Photo Hunt October: The Union Methodist business Girls Sports Team, Lancaster Park

The Union Methodist business Girls Sports Team, Lancaster Park..
Entry in the Christchurch City Libraries 2008 Photo Hunt. This photo was Highly Commended in the 1940s Decade entries. Kete Christchurch HWC08-SU-127 CC-BY-NC-SA NZ 3.0

“Uniforms were made by Ray Milliners in New Regent Street. 15 teams in the competition.  Peggy is 2nd left in photo. Teams would perform a folk dance, drill, potato race, relay. Would practise in Latimer Square at lunch times. Won the event 5 years in a row.”

Date: 1949-1950.

Christchurch City Libraries has been running an annual Photo Hunt in conjunction with the city’s Heritage Week since 2008.  The 2016 Photo Hunt is running again from 1 – 31 October. During the month of October we will be posting a series of images from earlier Photo Hunts.

Enter the 2016 hunt online or at your local library.

Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute.

Te Rerenga Kōrero – Tō hoariri, kei muri i a koe!

Kia ora. To encourage the use of Te Reo Māori Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori – The Māori Language Commission publish weekly Māori phrases that can be used to support or cheer someone on.

Tō hoariri, kei muri i a koe!
Your opponent, behind you!

akina te reo rugby