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Relief workers at Jollies Pass

Relief workers, including Frank Renwick, during the 1930's Depression near Jollies Pass crossing the river in a cart pulled by horses and cart crossing a river. Photos are also in The Sugar Bag years...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Stone retaining wall under construction at Jollies Pass

View of three men working on the construction of a stone retaining wall at Jollies Pass during the 1930's Depression. The photos are also available in The Sugar Bag years by Tony Simpson, 1974.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Rowing on the Avon River in the Botanic Gardens

Fred, Dave and George Hanna rowing on the Avon River in the Botanic Gardens. They all later went to fight during the First World War, George was at Gallipoli.

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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

George Thomas Hawker from New Brighton, known as 'The Father of New Brighton'

"My great-grandfather lived much of his life in New Brighton and had a major hand in the area's advancement. He died in 1924 after being struck by a car... There is a plaque with his name on it...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Hut near Cora Lynn and the Waimakariri River, near Bealey

William (Bill) Penman (right) and friends outside an old hut near Cora Lynn and the Waimakariri River, near Bealey.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Mavis and Cyril (Jack) Suckling – brother and sister

"Jack was my Grandad...I only remember him as an old man...to see him on a Harley and looking so young...well, he seems a different person. Is Jack taking his sister for a spin or is this just staged...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Beautiful Christchurch, album of Mavis Suckling 1927-1929

"This collection of images of 'Beautiful Christchurch' comes from Great Aunt Mavis's album. The images individually aren't striking...it is the collection of them on the page that speaks a greater...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Horace and Eunice Waterman, Oxford, Canterbury

Horace Waterman (left) and Eunice Waterman travelling in a cart pulled by a horse going through a stream at Oxford, Canterbury.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Official opening of the Bealey Bridge in Canterbury

View of cars travelling along the Bealey Bridge, which crosses the Waimakariri River, during its official opening. "William (Bill) Penman worked on this bridge as a blacksmith and took this photo." -...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Christchurch Pipe Band Contest

Members of the Scottish Society Pipe Band at the Christchurch Pipe Band Contest. The Piper in middle is William (Bill) Penman.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Scottish Society Pipe Band, winners of the B Grade Championship

Left to Right from back: P. Bruce, R. Cummings, W. Paterson, A. Eyles, W. Armstrong. Middle row: A. McLachlan (Pipe Major), A. McMillan, R. Syme, M. Smith, R. Murie (Drum Major). Front row: W. Penman...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Gordon Ogilvie on the Port Hills

Canterbury Author and Historian Gordon Ogilvie as a young boy on the Port Hills. His published books record the history of the Port Hills and Banks Peninsula.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wigram Maintenance Team

"My father Henry Arnold Everard Stark (known as Jim) is holding the sign in the photo. He was a Leading Aircraftsman and served from October 1941 till Jan 1946." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Marching between Wigram Air Force base and Harewood

"My father often regaled us of tales of the many marches between Wigram Air Force base and Harewood. One of these marches took place on the 13th July 1945 the day before the big snow. He is third in...

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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

Anzac Day parade, Wigram Pipe Band

View along Cashel Street looking east towards the Bridge of Remembrance during the Anzac Day Parade. In the foreground the Wigram Pipe Band is marching. William (Bill) Penman is the bagpiper at the...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wigram Workshop Maintenance Wing group

"My mother, Florence Ellen Jarman was in the Air Force based at Wigram, Christchurch. The photo shows her Workshop Maintenance Wing group. She is in the back row, the third from the right." -...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Stark Jarman wedding

"After meeting...in the Air Force, based at Wigram... in WWII, my parents, Henry Arnold Everard Stark and Florence Ellen Jarman, married at...St Andrew's Church (formerly by the ChCh Public Hospital)...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Dorothy and Gertrude outside ChristChurch Cathedral

"This photo is of Dorothy Noldus (nee Merriman) and Gertrude Merriman (nee Wood) her stepmother, outside the Christchurch Cathedral in 1949." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Picking apricots in the Horotane Valley

Gordon Ogilvie (Canterbury Author and Historian) picking apricots with his sister's Helen and Ruth on his parents Max and Margaret's orchard in Horotane Valley.

Category Winner: Your People in the 2018...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Akaroa from above

View looking across towards the centre of Akaroa and across Childrens Bay and French Bay to Wainui on the other side of the bay.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt