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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

Leua Iosefa, Penina Iosefa and Jan-Hai Iosefa

Leua Iosefa, Penina Iosefa and Jan-Hai Iosefa on their family trip to Queenstown via the West Coast.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Talanoa I Measina

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?

Russian tourists

A group of Russian tourists pictured shortly after arriving in Christchurch for a ten-day holiday over the Christmas period.

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

Caravan park

View of children playing on trampolines at a caravan park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Rotokawa, Lake Taupo, May 1902

Four men and four women drinking billy tea as part of a picnic in the Rotokawa area near Taupō in the North Island. A picnic basket and Manuka-pole drying racks for clothes are also visible.

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

Rotokawa, May 1902

Four men and four women drinking billy tea as part of a picnic in the Rotokawa area near Taupō in the North Island. A picnic basket and Manuka-pole drying racks for clothes are also visible.

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

Boxing Day Outing

My relatives - Aunt Dossie and Uncle Bill; Aunt Agnes and Uncle Ted and their son (top). My mum with my eldest brother Keith and my Nana (bottom). Going to North Beach for a Boxing Day outing. My dad...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Camping at Hanmer River

Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Holiday at Rakautara, north of Kaikoura

Group photograph of family and friends on holiday at Rakautara. "In this photo the camera is set to self timer on top of the bonnet of the car. But the camera begins to slide off as the photo is about...

Date unspecified year in 1970
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Cricket at Rakautara

Christchurch families enjoying a break just north of Kaikoura at Rakautara... My dad 'Ron' is the one with the camera. Penny, Sally, John and George play cricket in the background... - Contributor's...

Date unspecified year in 1970
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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 Christmas...

Date 1957 to 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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

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'. -...

Date 1978-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Tram car bach, Takamatua

Tram car bach, Takamatua. Tramcar body in use as a bach at Takamatua, 1997.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Tram car bach, Takamatua

Tram car bach, Takamatua. Tramcar body in use as a bach at Takamatua, 1997.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Bach 56, Stewarts Gully, Waimakariri River

This house was a permanent residence in the week for Edwin and Mary Lord, and a bach for extended family in the weekends and holidays. It had no sink, only two tin baths and to get clean you would...

Date unspecified year in 1920
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt