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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?

At the Races

A woman relaxing by her car on the grounds of Addington Raceway,

Date 1969-12-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Keeping cool at the Town Hall

Views of Willie Wilson being doused with water at the Town Hall site.

Date 1970-01-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Peter Yardley and Paul Parkhouse using a rescue tube

Peter Yardley (patient) and Paul Parkhouse at New Brighton demonstrating the rescue tube for surf lifesaving.

Date 1970-12-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Various beach activities

[Frames 30 to 32] Woman sunbathing in bikini and hat. [Frame 33] Surf kayakers in waves. [Frames 34 and 35] Man in speedos kicking ball about with two dogs.

Date 1970-12-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Various beach activities

[Frames 36 to 37, 39] Man in speedos kicking ball about with two dogs.[Frame 40 and 41] Surf kayakers in waves.

Date 1970-12-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Children building sand castles on New Brighton beach

David Milne and other children build sand castles on the beach as part of the New Brighton carnival. A clown selling leis also appears in Frames 21 to 25.

Date 1970-12-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Peter Yardley and Paul Parkhouse using a rescue tube

Peter Yardley (patient) and Paul Parkhouse at New Brighton demonstrating the rescue tube for surf lifesaving.

Date 1970-12-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Rescue operation on North Beach, New Brighton

[Frames 17 and 18] Group of men thought to be from Waimairi Surf Lifesaving Club with equipment used to search for a missing swimmer. [Frames 19 to 22] James O’Loughlin, aged 14 years, surfboard rider...

Date 1970-12-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Rescue operation on North Beach, New Brighton

[Frame 23] James O’Loughlin, aged 14 years, surfboard rider who tried to reach the swimmer in trouble. [Frames 24 and 25] Surf Lifesaving boat heading into the surf. [Frames 26 to 28] John Hughes...

Date 1970-12-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Rescue operation on North Beach, New Brighton

[Frames 29 to 30] John Hughes, president of the Waimairi Surf Lifesaving Club, who attempted to rescue the struggling swimmer. [Frames 31 to 34] Young man, unidentified, apparently observing rescue...

Date 1970-12-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Camping at Motukarara

View of a family camping at Motukarara near Lake Ellesmere in Canterbury.

Date unspecified year in 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Waimairi stream in Ilam Gardens

Waimairi stream in Ilam gardens with a water wheel and foot bridge taken during late summer.

Date 2018-03-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt