Sergeant I. M. Russell (left) and Lance Corporal J. Ryal with the remains of a 19th century shell dredged from Lyttelton Harbour and then cracked open at West Melton where it was found to not have a...
Nicola Dickson (left) and Lissa Dyer, pupils at Avonside Girls' School, dressed as Ballerinas during end of year celebrations.
Cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured is the "patient" A. Malaquin being treated by, from left, B. Chidgey, R. Spence and C...
Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.
A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
H.J. Walker, Member of Parliament for St Albans, unveiling a plaque at the Canterbury Savings Bank Papanui branch during the opening of the new branch.
M.A. Connelly, Member of Parliament for Riccarton unveiling a plaque during the official opening of the Lincoln Road branch of the Canterbury Savings Bank. Also pictured is the bank president Mr J...
Exterior of the former Bank of New Zealand building on Norwich Quay in Lyttelton following its purchase by the Lyttelton Harbour Board.
Director Nigel Bowron shows members of the Canterbury Footwear Retailers' Association treated pelts.
The Waimakariri River during a flood, with the two bridges crossing the river.
Glenelg Health School pupils building a model fly in a classroom.
Barry Cleavin (left) and Dick Frizzell painting Shakespeare themed murals for the Fine Arts Ball at the Durham Street Art Gallery.
Girls preparing to leave for the YMCA camp at Wainui.
Aerial view of Christchurch Airport marking the location of the land to be used to build the White Heron hotel.
Joe Wells, Tim Mason, John Blackburn, and Frank Prescott cooking steak at the corner of Westminster Street and Kensington Avenue.
The new control room at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED).
Installation of sodium highway lamps on Blenheim Road by the Municipal Electricity Department (MED).
Members of the Central Canterbury Electric Power Board meeting in the new Hornby premises.
Electrically fired boiler at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED).
Government Life Insurance Office minister, John Rae, pressing a button inside the Government Life Building that officially starts the time and temperature clock on the top of the building.
Workmen checking the heating and air conditioning centre at the Government Life Building.
View of the digital clock on top of the Government Life building in Cathedral Square, taken from the roof of the Christchurch Star building on Kilmore Street.
Members of the Hoon Hay Youth Club.
Young people attending the Dominion Presbyterian summer conference.