Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

Wedding cake

24 August 1946

Wedding cake for the wedding of Phyllis Sutton and Sydney Carter. The cake was sitting at the front table of the wedding reception held at the Jacobean tearoom in High Street Christchurch.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Contributor: Diane Bargas

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The Star Christmas party

7 December 1984

Maud Burn, resident at Golden Age Rest Home and attendee of classes at the Aged Peoples Welfare Council cutting a Christmas cake at the Star Christmas party at the Captain's Table restaurant at Christchurch Airport. Helping Maud is the Star's promotional manager, Fred Hollingworth. The event is part of the Star's annual Christmas outing for the elderly.

Area: North West / Airport

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Normal School jubilee cake

1934

Close-up of the Diamond jubilee celebration cake for the Christchurch Normal School.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Northwest

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My moms cakes

Santa's workshop Christmas cake

24 December 1981

J.L. McFadden with a Christmas cake shaped as Santa's workshop. The cake was created by the Christchurch Hospital kitchen for the paediatric ward's children's Christmas party.

Area: West / Hagley Park

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Happy 140th Birthday Christchurch cake

July 1996

Close-up of a Happy 140th Birthday Christchurch City, 31st July 1856-1996 cake.

Area: Other / Unknown

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Children's ward Christmas party

19 December 1985

Christchurch Hospital staff nurses, from right, Christine Roper and Linda Marfell with children's ward patients Jason Cusack, Toni-Marye Climo and Tamara Beaumont. Holding a Christmas cake for the children is dietician Julie Baird.

Area: West / Hagley Park

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Cutting The Star Christmas cake

9 December 1983

M.E. Rowe cutting a Christmas cake at the Captains Table Restaurant at Christchurch Airport. The event was part of The Christchurch Star's Christmas outing for the elderly, attended by members of the North Canterbury Centre of the Red Cross.

Area: North West / Airport

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Assembling a five tiered cake

20 January 1979

Sonny Collier (left) and Con Jones arrange a five tiered cake ahead of a wedding reception at reception at the Christchurch Horticultural Hall.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

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Prebbleton School 125th anniversary

22 March 1982

May Middleton, aged 90, cutting the anniversary cake for the 12th anniversary of Prebbleton School.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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Cakes for Air New Zealand 50th birthday

30 April 1990

Catering staff for Air New Zealand, Paula Thorpe and Tony Som holding up large cakes to celebrate the 50th birthday of the airline. In the background is the exterior of a branded Air New Zealand aeroplane. Over 20,000 slices of cake were provided to staff and travellers during the celebrations.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Airport

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Sockburn panorama cake for centennial celebrations

24 August 1978

Mrs Diane Crofts, of Sockburn Bakery, working on completing a panorama of Sockburn with paddocks, sheep and houses on cake to celebrate 100 years of the Hornby area.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hornby

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Thanks for sharing your memories Regan.

I remember that cake taking up our whole kitchen table, while my mum created it. It was pretty impressive.

125 Jubilee of the Sydenham Heritage Church

2003

A great celebration for the 125 Jubilee of the church with many former people from the previous Methodist congregation attending. A cake was cut and the past was remembered over many cups of tea.

Area: South / Sydenham

Source: Kete Christchurch

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Connie Thompson at Waitaki Girls' High School Reunion

1991

My mother, Connie Thompson cutting the cake at the 1991 Waitaki Girls' High School Reunion.

Area: Other / Outside of Canterbury

Contributor: Jill Hodgkinson.

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South Island shaped cake

9 July 1979

Cake shaped like the South Island to mark twenty years of producing particle board at Fletcher Timber. Pictured are, from left, Ron Collings (factory manager), Peter Evans (area sales manager), Yaurie Skelton (sales representative) and Kevin McLeod (sales administration).

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Riccarton

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Centennial celebration for Christchurch Druids

4 May 1976

Cyril Atkinson with the Druids Friendly Society centennial celebration cake made by Jessie Harris.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Opening ceremony at Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library

22 July 2017

A selection of food as well as a specially designed cake at the opening of Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library.

Creator: Lucas Perelini

Area: North West / Bishopdale

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