The iconostasis of St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church which separates the sanctuary from the nave. The church, situated at 297 Brougham Street, Sydenham, was consecrated in 1963 and continues to serve the Russian Orthodox community in Christchurch under the care of Father Valentin Basiuk.
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Do you have any photographs of the Russian Orthodox community in Christchurch? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection.
The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously explore images and stories of the history of the people and places of Christchurch. Images displayed on the Wall can also be found on the Discovery Wall website.
Canterbury Stories is our digital heritage repository for collecting and presenting online collections from our digitised archives, publications, photographs and community. Canterbury Stories includes material from Photo Hunts, exhibitions on Christchurch places and themes, sets of images, as well as a growing collection of archive and published material.