Enjoying Autumn in Hagley Park: Picturing Canterbury

Enjoying Autumn in Hagley Park. Entry by Chamila Galauda Gedara in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ. CCL-PH16-CaGe-DSCN1681.

Contributor's note: We just came to New Zealand at the end of the last year. We found the best place for us to enjoy always is the Hagley park located in Christchurch city. This is a photograph I have taken when my children were playing in there at the end of April. 30 April 2016.

Christchurch Photo Hunt 2020

Each year Christchurch City Libraries hosts Photo Hunt to engage the Christchurch community in heritage and gather photographs from across the community, along with the unique stories of their creators. This year marks the 12th Photo Hunt and is running from Friday 18 September to Sunday 8 November.

The theme for Photo Hunt this year is Encounter Our Stories, which is part of the Heritage Festival theme of Encounter our Stories – Arts, culture and identity. Share your photographs and contribute to the history of Christchurch, through the eyes of local people.

In addition to Photo Hunt, this year an exhibition titled From Paper to Pixel will showcase the Christchurch City Libraries digital heritage collection, including Photo Hunt, at Te Pito Huarewa / Southbase Gallery, Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga from Monday 21 September – Sunday 1 November 2020.

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