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Wilson Brothers Bakery van in Manchester Street

This is my grandfather's bread delivery van. It is thought to have been the first bread delivery van in Christchurch. My father (Francis Wilson) is standing in front of the van. The bakery was in...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Hunting on the Denniston/Stockton Area

This depicts a culture of hunting in the rugged out-back mountains of the NZ West Coast in the Denniston-Stockton Plateau area. It was/is an acceptable culture to hunt wild food to feed the family. My...

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My grandparents out for a country drive

My grandparents out for a country drive. A picture was taken to show-case my grandmother's new fox fur. The event ended with a picnic and a slow drive home.

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Mairehau Hall

Group photo outside the Mairehau hall. Mairehau was a new suburb named in 1916 and was a rapidly growing area by the First World War.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Avonside Old Girls Tramping Club at the Sign of the Kiwi

Avonside High School Old Girls Tramping Club at the Sign of the Kiwi. (Mary Walter third from left.) From the number of photos they were a very active group - Port Hills, Akaroa,

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Albert Charles Beken & Family on an outing

Albert Charles Beken with his second wife Olive (nee Meek) and his son Albert Henry off for an outing with the motor bike and sidecar.

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Ladies Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored walk to Ashburton

Members of The City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton. They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any further.  They were...

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Ladies Highland Pipe Band World Record March, 1958

Cover image for booklet for the City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton.   They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any further...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Wren Family by Bridge of Remembrance ca 1944

The boy is my father Gavin Francis Wren, born 1940. He is holding the hand of his mother Eileen Hyacinth Wren & his sister Lorna Scott (Wren). The other man in the photos is Lorna's husband Eric Scott...

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Mr S M Marker of Belfast, refuelling his Fox Moth at Blenheim airfield, 1961

Dad refueling his privately owned plane before take-off on a trip to the North Island, at Blenheim Airfield, Highly commended:in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt