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Haere mai, tauti mai - welcome to The University of Canterbury Digital Voyages homepage. This site, which is hosted and supported by the University of Canterbury Library, has been developed with Omeka S, and showcases past and present digital resources created by students and staff of UC. 

We invite all faculty and students who wish to use Omeka S for new projects, to contact us.

Closeup of Imperial Typewriter
Explore the rich heritage of material culture relating to the history of the University of Canterbury in this exhibition created to mark UC’s 150th anniversary.
Logo borrowed from Aotahi - School of Māori and Indigenous Studies
An open access journal publishing both empirical and conceptual research emerging from the Master's of Māori and Indigenous Leadership (University of Canterbury) degree.
Model of Ilam Campus, Chronicle, February 1966
Showcases printed material produced by University of Canterbury staff and students, highlighting publications by student groups, academic departments, sporting groups, cultural groups and the Library.
Christchurch, New Zealand : industry's future in the Garden City.
Historical print publications about the city of Ōtautahi Christchurch, digitised from the Macmillan Brown Library collections.
Primroses and Apple Blossom
Watercolours by botanical and landscape painter Margaret Stoddart from a physical exhibition at the former home of Kate Sheppard from September-December 2021
Bookplate, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan
Discover the social and intellectual life of books and collections held at the University of Canterbury Library by exploring the signs of provenance, such as; bookplates, inscriptions, inserts and stamps.
Clothing: badge. One female mandarin badge of embroidered silk in two parts, featuring phoenix, as attached to ceremonial robe.
The Rewi Alley collection of chinese art and archaeology, Canterbury Museum.
Le Quesnoy – Memorial. The New Zealand battle exploit memorial in situ at Le Quesnoy with wreaths.
Lantern slides of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials designed by architect Samuel Hurst Seager.
A photograph of Karl Popper in 1939, submitted as part of his application for employment at Canterbury University College.
Materials relating to Karl Popper and Arthur Prior, collected from the University and other local archives.
Samoan woman. Tattersall, Alfred James.
An exhibition marking the 75th Anniversary of John Macmillan Brown's bequest.
A lone Australian sentry keeps watch
A collection of over 200 First World War photographs from the Canterbury Branch of the Victoria League of New Zealand.
Allandale Springtime. James Johnstone, c. 1953. Oil on Canvas.
An insight into the Design Movement and the Ilam School of Fine Arts.
Benjamin Mountfort's design for the Clock Tower, 1876.
An illustrated history based on the Armson Collins Architectural Drawings Collection.
Southern Spirits.
A digital exhibition investigating the Psychic Research Society of Christchurch, founded by Edgar Lovell-Smith, which attempted to investigate the truth of Spiritualist claims.
A Venetian Grotto chair hand-carved in walnut wood. Purchased in Italy by John Macmillan Brown c.1900.
The story of a Venetian Grotto chair hand-carved in walnut wood, and purchased in Italy by John Macmillan Brown c.1900.
The Canterbury College Review, May 1897.
Digitised copies of the Cantebury College Review, published by the Students’ Association from 1897 until 1948.
'Observer' Cartoon. A cartoon showing a 'shirker' getting married in an attempt to avoid conscription
Courage, conviction and conscientious objection in WWI Canterbury.

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