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WWII Female factory worker

New industry workers in a Christchurch factory pressing out metal fittings for gas masks.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Classrooms at Christchurch West High School, Hagley Avenue

Exterior of prefabricated classrooms being constructed on the grounds of Christchurch West High School on Hagley Avenue to accommodate increasing numbers of pupils.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Scaffolding around Sydenham Post Office clock tower

Exterior of the Sydenham Post Office building built in 1911 at 340 Colombo Street, Sydenham. The building is covered in scaffolding in preparation for the demolition of the clock tower to reduce the...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Government Housing subdivision, Riccarton

Exterior of Government Housing subdivisions under construction in Riccarton, part of one of the biggest government schemes in Christchurch.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Christchurch to Akaroa return cycle race competitors

Competitors for the Christchurch Amateur Cycling Club's annual Christchurch-Akaroa return road race lined up at the start, on the corner of Hazeldean Road and Lincoln Road in Addington. The patron of...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Clock tower demolition, Sydenham Post Office

Exterior of the Sydenham Post Office building built in 1911 at 340 Colombo Street, Sydenham. The building is covered in scaffolding in preparation for the demolition of the clock tower to reduce the...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Sheep fleece being rolled

Workers with fleece and taking it to be rolled.

Date 1940-04-06
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Don McKenzie Hall, Epson Road

Recently completed Hall on Epsom Road, Sockburn that was built and named in memory of Don McKenzie by his father Mr J.R. McKenzie. Don McKenzie lost his life while on duty with the Royal New Zealand...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Coronation Hall, Lyttelton

Exterior of Coronation Hall, Lyttelton. Two bicycles are parked in front of the building.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Firefighters using the station pole

Firefighters descending from the recreation room via a pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Netherlands East Indies evacuees in Christchurch

A group of Netherlands East Indies evacuee men playing cards after arriving in Christchurch as part of a temporary scheme during the Second World War.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Former Flesher family home in Richmond

Exterior of the old Flesher home on Evelyn Couzins Avenue during the repurposing of the building as a community centre.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Addington Railway workshop buildings

Exterior of the Addington Railway Workshop buildings looking down to the outdoor yard area and across to Addington.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Ceremony for the driving of a well in Riccarton

A group of people gathered beneath a Riccarton Waterworks sign for a ceremony to celebrate the driving of the first well pipe. The new system will provide high pressure water supply to Riccarton...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Willow groyne in the Waimakariri River

Workers laying a willow end groyne on the Waimakariri River.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs