Protest by Ethel Sotheran

13 March 1989

Protest by Ethel Sotheran

13 March 1989

Ethel Sotheran with her stepladder ahead of staging a protest in Cathedral Square against the cost of power and telephone bills.

Creator: Christchurch Star archive

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: Christchurch Star archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-05320A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

Reuse license: Contact me

Permission for commercial reuse must be sought from the Christchurch Star.

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.


Add a comment
Thank you. Your comment has been saved and queued for moderation.

Report this entry

Please enter your details and we'll contact you for more information.

Thank you for your report

More from the same area

My grandparents walking through Christchurch city, 1940s


My grandparents walking through Christchurch city once my ...

Cathedral Square by Night

18 August 1959.

The northwest corner with the start of Chancery Lane under the ...

Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral Square in 1937


Three generations - Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral ...

"Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David "Bomber" Mills


Left to right: "Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David ...

A day in the city


Shirley and Des Foster with Karen, Paul and Susan dressed for a ...

Looking South-East to the Regent Theatre building


View from Noah's carpark. BNZ and Telecom Buildings in the ...

Shopping in the City in Cathedral Square.


Shopping in the City in Cathedral Square, with friend Rachel. ...

In Cathedral Square.


In the Cathedral Square on a summer day with friend Rachel. Both ...

Tramway extension in Cathedral Square - Early February 2011

February 2011

Tramway extension in Cathedral Square. Note the ANZ/BNZ/TSB bank ...

Chief Post Office

1979-early 80s

Festival of Flowers sign 2008

9 March 2008

Sign for the 2008 Festival of Flowers in Cathedral Square.

Watching the Wizard in the Square

circa 1990s

A group of people stood in Cathedral Square with ChristChurch ...

Advertising in Cathedral Square

2 December 1983

Advertising billboards above buildings in Cathedral Square on ...

Wizard sculptures in the Square

18 June 1988

Two boys, Ken Mizuawa (left) and Mark Ussher of Heaton ...

Dorothy and Gertrude outside ChristChurch Cathedral


"This photo is of Dorothy Noldus (nee Merriman) and Gertrude ...

Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II

January 1954

Queen Elizabeth II being escorted on a public walk in ...

Bridesmaid and Page Boy outside ChristChurch Cathedral

10 October 2010

"A friend’s wedding in the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral ...

Watching from in the tram at Cathedral Square

September 2018

"Oliver 4.5 yo in the tram, watching the renovations and the new ...

Cathedral Square looking west


View from next to ChristChurch Cathedral looking towards the ...

Cathedral Square Robert Godley statue “Innocence reflected”


Rear view of the Robert Godley statue in Cathedral Square with ...

Two friends off to have a swim

circa 1950

Two friends who met at Christchurch West High School off to have ...


25 June 2018

The OGB Bar in the Old Government Buildings in Cathedral Square, ...

David Caygill addressing the Truxton protest in the Square


David Caygill addressing the Truxton protest in the Cathedral ...

Search/Browse the collection