Watch out for the cyclists!

Watch out for the cyclists!

Watch out for the cyclists!

Watch out for the cyclists!

Cyclists and traffic on Manchester Street

1952

Scenes taken from the intersection of Manchester Street and Hereford Street in the central city of pedestrians, cyclists, buses and cars. Managing the traffic is an officer stood in the middle of the intersection. The Excelsior Hotel is on the left with views towards the Port Hills in the background. Clip taken from a "Christchurch Garden City of New Zealand" film.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Contributor: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

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Festival of Wheels procession

17 March 1980

A procession of cyclists followed by a vintage fire truck travelling along Rolleston Avenue towards Hagley Park as part of the Festival of Wheels.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-01125A

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Copyright status: In copyright

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Cyclists riding out of Halswell towards Tai Tapu

5 April 2015

A group of cyclists waving as they ride out of Halswell towards Tai Tapu.

Creator: Nicholas Glen

Area: South West / Halswell

Source: The Halswell project was a collaboration in 2015 between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of the people and the physical and social environment of the wider Halsw

Related: The Halswell Project 2015.

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The Bicycle Band

Circa 1900

Christchurch's Bicycle Band claimed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Joshua W. Painter (d. 1944), a well-known distance and trick cyclist, and his brother Fred started the bicycle band in 1895. It was really an offshoot of the already established Christchurch Professional Brass Band. The men held instruments in one hand and steered their cycles with the other, and they rehearsed in the open ground of Barracks Square, Hereford Street. Left to right, front row: H. Woods, T. Dalton, A.J. Watts; second row: G.H. Gordon, W. Crawford, F. Hopkins, F. Painter; third row: F. Taylor, A.W. Gordon.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD07-0097

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My great grandfather is A.J. Watts!

Amazing! pure NZ pioneering!!

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