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Blade shearing at the Waimairi Vintage Country Fair 78

Demonstration of a sheep shearing using the old fashioned blade shearing method at the Waimairi Vintage Country Fair.

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Collection 1978 Star photographs

Dennis Rees blasting off his Suzuki

A motorcyclist and member of the Helldrivers, Dennis Rees, performing a stunt being blasted by gelignite on Waimairi Beach to advertise a larger show at Addington grounds.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1975 Star photographs

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

Large group of rescuers putting wet towels on a stranded false killer whale at Waimairi Beach during at attempted rescue. In the foreground are buckets full of water to be poured onto the whale and...

Format Photograph
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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A group of people pouring water and putting wet towels on a stranded false killer whale at Waimairi Beach during at attempted rescue.

Format Photograph
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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

Waimairi Beach Surf Life Saving Club

Access gate to and exterior of the Waimairi Beach Surf Life Saving Club on Marine Parade at Waimairi Beach.

Format Photograph
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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A police officer talking to a rescuer on Waimairi beach during the stranding of a false killer whale. A small crowd of people are gathered behind them on the beach.

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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A crowd of people gathered on Waimairi Beach watching a dead False killer whale being lifted onto a truck following it becoming stranded on the beach.

Format Photograph
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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

View along Waimairi Beach with a stranded false killer whale in the shallows with a child watching at a close distance.

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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A digger with a group of people on a mound of sand as the tide comes in at Waimairi Beach during the attempted rescue of a stranded false killer whale. Two children are running in the foreground and...

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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A rescuer with a rope heading to attach it to a truck in the shallows at Waimairi Beach during the removal of a dead false killer whale which had become stranded on the beach.

Format Photograph
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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A group of people with spades creating a sandbank during the attempted rescue of a false killer whale which had become stranded on Waimairi Beach.

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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

Activity on Waimairi Beach

A man walking his dog and a woman on a quad bike on Waimairi Beach. In the background are other people using the beach including a woman with a pushchair.

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Collection Tegan Hollis-Ristow : Edge of the East, 2016

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

Children collecting litter on Waimairi beach

Children taking part in organised clean-up of glass and litter on the beach between Waimairi surf club and the southern end of Marine Parade. The clean-up was organised by the Lions Club of New...

Date 1970-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Waimairi beach

View of a sunrise over Waimairi beach with an adult and child watching from the beach.

Date 2018-01-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt