Macbeth performance at Papanui High School: Picturing Canterbury

Macbeth performance at Papanui High School. 30 July 1987. Students at Papanui High School performing in their version of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Students are, from left, Rochelle Meggitt (witch 3), Robert Crossen (Banquo), Tracy Denhard (witch 2) and Raquel Lewis (witch 1). Do you have any photographs of Shakespeare performances in Christchurch? If so, feel free to contribute to…
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Albert the sheep in a bath: Picturing Canterbury

Mrs Rosemary Halloumis giving her pet sheep, Albert, a bath at his home on Taylors Avenue, Fendalton. Albert is being groomed ahead of his appearance at the Christchurch Festival floral parade. 25 February 1984. Do you have any photographs of the Christchurch Festival floral parades? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive…
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Kittens in a detective’s hat: Picturing Canterbury

John Whiting a Papanui detective, with three kittens in his hat after finding them whilst on patrol in the Coutts Island area. Do you have any interesting photographs of animals 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…
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Mushroom cloud formation: Picturing Canterbury

Mushroom cloud formation over the Port Hills. In the foreground is the Government Life building. 26 January 1985. Appearing on the same day as when acting Prime Minister Geoffrey Palmer confirmed that New Zealand would not abandon its anti-nuclear stand, the Christchurch Weather Office reassured residents that the cloud was just a Cumulonimbus cloud formation. Do…
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Knight riding on a horse through Hagley Park: Picturing Canterbury

A rider, Miss Sue Morrish, dressed as a knight riding on a horse, Nordick, through Helmores Lanes, North Hagley Park for the filming of a commercial for a Christchurch firm. 16 June 1982. Do you have any photographs of North Hagley Park? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows…
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Chung Wah, Armagh Street: Picturing Canterbury

Exterior of Chung Wah restaurant at 121-123 Armagh Street. 18 May 1985.  Upper Riccarton Library will host an exhibition of photos of Chung Wah Restaurant from Saturday 26 January to Friday 8 February.  Do you have any photographs of restaurants in Christchurch in the 1980s? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition…
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