A document outlining the history of the Townsend Telescope and Observatory at the Christchurch Arts Centre. The document was written by Karen Pollard, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Canterbury.
A photograph of Wayne Smith and Ken Vickery inside the Observatory at the Christchurch Arts Centre, taken in the 1970s. Smith and Vickery are pictured next to the Townsend Telescope, which they have just refurbished. No repair work was necessary during this process.