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Taking tea, 1930s

Bryson and Maysel Mirfin, Ikamatua, taking tea with Ruby Stokes, Omihi. Ruby and Maysel were friends from Training College and bridesmaids at each other's weddings. Photo taken by Stanley Stokes.

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Cashfields Building, Cashel Mall

The Cashfields building, designed by England Brothers, was built in around 1909/10 for the DIC (Drapery Importing Company) to replace the previous building destroyed by Fire in 1908. In 1978 following...

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Outfitting the studio, New Regent Street

We were in New Regent Street recently, and with the reopening of the shops I remembered this photo. It was taken about 1945-46 in George Weigel Studio 19-21 New Regent Street. These men were working...

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Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad Syd Carter had a barber and tobacconist shop on the corner of Wilsons Road and Gamblins Road in St Martins. He was popular with the teenagers of the day as he was always willing to try...

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Christmas in the backyard

A family Christmas in our back yard in Opawa. I am showing off my new scooter, my sister Jenny has a cane dolls pram and my cousin Wayne has a carpentry set. I can't see what his brother Chris has. My...

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Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad (Syd Carter) working in his barber and tobacconist shop in the early 1960s (I think). St. Martins. He was a great one for a laugh and a good 'yarn' and enjoyed the interaction with his...

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Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

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Ghost Sign

An old advertising sign for McCormick Reapers & Binders on a brick building in Lichfield Street.

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Ghost Signs

Several old advertising signs on a brick building in Tuam Street. Shows advertising for New Zealand Candle Co., Nelson, Moate & Co. Pure Teas.

Date 2011
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The "violin man" who regularly busked outside the ANZ Bank on Colombo Street.

Winning entry in the People category of the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. Judge’s comments "Well observed and totally relaxed photo of a street scene in the CBD. The people are going...

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Family barbecue

Family barbecue at my brother's house. Beach towels on the line. Para pool with polystyrene float board. Lots of tanned bodies. Old style folding chairs. Deck chairs with canvas covering, fringed top...

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Summer day at Pines Beach

Typical Christchurch summer day at Pines Beach. Blue sky, scattered cloud, easterly coming off the sea. My brothers and sisters and their families making castles in the sand. Who is having more fun -...

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Family birthday

Family tea for my mother's birthday. My mother (in blue) and my father (in polo shirt and walk shorts, aunts and uncles. Typical family "do" from the 70s - neatly permed hair, lots of creamed goodies...

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Family barbecue

The old problem of getting the charcoal barbecue going. More smoke than heat to start with ! My brother and brother-in-law trying to get some heat out of the BBQ. My nephew in the sandpit. Tomatoes on...

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208 Worcester Street

This boarding house stood on the Worcester St/Barbadoes St corner. Driving past I noticed an elderly man sitting on the veranda in the sun. He sat like a statue while I took his photo. I even got in...

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