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Rhododendrons in Ilam Gardens

When my friend Terry guided me through the magnificent blooms, welcoming me back to Christchurch after 30 years away.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Alan Jones

Views of Alan Jones with provisions for his pole sitting fundraiser.

Date 1970-02-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr Robert Jack with his bicycle

Views of Mr Robert Jack with his bicycle and umbrella he uses during his travel around the world, covering over 100,000 miles in 12 years.

Date 1970-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Wairakei, May 1902

Two men and two women standing on rocks observing thermal activity in the Wairakei Valley in the Waikato region of the North Island. Three are equipped with walking sticks while one man carries an...

Date unspecified day in 1902-05
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Bowls match

Scenes of two men participating in a bowls match.

Date 1970-03-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Lancaster Park in the rain

[Frames 33 and 34] Unidentified men on Lancaster Park with umbrellas. [Frames 35 and 36] A few spectators in stands behind sight screen at Lancaster Park.

Date 1971-01-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Man offering money to passersby

Man wearing a suit talking to, and offering 10c coins to, passersby in the central city outside an unidentified building. Vehicles visible in foreground and background.

Date 1971-06-01
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Shielding from the sun, Bishopdale

A person walking along a residential street in Bishopdale using an umbrella as a shade.

Date 2017-03-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Elise Williams : Bishopdale, 2017

Connie and Ray Macefield sitting on grass with an umbrella

Connie and Ray Macefield sitting on a blanket on the grass with an umbrella shading them in the backyard of their home at 32 Marlborough Street, Riccarton. Connie has books on her lap.

Date 1933 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Genet and Macefield collection

Sir Arthur Porritt and Norman Kirk at St Bede’s College

[Frames 19 and 20] Governor-General Sir Arthur Porritt standing next to a tree he planted at St Bede’s College to commemorate the school’s diamond anniversary. Students and staff look on. [Frame 21...

Date 1972-05-19
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Surveyors Dave Rowell and Geoff Scholes in Cathedral Square

Two surveyors, Dave Rowell and Geoff Scholes working in Cathedral Square use an umbrella to shade themselves and protect their level from the sun. Also in view part of ChristChurch Cathedral, The...

Date 1971-02-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Paul Freer on a bulldozer adapted with a beach umbrella

Scenes of construction worker Paul Freer on a bulldozer he has adapted with a beach umbrella to keep the sun off whilst he works on the Southern Motorway near Lincoln.

Date 1981-02-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Inese Berzins and Sandra Hansen standing under an umbrella

Miss New Zealand Show contestants Inese Berzins (Miss Canterbury) and Sandra Hansen (Miss Auckland) standing together in their swimsuits under an umbrella. They are in the garden outside their motel...

Date 1972-05-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Brass band members and marching girls in the rain

[Frames 35a and 36a] Brass bands marching along Seaview Road, while spectators look on. [Frames 37a, 38a and 39a] Unidentified man wearing full Highland dress with feather bonnet. [Frame 40a] Four...

Date 1972-05-13
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Patriot in Cathedral Square

A man making his way south across a pedestrian crossing in Cathedral Square while carrying a New Zealand flag and an umbrella. He is wearing medals with an Anzac poppy. Behind him, a sign points to a...

Date 2015-11-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection People and streets, 2015

Fond memories

2006 was my first year in New Zealand, and consequently Christchurch - my current home. I was lucky enough to find the Arts Centre empty that sunny Sunday morning, maybe because it was 7.00 am. The...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Food caravans and New Zealand Post

A woman walks across the food court at Re:Start Mall where people are sitting at tables beneath umbrellas. Behind her are containers with Kiwi Bank and New Zealand Post, while south of her is the Red...

Date 2015-11-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection People and streets, 2015

Market tables

Tables with goods at the Spring Shabby Chic Market, 21 Connal Street.

Date 2019-04-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Victor Wu : Woolston, 2019