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Beach at Corsair Bay

Large crowds of people on the beach and in the sea at Corsair bay during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Children splashing in mobile spa pools

Group of children splashing around in mobile spa pools on Wycola Avenue as part of a school holiday activity programme promotion by Radio Avon.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Santa Claus on the beach

A man dressed as Santa Claus on the beach by Rapanui Shag Rock.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Christchurch Samoan community cricket match

Group of Samoan community of Christchurch members gathered around the wicket before the start of an annual cricket match at the Hillsborough Domain.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Aerobics session at New Brighton Beach

Close-up of Uma Bhana with a microphone leading an aerobics class on Brighton Beach as part of the SummerTimes by the Sea festival.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

Teddy Bears Picnic

View of a brass band performing on stage at the SummerTimes Teddy Bears picnic event in Hagley Park. Children and adults with teddy bears are in the foreground watching the performance.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1996 - 2005 Star photographs

Teddy Bears Picnic

Large group of children and adults gathered with their teddy bears at the SummerTimes Teddy Bears picnic event in Hagley Park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1996 - 2005 Star photographs

Teddy Bears Picnic

Large group of children and adults throwing teddy bears into the air during the Summertimes Teddy Bears picnic event in Hagley Park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1996 - 2005 Star photographs

Kathleen and Amanda at Sumner Beach

"Kathleen Henderson and daughter Amanda enjoying Sumner Beach. At this time they were living in Fiji. This photo would have been taken on a rare trip home to Christchurch, probably during the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

A day at Akaroa beach

"... In our family photo albums there are many photos of various gatherings with the families of my parents' friends... In these family friends we found other kids of a similar age we could play with...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Chocolate Biscuits faces

"Growing up there were some summers we escaped Christchurch and rented a bach in the Marlborough Sounds. My sister and I had fun. Here we are goofing around with our 'Chocolate Biscuits faces'." -...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Annami and Ashleigh at Sumner Beach

Annami (left) and Ashleigh have been friends as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme since Aug 2017. They both enjoy sun and sand and their visit to Sumner Beach was all about walking and...

Date 2018
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection IHC Christchurch Volunteer Friendship programme collection

Summer

Barbecues, outdoor concerts, and days at the beach, these are just some of the activities you will find this selection of summertime photographs from our collection.

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Summertime Antics

Some highlights from our collection showing summertime activities around Canterbury.

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Celebrating Summer!

Parties, holidays, festivals or just a day at the beach, there are many ways that we can celebrate summer! Which is your favourite?

Family picnic at Pines Beach

Family picnic at Pines beach. Folding chairs and stools, chilly bins, car rugs, floppy towelling hats, high chairs of wood, plastic potty at the ready! Thermos flask. Griffins sampler biscuit box...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

The new Christmas bike

My older brother teaching our niece to ride the new bike she got for Christmas. Typical scene of family life where someone has to run behind the bike & hold it up until the niece gets the hang of it...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Summer day at Pines Beach

Typical Christchurch summer day at Pines Beach. Blue sky, scattered cloud, easterly coming off the sea. My brothers and sisters and their families making castles in the sand. Who is having more fun -...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Physical education students at Centennial Swimming Pool

Two physical education students during the summer holidays relaxing by the Centennial Swimming Pool on Armagh Street. Pictured are, from left, Jackie Fisher and Suzanne Smythe.

Date 1969-12-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Woman on the beach

An unidentified woman relaxing on the beach and in sand dunes.

Date 1969-12-13
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips