Captain E. D. Gerard, of Army District Headquarters, an explosives expert, handling a 3in mortar bomb found by police divers in the Avon River near the Wainoni Bridge. It turned out that it was a...
Exterior of the Church of the Good Shepherd and the Anglican Māori Mission Centre, 4 Phillips Street, Phillipstown . The church was built in 1885 by architect Benjamin Mountford.
Uniforms for Linwood High School, from left, John Phillips (normal uniform), Roy Parry (optional summer uniform, sixth form boys), Allison Foley (optional summer uniform, 3rd-5th form girls) and Meryl...
Interior of one of the carriages repurposed for the Rothmans Exhibition of New Zealand Design at Christchurch railway station.
A group of Mairehau High School senior French students in a classroom listening to the French Ambassador to NZ J. F Duflos. The Ambassador and his wife visited the school during his holidays and was...
E.G. McKenzie, I. Cooke and G.E. Mason with soft toys at the Country Women's Institute spring show, Yaldhurst Hall.
Lifeguards putting up flags marking the zone in which it is safe to swim at Sumner beach.
University of Canterbury graduands pass under the Bridge of Remembrance on their way to King Edward Barracks.
University of Canterbury graduation ceremony held at King Edward Barracks.
Christchurch School of Instrumental Music concert rehearsal in Cowles Stadium.
Hamish Hay and Sir Arthur Porritt in the grounds of Mona Vale with the homestead in the background. They are being watched by girl guides and a crowd including a photographer during Pan Pacific Arts...
View down Colombo Street of a procession of vintage cars and maojorettes hosted by the Canterbury Repertory Theatre Society, as part of the Arts Festival, heading towards towards Kilmore Street...
View from the rear of the audience and stage with orchestra and choir at the King Edward Barracks during the Christchurch Pan Pacific Arts festival.
View looking down Kilmore Street with the Repertory Theatre on the right, or crowds during a fair which closed the street. The fair was organised as part of the Arts Festival by the Canterbury...
View down Worcester Street of a National Film Unit cameraman filming, from a cherry picker, a car being driven by Gail McHerron as part of a series of "Driving with Prudence" road safety films. A...
Exterior of the Māori youth centre on Gloucester Street in Linwood during its construction.
Aerial view of Jellie park with the Lido Pool to the right. Truman Road and the intersection with Attlee Crescent are in the background.
Three children, from left, Lewis Hampton, Rosemary Hajek and Judith Worthington at the Christchurch Star Office with a jar pre-decimal money to raise money for Glenelg Health Camp.
J.B. Gordon, the Minister of Railways, addresses an audience of employees at the Addington Workshops.
View across Worsley Spur, Hoon Hay of a construction site with a digger clearing a site in preparation for the installation of water tanks.
Water being pumped from the flooded Falsgrave-Mowbray street subway.
Flooded park on Beachville Road.
Flooding on Ebbtide Road, South Brighton.
Ted Howard, Hugh Elstrob and Albert Danick clean up flooding in a house on Herberden Street.