Christchurch Photo Hunt 2014

Making Connections: Experience our past – present – future

Download the Photo hunt poster [2.63MB PDF]Cantabrians are being asked to dust off their family albums, dig out any boxes of old snaps, and do their bit to preserve the region’s heritage.

Christchurch City Libraries’ annual Photo Hunt – is an opportunity to discover photo treasures that will reconnect Cantabrians to cherish, celebrate and commemorate our past.

The categories are:

  • People – families, cultural and social events.
  • Places – buildings, suburbs and the city.
  • Two views in time – 2 photos of the same scene, place or person at different time periods. Images can be from any era, depicting any facet of Christchurch’s growth, development, social life or events in the city’s past and present.

As well as helping to boost important historical records, entrants were in line for some great prizes one of two iPad minis or a Kobo ereader.

Images were carefully scanned and returned. 

Entries opened Monday 29 September 2014 and closed 5pm 31 October. Winners were announced on 28 November 2014.

View the winning and highly commended entries.

This year’s competition is being run in conjunction with BECA Heritage Week, 17-27 October 2014.

Previous Photo Hunts