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Mrs Elizabeth McCombs christening a motorboat

"Mrs Elizabeth McCombs, Christchurch City Councillor, at Lyttelton harbour christening "Madame Hoover", a seagoing outbound motorboat built by J. Miller Ltd, Lyttelton for J. Scott Ramsey of...

Date 1928-11-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1900 - 1939 Christchurch Star photographs

Construction of extension to MED building

Construction of the eastern extension to the Municipal Electricity Department building.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Eastern extension of MED building

Construction of the eastern extension to the Municipal Electricity Department building.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

The terminal face

Newspaper caption: Winter Sports in Mid-summer: An excursion party on the Bealey Glacier, near Arthur's Pass, an alpine playground within easy reach of Christchurch. One of the most successful...

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Out with the hounds: The Christchurch Hunt Club at Dunsandel

Newspaper caption: The Christchurch Hunt Club held a meet at Camla the homestead of Mr D. W. Westenra, Dunsandel, last Saturday. The snaps above show incidents of the day's sport. (1) Mr R. A...

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A sample of the excellent wheat harvest

Newspaper caption: (1) and (4) Reaping a heavy crop, estimated to yield 60 bushels to the acre, grown on Mr P. F. Ryan's farm at Weedons. As will be seen, the crop is badly "bent" but the 10 ft binder...

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Morning tea at the threshing mill

Newspaper caption: Training in agricultural science: glimpses of work at the Canterbury Agricultural College, at Lincoln

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Sheep dipping

Newspaper caption: Training in agricultural science: glimpses of work at the Canterbury Agricultural College, at Lincoln

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Gala at Selwyn Huts near Christchurch

Newspaper caption: Large numbers of people visited the popular fishing resort of Selwyn Huts on January 2nd when a very successful gala was held. The aquatic events were watched with keen interest. (1...

Date 1928-01-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The fourteenth annual ploughing match of Lincoln Association

Newspaper caption: (1) A general view showing teams being prepared and visitors to the match. (2) H. Fletcher, Springston. Class E, best kept harness, 4 horse team, best decorated, 4 horse team, best...

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Kingsford Smith & Sumner school

Margery Tait (9 years) presenting roll with names of girls of Sumner school to Kingsford Smith after 1st Tasman flight. 11 September 1928. Photo presumably later, though not much judging by the coats.

Date unspecified year in 1920
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Proud mothers and their chubby children

Newspaper caption: Prize-winners in the baby competition, which was a feature of the picnic held at Kowhai Bush, by the combined staffs of the Christchurch City Council.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Demolition of house on Milton Street

House being demolished to make way for the Milton Street substation.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Diamond Harbour Estate, Lyttelton

Plan of fourth sub-division in Diamond Harbour, 1928, showing sections for sale and those already sold. Sections for sale are coloured green. Includes a locality plan, and notes on transport and...

Date 1928
Format Plan
Resource Type Image
Collection Maps, plans and drawings

MED truck and float in Jubilee Procession

An electric Municipal Electricity Department truck with a float advertising the benefits of electricity as part of the Jubilee Procession of 1928.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

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...

Date unspecified year in 1920
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt