View looking across towards the centre of Akaroa and across Childrens Bay and French Bay to Wainui on the other side of the bay.
A large elephant float on wheels being pushed by a group of children in Hagley Park in preparation for the Hay's Christmas Parade. Behind it is a giraffe float also heading towards the parade.
A train float with a santa sleigh and reindeer float being admired by families in Hagley Park ahead of the Hay's Christmas Parade through the central city.
Close-up of the Humpty Dumpty float in Hagley Park ahead of the Hay's Christmas Parade through the central city.
"Kathleen Henderson and daughter Amanda enjoying Sumner Beach. At this time they were living in Fiji. This photo would have been taken on a rare trip home to Christchurch, probably during the...
A vintage car taking a sled of children for a joy-ride across the frozen Lake Ida. Groups of people are ice skating in the background.
Two children playing with sparklers on Guy Fawkes night.
Crowds lining a residential street during the Hay's Christmas Parade watching a drummer float being driven past.
A family stood on Lake Lyndon, near Castle Hill, with groups of people ice skating in the background with views across to snow covered mountaints. "In the days when the whole of Lake Lyndon would...
"My sister and a neighbourhood friend rather well-dressed for mowing...our father had put his heart and soul into producing a wonderful lawn... His efforts paid off and gave us many happy years of...
Max Ogilvie aboard his veteran Caterpillar tractor as family and pickers pose alongside the last load of apricots to be sledged to the packing shed in the Horotane valley, in the Heathcote Valley. In...
View of Stringer's Bridge on the Waipara River near Broomfield. "Memories of picnics and warm river swimming." - Contributor's note
"My mother at Akaroa beach - before the housing boom." - Contributor's note
"... In our family photo albums there are many photos of various gatherings with the families of my parents' friends... In these family friends we found other kids of a similar age we could play with...
View along the Avon River in Hagley Park of an Antigua Boatsheds rented boat with Susan and her dad rowing.
Viewing the Royal Yacht Britannia on arrival of the Queen and family at Lyttelton Harbour for the 1974 Commonwealth Games held in Christchurch
"Growing up there were some summers we escaped Christchurch and rented a bach in the Marlborough Sounds. My sister and I had fun. Here we are goofing around with our 'Chocolate Biscuits faces'." -...
A child on a bicycle in the Estuary near Rocking Horse Road in Southshore.
Two people in costume celebrating Halloween in the Barbadoes Street cemetery.
"The settlement ponds, reflection of life." - Contributor's note
Intersection of Durham Street North and Armagh Street; former Canterbury Society of Arts building to the left andthe Canterbury Provincial Council buildings to the right. "I was working on The...
View from Christchurch Town Hall looking across Victoria Square towards the Captain James Cook and Queen Victoria Statues and across to the intersection of Colombo Street and Armagh Street.
The Southern Alps and Christchurch city skyline peeking out of the morning sea fog. Taken from St Andrews Hill in Mount Pleasant.
Exterior of Black Rose Tattoo shop at 380 Ferry Road in Woolston, taped off following fire damage to the building.