New Brighton’s New Year carnival: Picturing Canterbury

New Brighton's New Year carnival. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-01369A.

Mark Simmons and Maxine Dowber build a sand sculpture on New Brighton Beach. 28 December 1971.

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