Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Competitions

Competing for glory and reward!

Jelly bean eating competition

10 February 1989

Theo Stewart attempting to eat 100 jelly beans during the Guinness Book of Records, record breaking weekend at QEII Park.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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Egg and spoon race at Parklands Mall

17 April 1984

A group of women participating in an egg and spoon race for charity in the carpark outside Parklands Shopping Mall. Participants include Mrs Helen Omand (right), Mrs Jan Barkle, Mrs Marie Kyle, Mrs Rosemarie Booth and Mrs Vicki Klaver.

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Area: North East / Parklands

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Barbecue championships in Christchurch

26 February 1991

Sarah Marks of the Girl Guides balancing a tray of drinks during the bartender relay at the New Zealand Barbecue Championships.

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Area: Other / Unknown

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Trusteebank Canterbury wheelbarrow derby

9 November 1985

Participants in the Trusteebank Canterbury wheelbarrow derby on Colombo Street, an event that was part of the Canterbury Carnival.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Cobham Intermediate students, floral hat competition

February 1997

A group of students from Cobham Intermediate School wearing colourful floral hats as part of a floral hat competition. In the centre is Karina Perry who came 2nd in the competition with her hat that took 3 and a half hours to make.

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Area: North West / Burnside

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University of Canterbury students, liquorice eating race

4 May 1971

Group of University of Canterbury students in Cathedral Square, participating in a liquorice eating competition during capping celebrations.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Barbecue championship judges

24 January 1997

International barbecue judges, Derek McCullough (centre) with Gordon and Virginia Summers.

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Area: West / Hagley Park

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Phillip King Bookseller's grab-a-bag promotion

4 December 1991

James Jacques at Phillip King Bookseller's grab-a-bag promotion, Big Fresh Centre.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

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Christchurch radio competition winner

15 April 1992

Donna Tafa, aged 8, with her mum Vicki Tafa at a surprise assembly at Wharenui School. The assembly was a prize giving for Donna's winning description of what made her mum a "supermum" as part of a Christchurch radio competition.

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Area: West / Riccarton

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Ping pong ball drop at New Brighton beach

1 February 1975

People on New Brighton Beach participating in a ping pong ball drop.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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XRACE event on New Brighton beach

12-03-2016 1:34 p.m.

Taken from New Brighton Pier of a group of people gathered on New Brighton Beach for an XRACE event. The event consists of family teams participating in 10 different challenges.

Creator: Janneth Gil

Area: East / New Brighton

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Top Town participants

15 January 1977

Former All Blacks rugby player Fergie McCormick and another man participating in the Top Town competition for a television show at QEII Park stadium.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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Top Town participants

15 January 1977

A group of young people participating the in Top Town competition for a television show at QEII Park stadium. In the background are crowds filling the spectator stands.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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Top Town Christchurch cheerleaders

15 January 1977

Cheerleaders for Christchurch practicing their routine for the Top Town competition for a television show on the pitch at QEII Park stadium.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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