The Wizard

The Wizard

The Wizard

The Wizard

The Wizard

Watching the Wizard in the Square

circa 1990s

A group of people stood in Cathedral Square with ChristChurch Cathedral in the background, listening to the Wizard of Christchurch performing.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Reference ID: CCL-PhArch-0036

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What a cool dude

I gave the Wizard a ride from the airport, his big hat had to go up through my cars sun roof so we were driving around with his big pointy hat sticking out. Certainly turned heads.

Certainly turned heads. please join these comments together, thanks Audrey.

Correction the Wizard's big hat had to go up through my cars sun roof driving around with his big pointy hat stixcking out certainly

This pic reminds me of my drum teacher. name angus. he looks just like him☺☺☺???

THIS MAN WAS so inspiering and respected in this city for centurys GOD BLESS CHRISTCHURCH

Love this guy

Summer Times Festival

14 December 1984

The Wizard and Kerry McCammon opening the Summer Times festival in Cathedral Square.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-01175A

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The Wizard standing in Cathedral Square

2001

The Wizard of Christchurch stood in Cathedral Square next to a person in a snowman costume holding balloons. ChristChurch Cathedral is in the background.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00538A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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It reminds me of Dumbledore☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺??????????

Harry Potter

El mago merlin

Respect

Woww it looks like me!☺

Cool

tik tok

pie

Gandalf the grey!

You're a wizard harry

The Wizard and the Bible Lady, Renee Stanton, in Cathedral Square

1977

The Wizard of New Zealand, Ian Brackenbury Channell and the Bible Lady, Renee Stanton in the Square, surrounded by listeners, with the former Chief Post Office in the background.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: The city plan review : a statement of planning objectives and policies for the 1978 Review of the Christchurch City District Scheme as Required by Section 30(6)b of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1953. Christchurch : Town Planning Division, 1977.

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD04-0024

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Long live the WIZARD!!!!

The Wizard, Cathedral Square, 1982

1982

The Wizard ("C'mon Canterbury") on ladder). I took this photo in Cathedral Square early in 1982. I later returned and gave the wizard a copy. He showed it to the crowd, announcing himself to be "A living work of art".

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: Entry in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Julia Thomas.

Reference ID: CCL-PH14-126

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