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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Traffic officer checking a driver’s licence: Picturing Canterbury

Miss P. Stokes, traffic officer, checking the driver's licence of a man sitting in a car. 12 August 1967.  Do you have any photographs of Christchurch in the 1960s? 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…
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Postcard Hilltop Hotel: Picturing Canterbury

Postcard of old Hilltop Hotel on Summit Road, Christchurch-Akaroa Highway. Entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Gladys Gurney. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute. Visit Kete Christchurch View more Picturing Canterbury posts Do you have any further photographs of the Hill…
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Muscle Car Madness this weekend

It's my favourite time of year when petrolheads get together to ogle the sights of the Muscle Car Madness at Rangiora Showgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. The variety of cars, vans, utes and even motorbikes is phenomenal. So get your black t-shirt on and join us there! Search our catalogue for Australian Automobile History, American…
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