Canterbury Stories continues to grow, now providing access to over 57,000 digital heritage items from the 1860s to the 2020s! Explore and share, or create an account to comment and create your own sets. Among the recent collections you can now explore are: Wildey collection Colourful slides from the Wildey collection of 1950s Christchurch and…
Happy Holidays from Digital Content!
Happy holidays from the Digital Content Team, with a summary of they year and links to some highlights in Canterbury Stories.
1972 Lady Wigram Trophy
Do you know who won the Lady Wigram trophy 50 years ago? Explore the Lady Wigram race from 1972 through images that we have in our collection.
Do you remember going to Labour Day picnics and fairs?
Explore the 1981 Labour Day Picnic, and other Labour Days through our collection.
Did you know that there was a Farmers store at Bishopdale? – 50 years ago this month
Did you know that there was a Farmers store at Bishopdale? Explore our Star Archive collection documenting the store before opening 50 years ago this month.
Christchurch Beautifying Association winning gardens – 40 years ago this month
Explore the winning entries for the Christchurch Beautifying Association Andrews Cup competition from 40 years ago this month held in the Star Archive collection.
Springbok Tour protests – the third and final test match: 40 years ago this month
Springbok Tour protests - the third test match in 1981. Photos of Christchurch protests in Cathedral Square and Lancaster Park.
Tea Dress competition: 50 years ago this month
Check out this home sewer Tea Dress competition held in Christchurch in 1971 from our collection for some fashion inspiration.
Springbok Tour protests – the second test match: 40 years ago this month
New Brighton Springbok Tour protests: 40 years ago this month
Explore the past from home through Canterbury Stories
Explore the past from home through Canterbury Stories and create your own sets of images.
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