Together for some summer fun!
Summer is a great time to get together with family and friends. These highlights from our collection show that food and water are common reasons to get together, but also show that going to sing with an oversized character may be more your thing! Explore our collection to see what else you can find!
Family picnic at Pines Beach
Sitting under a tree during a family picnic at Pines beach.
Group of volunteers at International Volunteer Day at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
A group of volunteers and their friends chatting at the picnic area at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in Northwood during an International Volunteer Day trip as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship...
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.
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...
Fanau at Christmas
Fanau Christmas 2019.
Christmas Day 1975
Reynolds family eating Christmas lunch at a dining table.
Oram family Christmas Lunch
Lunch on Christmas day Oram family house in Cass Street Kaiapoi.
"Wayne Sutton with carpentry set (Christmas gift), Chris Sutton sitting. Diane Carter with scooter (Christmas gift), Jenny Carter with doll's pram (Christmas gift). Taken in the back yard of 29 Ford...
Four generations at Christmas dinner, including Grandma Todd, Peter, Mother Venis Olin, Sam, daughter Merle and son, Tony. There is a bottle of wine at the top of the table and six bottles of D.B...
Summer day at Pines Beach
The Reynolds family digging in the sand at Pines Beach.
Hazara group biking at beach
Hazara men and boys partaking in a summer bike ride group acitivity at Parklands Beach.
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...
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.
Global Christmas 2019
Bangla Dance Group members after their performance at Global Christmas 2019 held in Ray Blank Park. Pictured are Shilpa Tarafdar, Riya Goon, Sharnali Atashi Tisi, Abanti Antara, and Monisha Baul Joya...
Black Dragon Clowns and children at SummerTimes
Various Black Dragon Clowns and children at the SummerTimes Festival in Hagley Park. Including Clarence, Orange (David Minifie), Pepper (Biddy Grant) and Jaffa.
Alf's Imperial Army battle, Victoria Lake, Hagley Park
Members of Alf's Imperial Army during the Summer Times battle with pirates on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. Spectators are visible in the background.
Starlet Christmas Concert choir members
Starlet Christmas Concert choir members during a performance at Christchurch Town Hall. Pictured from left to right: Kim Martin, Rhonda Cleall, Joanna McCarroll, Thysje Martn, Carly Dunn, Vivienne...
Botanic Gardens birthday celebrations 1982
A group of children at the paddling pool at Botanic Gardens during birthday celebrations.
Camping at Hanmer River
Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.
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...
Three unidentified young men poking their heads out of a canvas tent.
Four children swimming near the wharf. There is an adult supervising behind them. Two of the children are wearing swimming caps. There is a boy in a dinghy/rowing boat in the background.
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.
Swimming at the Groynes
A group of adults and children swimming in a branch of the Waimakariri River at the Groynes in Northwood.
Sally, Lynne and cousin Janice, having a splash in the paddling pool.