshoe Lake Road?" - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt