Christchurch Photo Hunt

Christchurch City Libraries has run a Photo Hunt since 2008. This year’s theme is Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our way. Entries open on Sunday 1 October and close on Tuesday 31 October, and can be submitted at any of our libraries or online.

Christchurch Photo Hunt 2017

Entries will be added to online digital repository, Kete Christchurch.
Christchurch City Libraries' Photo Hunt is part of Beca Heritage Week, which returns from 13 to 23 October in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

See winning entries from the Christchurch Photo Hunt 2016.

Photo Hunt categories

  • Your People – How we lived
  • Places - Your landmarks in time
Unknown group hang-gliding on Port Hills. We were passing by and saw them. It was a relatively new sight in Christchurch in 1976. Date: 1976. File Reference: HWC08-SO100 Entry in the Christchurch City Libraries 2008 Photo Hunt.
Hang gliding, Port Hills, 1976. Kete Christchurch HWC08-SO100

We invite people to enter images of people and places that capture a moment from Canterbury's past, whether it's a building or favourite haunt, a family outing, or much loved vista.

Winners in each category will be announced on 1 December.

How to enter

Photographs may be dropped off at any library during October. Download an entry form, pick one up at our libraries, or enter online.

Previous Photo Hunts

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