United States Navy Icebreaker Open Day at Lyttelton in 1955. As the 2016 Antarctic season opens, this is a reminder of the length of the association between Christchurch and the U.S. Antarctic progamme.
Highly commended entry in the 2012 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. The judges commented that "
This colourful and action-packed shot shows the strong and enduring connection between Christchurch people and those heading down to the Antarctic."
Christchurch City Librariesopens a new window has been running an annual Photo Hunt in conjunction with the city’s Heritage Week since 2008. The 2016 Photo Hunt is running again from 1 – 31 October. During the month of October we will be posting a series of images from earlier Photo Hunts.
Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute.