Photo Hunt in The Star

Read articles about the Photo Hunt in The Star: Thursday 10 October 2019: Delve into history in our new central city (page 14) Thursday 3 October 2019: Photo Hunt keeps the past alive (page 19) Thursday 26 September 2019: Dig out your historic photos (page 19…
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Photo Hunt October: Clarendon Hotel at the time of the Royal Visit, 1953

Photo taken John Abernethy with colour-slide film and printed from a Kodak transparency. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of Worcester Street and Oxford Terrace. Date: 1953. Christchurch City Libraries has been running an annual Photo…
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October Photo Hunt: Unloading diggers for Christchurch rebuild, 29 October 2011

See more images of Lyttelton Harbour on Kete Christchurch. Christchurch City Libraries 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…
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Photo Hunt October: Gundry- Strong Wedding, 1902

Roger Strong entered this photo of his grandparents' wedding in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt:  "Frederick George Howard Bach Strong marries Ethel Theresa Gundry.  The wedding toook place in Christchurch, August 20th, 1902  – Springfield Road somewhere?   The Strong family is on the groom’s side. The bride’s father was William Hickley Gundry, a prominent…
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