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The settlement ponds, Bromley

"The settlement ponds, reflection of life." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Fire after the quake, Ferry road tattoo shop

Exterior of Black Rose Tattoo shop at 380 Ferry Road in Woolston, taped off following fire damage to the building.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

The Godley head gun emplacements of Christchurch

View of the fencing around the Godley Head gun placements, along the Godley Head Gun Emplacements Track with a sea mist in the background.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Godley Head track

"Taken on the Godley Head track, looking at the old historic military buildings." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

A snowman made of Oreos and a sausage roll

A snowman with a sausage roll for a nose and Oreo cookies for eyes and buttons on the Banks Peninsula looking back towards Diamond Harbour, Lyttelton and beyond across the Port Hills to Christchurch...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Storm arriving at New Brighton beach

View from the sand dunes at New Brighton beach looking towards Redcliffs as a storm is heading across the Port Hills.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wooden pier at New Brighton

View from New Brighton beach of the wooden pier prior to demolition. The photograph was taken by the contributor's father, Norman Dawes, who worked for Christchurch City Council as a loader driver.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wooden pier at New Brighton

View from New Brighton beach of the wooden pier prior to demolition. The photograph was taken by the contributor's father, Norman Dawes, who worked for Christchurch City Council as a loader driver.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Portrait of Sarah Thomas

"Sarah Thomas (nee Millward) Born England 1834, died 1904. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859. Sarah must have walked the Bridle Path in those...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Portrait of Charles Thomas

"Charles Thomas. Born England 1832, died suddenly at work in 1889. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Horse and cart

A man and a woman sat on a cart attached up to a horse on a farm. "Mode of transport because of petrol restrictions." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Margaret Cunneen at Mount Magdala

Margaret Cunneen aged 8 years on the grounds of Mount Magdala on Halswell Road, ran by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. The self-contained community was part of an international movement to support...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lincoln Ploughing Match, third prize

"My uncle Orton Bailey, 14 years old, driving. He won 3rd prize at the Lincoln ploughing match" - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Edna Jackson with her teacher Miss Eleanor Isherwood outside Purau school house

Edna Jackson, school girl, here with her teacher Miss Eleanor Isherwood, outside the school house at Purau. Miss Isherwood taught at Purau from 1903 -1923. "A teacher decades ahead of her time." -...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Horse drawn drainage installation

James Mayo Jnr and James Mayo Snr running new drainage along a residental street, possibly taken from Cashel Street in the East of the city towards the Port Hills, in early 1940 using horse pulled...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Day at the Beach, New Brighton

A family stood on New Brighton Beach with the New Brighton War Memorial behind them. "Day at the Beach. My family at New Brighton Beach in the 1950's" - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

In training at Burnham Military Camp

Group photograph of soilders during their training at Burnham Military Camp. Frank Tobbell is on the top row, left side.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Garden at Grange Street Opawa

My parents bought their first home in Grange Street, Opawa in 1953. They were great gardeners. The patch of potatoes (above my mother's back) was grown prior to the planting of a lawn. Fence palings...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Flower Show

Flower display at the Canterbury Flower Show of a lighthouse and scenery.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

2nd prize at the Christchurch Show

Harry Smith sat with his horse and cart at the Christchurch Show where he won second prize. Harry Smith did deliveries with his horse and cart from town to Sign of the Bellbird and Harry Ell farm.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

View from the Brownlee Reserve

"View from Clifton looking towards New Brighton and the pier. ""Whenever I need to find peace, or to clear my head, I always return to the hills...Time may pass, our city may change, and quakes may...

Date 2018-07-10
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt