August 2020

Kia ora koutou. Photos from August …

Ice skating in town
Covid protest signs

Street art by Vez Spoon Art
Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre
Ara Edible Book Competition. Winning entry by Sofia Nygren.
Colombo Street
Level 2/3 announcement
Covid protest
Ferrier Fountain, Christchurch Town Hall
Ferrier Fountain, Christchurch Town Hall
Piston Cranky, Colombo Street
Pah’s Dairy, Colombo Street
New street art by Distranged Design
New street art by Distranged Design
Street art by Fuzzylogic75
Art by Wongi Wilson
Abberley Park
Looking at the ChristChurch Cathedral reinstatement
Kowhai, looking at Caffee Roma
Kowhai, looking at Caffee Roma
Reflections on Te Pae, the new convention centre
Spring flowers by the Cathedral
Daffodils by the Cathedral
New street art by Distranged Design, on Shand’s Emporium
Gull Hotel, Armagh Street
Aroha Revolution, Matariki community quilt. A unique Whakapapa quilt designed and created by award-winning educator and artist Maungarongo (Ron) Te Kawa (Ngāti Porou) and Stitch-o-Mat New Brighton, Christchurch’s community sewing project.

Day 39 of lockdown – Sunday 3 May

Bernardine Evaristo in the first episode of the Auckland Writers Festival Winter Series.

A bike ride into town.

Margaret Mahy Playground.

The Christchurch Swing.

Detour pump track, back in action.

New Regent Street.

Mrs Higgins Cookies, open for contactless pre-orders.


Oxford Terrace.IMG_0302

The Bridge of Remembrance.IMG_0303

Victoria Square.IMG_0306

Bollard signs near Te Pae, the convention centre. IMG_0304

Rydges Hotel, fenced off. IMG_0307

Day 32 of lockdown – Sunday 26 April

The day after Anzac Day, and we went off again cyclincg down the Papanui Parallel. This time, we decided to go full Papanui and turn down Main North Road and then down Papanui Road.

This is the war memorial on the corner. IMG_0125

Cycling through Abberley Park. Another chance to check on the wintering monarch butterflies.
No clothing in the clothing bin, please.