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Rangiora Temperance Group

This is thought by Rangiora historians to be the Rangiora Temperance Group, outside the Rangiora Guild Hall. The date suggested was 1900, but the first version of the silent film "Robbery Under Arms"...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Siddeley Deasy 1908.

1908 Siddeley Deasy in Christchurch City outside Frederick Kibblewhite's premises.; a very rare car. Note the pleated seats and the brass lights and horn, old bikes in the shop.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

The Nimrod leaving Lyttelton for the Antarctic

My father, Felix Rooney, and grandfather both sailed with Shackleton on the Nimrod. My grandfather, Felix's stepfather Hugh McGowan, was the 3d Engineer; Felix was a fireman. Highly commended entry...

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Crew of the Nimrod waving goodbye to the Koonya

The Koonya was supplied by the Union Steamship Company to tow the Nimrod as far as it could in order to preserve the latter's coal supplies. Half of the cost of this was met by the N. Z. Government...

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The site of the proposed intake tunnel marked with a cross

Newspaper caption: The Selwyn County Council's proposed improvements and enlargements of the present auxiliary water supply to the Malvern-Waimakariri District. It will be seen that the Selwyn County...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Cushion Falls on the main race in the Kowai Valley

Newspaper caption: The Selwyn County Council's proposed improvements and enlargements of the present auxiliary water supply to the Malvern-Waimakariri District. The falls serve to break the velocity...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The present Kowai Dam in a state of collapse

Newspaper caption: The Selwyn County Council's proposed improvements and enlargements of the present auxiliary water supply to the Malvern-Waimakariri District. An intake was constructed a mile higher...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Mr A. D. Paterson and the Press on a tour of inspection

Newspaper caption: The Selwyn County Council's proposed improvements and enlargements of the present auxiliary water supply to the Malvern-Waimakariri District.

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Moveable school on the Co-operative Railway Works

Newspaper caption: In such a place as the railhead of a progressing railway, the settlement and all connected with it must of necessity be of a temporary and portable nature. Our illustration shows...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Some of the visitors arriving

Newspaper caption: Farmers' Day at Canterbury Agricultural College and Presentation to Mr W. Lowrie

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Mrs Hilgendorf and Mrs Lowrie

Newspaper caption: Farmers' Day at Canterbury Agricultural College and Presentation to Mr W. Lowrie

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The seven sons of Mr Dan and Mrs Kellahan

Newspaper caption: The late Mr Dan Kellahan landed at Lyttelton in 1868 and Mrs Kellahan two years later. They were both born at Cossack, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The public hall, Tai Tapu

Newspaper caption: Tai Tapu, one of Canterbury's prosperous country townships

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The Springfield Ladies' Hockey Team

Newspaper caption: Back row - Mr Gilbert Williams, Misses Gillanders, Fraser, M. Odgers, Nimmo. Middle row - Misses M. Nimmo, S. Odgers, E. Dorman (captain), M. Hardie, M. Dorman. Front row - Misses...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The Directors

Newspaper caption: The opening of the new hall at Springston, Canterbury. Standing - Messrs Marshall, H. Pearson, J. W. Kime, J. E. Johnston, Walter Kimber. Sitting - Messrs J. T. Blakemore, H. Neale...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The Otira-Broken River second coach

Newspaper caption: The coach is photographed in the Waimakariri cutting.

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The Devil's Punch Bowl with its winter snow and icicles

Newspaper caption: On the route of the Midland Railway, between Broken and Otira

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

The viaduct on Holt's Creek

Newspaper caption: There are three wooden bridges at various stages on the track, the understructures of which are made of timber culled from the forest. Birch and rata have been extensively used in...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press

Devil's punch bowl waterfall near tunnel

Newspaper caption: The Devil's Punch Bowl Waterfall is located about half-a-mile from the Canterbury end of Arthur's Pass Tunnel. In the hydro-electric scheme the Punch Bowl falls will give a minimum...

Date 1908
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Collection Weekly Press