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Ernest G. Collins with his book

Portrait of author and retired Canterbury Malting Co administration manager, Ernest G. Collins, with his book, Malting in the Heathcote Valley. The book was supplied to staff, retired staff, public...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Cars queuing at Lyttelton tunnel

A queue of vehicles by the entrance to the Lyttelton tunnel. The tunnel was closed due to the annual spring cycle allowing cyclists through instead of vehicles. One man waves a fist in frustration of...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Start of the Heathcote Valley Go-kart Grand Prix

Dave Merritt taking a corner ahead of Robin Wilkinson at the start of the Heathcote Valley Go-kart Grand Prix. In the background are racers, from left, Bill Munn, Doug Varnham and Doug Drake.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Horse riders on the Bridle Path

Horse riders ascending the Bridle Path next to the Lyttelton Tunnel with the Heathcote Valley and Tunnel Road behind. Pictured are, from left, Aaron Rule, Sherie Boyd, Collene Rule and Larry Rule.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Gondola and Canterbury Plains

Christchurch Gondola passenger cabins with view of Christchurch city, the Canterbury Plains, and the Southern Alps.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

NZ Centennials Canterbury 1950

Large group of people walking up the Bridle Path from the Heathcote Valley towards the summit on the Port Hills during Canterbury Centennial celebrations. One member of the group is carrying a 'Deans'...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Castle Rock

Castle Rock was especially beautiful when the clouds pushed over the hill into Heathcote Valley. It was a magical place to walk with the children.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Family and pickers with boxes of apricots

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Gimblett's gate on Bridle Path Road, Heathcote

Front gate to Gimblett's home, "Hillwood" on Bridle Path Road.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1919 (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Maltworks, Heathcote Valley

Heathcote Valley with malt works buildings and railway line at centre.

Date unspecified year in 1890 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

St. Mary's Anglican Church and Bridle Path Road under snow

Bridle Path Road after snowfall with "Hillwood" cherry orchard to left with nets over cherry trees; and St. Mary's Anglican church next to orchard.

Date 1900 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1919 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Front gate to "Hillwood" orchard on Bridle Path Road.

Bridle Path Road with gate to "Hillwood" orchard.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1919 (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

"Hillwood", Heathcote

Front aspect of "Hillwood", after a snowfall and with only roof and trees visible. Home of the Gimblett family.

Date 1900 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1919 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Maidie and Dorothy at "Hillwood"

Maidie (Madeline) Gimblett (left) at 15 years old and Dorothy Gimblett (right) at 13 years old leaning out of a window at their home, "Hillwood".

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Blue gum tree on Bridle Path Road near Gimblett orchard

Landmark blue gum tree on Bridle Path Road near Gimblett orchard, looking toward Port Hills. Child with hoop next to gum tree.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Three cottages near the Holdsworth's

Three cottages near the Holdsworth's home located on Bridle Path Road. Robert and Ada Holdsworth occupied Casterton at 144 Bridle Path Road in the early 20th century.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Bridle Path Road, Heathcote

Bridle Path Road, Heathcote as dirt road. Unidentified house to right under gum tree.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Flat land in Heathcote Valley

Flat agricultural land in Heathcote Valley with Port Hills in background.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Herding sheep on Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley

Man on horse with sheepdog herding driving sheep along Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station and Malt House

Steam train arriving at Heathcote Railway Station with maltworks on the right and looking to the Port Hills.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection