Bernie Robinson (left) and Johnnie Plimmer with Stan's jalopy. Janet Begg is the passenger in the front seat. A snap of the freedom of being young Methodist teenagers.
Me on a merry-go-round at the Industries Fair in 1953.
Bruce, Andrew, Anne and Margaret decorated their bikes for a parade, probably at Somerfield School.
Don't know much as bought in market. Still 5 digits in phone number on [framer's] label on back.┬á
Lots of changes [since 1960]. Just before it was demolished from the earthquakes.
My mother, Connie Thompson cutting the cake at the 1991 Waitaki Girls' High School Reunion. ┬á
Castle Rock was especially beautiful when the clouds pushed over the hill into Heathcote Valley. It was a magical place to walk with the children.
112 Avonside Drive. Art room children and childcare worker creating art on a rainy day. Children listening carefully to the childcare worker.
A rare sight in 2005. Cruise ships in Akaroa became commonplace after the 2010/2011 earthquakes when Akaroa replaced Lyttelton as a destination port.
This is a photo of Alex Reid who will be 100 this year and was taken at the Iris Gardens, Tai Tapu, reminiscing about the era of the horse and cart days outside the shed.
Photograph of an original SARGOOD, SON & EWEN 1886 calendar.
St Albans Community Centre, formerly St Albans Public Library, 1047 Colombo Street. This building suffered earthquake damage and was later demolished.
Staff of Aulsebrook's (biscuit factory) representing different nationalities in the parade to celebrate the end of World War One.
Showing swimming pool built by Neville Holt. Neville Attwood Holt was one of the original founders of Burnside Engineering in Dunedin; (the firm later became Fulton & Hogan after 2 of the partners...
Holt family home and garden in Opawa Road.
New Brighton Pier at night. This photo was taken at night on my film camera. One of my favourite subjects in photography.
Written on back of photo: "Colleen Chisnall and me at Hinds".
Akaroa waterfront, sandy beach. December 1959, during my house party at Hawkin's Bach. 9 happy young people from Christchurch, enjoying the Canterbury summer sun.
Homeward bound on the steam train returning to Christchurch from a day trip to Arthur's Pass. Teenagers making their own fun. From left: Clifford Begg, Arthur Parris (with ukulele), Sally Matthews...
When my friend Terry guided me through the magnificent blooms, welcoming me back to Christchurch after 30 years away.
Jack, Jill, Neville (father) & Trevor Holt on tarmac machine borrowed from Burnside Engineering to lay driveway at Holt residence, 36 Brighton Rd Green Island, Dunedin.
Don't know much about this other than what my mother, Eve Allison, (nee Gorrie) has written on the back - "Midwifery trainees at Christchurch Women's Hospital". Late 1950s/early 1960s is my guess.
The day of the show with full shelves.
These photos show the excitement as everyone gets up to look at a passing cruise ship when they were not very common.