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Opening day at the Edgeware Bowling Club's green

22 October 1910

The season opened in the presence of a large gathering of players and visitors. The first bowl of the season was sent down by Mrs Allard

Area: North / Edgeware

Source: Canterbury times, 2 November 1910, p. 47

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That sounds cool

Old days

Opening of the 1965-66 season at the Canterbury Bowling Club

2 October 1965

Mrs J. Steven, sends down the first kitty at the opening of the Canterbury Bowling Club season. Her husband, the club president, watches.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Rose bowl tournament at the Fendalton green

18 November 1970

Women playing in the Christchurch Women's Bowling Centre's rose bowl tournament at the Fendalton green.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Fendalton

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Thanks for letting us know, fixed now.

Typo in name.

Opening of the Riccarton Race course Bowling club

28 October 1941

A group of people listen to the president (Mr Marsh) speaking at the opening of the Riccarton Racecourse Bowling Club.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Riccarton

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Bowls triples at Burnside Green

14 March 1978

Burnside green during the Christchurch centre's women's champion of champion bowls triples.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Burnside

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The first bowl of the season at Burwood Bowling Club

20 October 1962

Mrs B. Walker sends down the first bowl at the opening of the Burwood Bowling Club's season.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North East / Burwood

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Opawa Bowling Club: working bee in days gone by

circa 1955

Opawa Bowling Club.

Area: South East / Opawa

Source: Kete Christchurch. Scanned from photographs contributed by Mr Lance Lye in 2011.

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A proud Bill Waru holds his trophy aloft

Opawa Bowling Club.

Area: South East / Opawa

Source: Kete Christchurch. Scanned from photographs contributed by Mr Lance Lye in 2011.

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Some of the old school

circa 2000

Opawa Bowling Club.
Back row Lorna Batchelor, Kath Lloyd, Molly Cumming, Ina McGuire. Front row, May Mellet, Ngaere Johnson,Roma Steele, Neta Fairlie, Trissie Lye

Area: South East / Opawa

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National fours final at the Woolston Working Men's Club

13 January 1982

A crowd watches the fours final taking place on the bowling green at Woolston Working Men's Club.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South East / Woolston

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Morrison Avenue Bowling Club

9 August 2017

Area: North West / Papanui

Source: Kete Christchurch

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Bowling championships at Shirley

3 January 1970

The New Zealand singles and pairs bowling championships at Shirley green.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North East / Shirley

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Ritchie Franklin having a roll up

circa 2000

Opawa Bowling Club Practice

Area: South East / Opawa

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Singles Championship George Hassan and Ron Gow

Circa 2000

At the Opawa Bowling Club.

Area: South East / Opawa

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Thomas Marker playing at Edgeware Bowling Club

circa 1905

My great grandfather Thomas Marker played bowls for Edgeware Club. Represented NZ touring Australia in 1914 and in 1920 toured England, Scotland Ireland and Wales for 10 weeks.

Area: North / Edgeware

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