The flying Odeon roof, Elvis has not left the building, & Christchurch sunsets: 2012 in pictures: September

The Press Christchurch Writers Festival.
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Biblia Abiblia
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A Ron Mueck eye.
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40 flavours of heaven.
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Price Waterhouse Coopers.
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Christchurch sunset.
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When you work in the CBD of Christchurch, you are never short on things to see. On 10 September, I looked down Tuam Street and saw the roof of the Odeon sailing away.
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And it landed on Manchester Street.
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The colours of the ECAN building on Kilmore Street, unmasked.
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A visit to Woodend.
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Democracy rally.
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A vacant space on Colombo Street made kind of beautiful by the setting sun.
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Christchurch danglers, high above the Holiday Inn.
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Parklife: a radiocontrolled helicopter gets stuck in a tree in St Albans Park.
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Craig Smith in concert, at Central Library Tuam.
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Demolition on the strip.
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Price Waterhouse Coopers.
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Elvis in Shand’s Emporium – one of those iconographic Christchurch sights.
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Mannequins face the future, things implode, and new art busts in: 2012 in pictures: August

A discarded sign of protest. TC3 land.
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I go for the jewellery pileup.
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Fabulous book bargains from Just Incredible in South City Mall.
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Morning implosion of Newstalk ZB.
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After the implosion, a trampoline on Kilmore Street.
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Margaret Mahy storytime at Central Library Peterborough.
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The BMX track, not just for bikes.
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Loved the Youth Market on Barbadoes Street.
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More book buys, half the marked price:
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Happy birthday Grandad.
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A few of my favourite things, a fabulous hand-done piece by Sarah Laing.
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An abandoned house, alive with the morning light.
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The fab Wongi Tradestaff mural takes shape on the corner of Colombo and St Asaph Street.
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Graffiti on St Asaph Street.
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The Railway Station on Moorhouse Avenue.
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You take paradise, you put up a parking lot.
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Tjalling is innocent. Christchurch Art Gallery work on the back of COCA.
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The Clarendon continues its stately decline.
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Mannequins in the Re:START face they know not what.
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Margaret Mahy, Michael Parekowhai, little felt workers, and Christchurch words – 2012 in pictures: July

Who can resist a photo of a baby with a book?
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Story blankets for Matariki – at Rehua Marae.
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A close-up.
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Wee girl meets the Michael Parekowhai bulls.
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Central Library Peterborough. The art is by Richard Killeen: The inner binding – a Christchurch Art Gallery Outer Spaces project
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Newstalk ZB pre-implosion.
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Methodist Mission demolition on Durham Street North.
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Memorial on Colombo Street.
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Kendal Avenue Park.
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Flying over the Clarendon.
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Grant Thornton building demolition.
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Morning on Colombo Street.
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Words in the gutter.
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One of Christchurch’s cutaway houses.
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Sign o’the times.
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Abberley Park.
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View from the NG Gallery.
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The Michael Parekowhai piano.
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Busted up signage on Lichfield Street.
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I pay tribute to Margaret Mahy, who died on 23 July 2012.
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Poetica on Colombo Street.
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Craft Invaders market.
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High Street.
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Ladies on the toilet block at St Albans Park.
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Car flying on the skate ramp.
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The awesome Kia Kaha sign of Edgeware.
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