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Tertiary students on a protest raft race

17 April 1982

Tertiary students in a raft race from the Bridge of Remembrance to Victoria Square.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Christchurch Polytechnic sinking in a raft race

17 April 1982

Christchurch Polytechnic students in a raft race from the Bridge of Remembrance to Victoria Square.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Students Avon River Bike Race

ca. 1960

Avon River bike race for University of Canterbury rag day.

Creator: Kevin Kemp

Area: West / Hagley Park

Source: Kete Christchurch

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Students Avon River Bike Race

ca 1960

Avon River bike race for University of Canterbury rag day.

Creator: Kevin Kemp

Area: West / Hagley Park

Source: Kete Christchurch

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That would be so scary and cold but so so fun☺

Raft race along the Avon River

1 April 1991

The New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade raft and rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race. Residential housing along Hulverstone Drive in Avondale is visible in the background with two cyclists travelling along the bank.

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Area: North East / Avondale

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Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race

Circa 1970s

Teachers' raft at Chisnallwood Intermediate School raft race on Avon River.

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Area: North East / Avondale

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Raft race along the Avon River

1 April 1991

View of spectators hosing and throwing buckets of water at rafters from the Avondale Road bridge during a raft race along the Avon River.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North East / Avondale

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Raft race along the Avon River

1 April 1991

View up the Avon River towards Avonside and Avondale of rafters travelling down towards New Brighton during a raft race. Some spectators are along the banks of the river and the Port Hills are visible in the background.

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Area: North East / Avondale

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Avon Bike Race

1950s

Two views of the annual Canterbury University students' bike race in the Avon River.    The race was held as part of capping week in May each year until the university moved from the city campus to Ilam.  The course generally covered the stretch of river

Area: West / Hagley Park

Contributor: June Boslem

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Students Avon River Bike Race

Circa 1970

Avon River bike race for University of Canterbury rag day.

Area: West / Hagley Park

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wow?☺ sick?

Spectators and Participants in the annual Avon Bike Race

Two views of the annual Canterbury University students' bike race in the Avon River.    The race was held as part of capping week in May each year until the university moved from the city campus to Ilam.  The course generally covered the stretch of river

Area: West / Hagley Park

Contributor: June Boslem

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Rafting on the Avon River

1982

"A rafting competition on the Avon with home-built rafts. Probably in Dallington area near Locksley Ave looking towards Horseshoe Lake Road?" - Contributor's note

Area: North East / Dallington

Contributor: Monique Cayless

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Raft race along the Avon River

Circa 1990s

Two rafts with rafters travelling down the Avon River during a raft race passing under bridges over Madras Street and Kilmore Street. Several people are stood on the Madras Street bridge watching the race.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

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