Dardanelles living – Image of the Week

At the Dardanelles during World War One, 1914-18.

At the Dardanelles during World War One, 1914-18

“A striking photograph of a corner of ANZAC where New Zealand troops were stationed”. This is a view of sandbagged living quarters at Gallipoli.

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We want your photos!

2009 Heritage Week poster

Christchurch City Libraries is inviting the public to be part of a gathering and documentation of historical photos on peace and conflict in Christchurch from 14 September until 23 October. We are collecting images of Canterbury’s involvement in peace and conflict over the years and will publish them on the libraries’ Flickr site. This year we are looking at three broad themes in fitting with this years Heritage Week: Life at Home, Away from Home, and Peace and Remembrance. So gather up those photos and send them in! The Christchurch City L ibraries Photo Hunt 2009 is open from 14 September until 23 October and is part of the Beca Heritage Week’s ‘Doves & Defences’ celebrations. Winners will be announced and contacted on the 2nd November 2009.