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"Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David "Bomber" Mills

Left to right: "Wiley" Wilson, Keith Thwaites, Arthur David "Bomber" Mills in St Bede's uniforms outside the Post Office building in the Square. Third Term, 1938 - Form V. Note on back of photo says...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Tightrope walker in Thorpe's Paddock, Gayhurst Road

This event was in Thorpes paddock, Gayhurst Rd, Dallington about 1935. I can remember seeing his gear lying on the ground. It was depression years & I understand that not many paid to get in but a lot...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows

My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows they had for milking, on the bit of land they rented out at the end of Butler Street, in Opawa. They had cows, chickens and a big vege garden and my...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Centaurus Flying Boat, 1938

Centaurus Flying Boat pays a visit to the Port of Lyttelton in 1938 much to the interest of the Christchurch Public who went over the hill to have a look.

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

New Woolston school opening

Mr James McCombs speaking at the opening of the new Woolston School.

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Collection 1900 - 1939 Star photographs

"Fixing" - John Moore, George Edwards,William Lee

Three of the staff at the Gebbies Pass radio transmission station. The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Addington Timber Company, about 1937

Staff of A.T.C with grandfather and father (machinest & saw doctor). Corner of Moorhouse Ave, Lincoln Road corner to Railway.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

The Transmission Towers at Gebbies Pass

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

John Moore, Gebbies Pass Radio Transmission Station

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 &1936 to extend radio broadcasting coverage in the main centres. Highly commended in...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

"Avonhead" homestead

"Avonhead" homestead, built in 1853 of pug clay on the site of what is now Archdall Place. Thought to be the early home of Alice Witty, daughter of George Witty, MP for Riccarton.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1944
Format Postcard
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Collection Gimblett family collection

Ruth under bluegum tree on Bridle Path Road, Heathcote

Ruth Trent (née Burnell) as a child standing next to large bluegum tree in Bridle Path Road, Heathcote.

Date 1931 to 1932
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Collection Gimblett family collection

Bridge over gully in Heathcote Domain

Bridge over gully in Heathcote Domain with Castle Rock in background.

Date 1930 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1949 (year uncertain; year approximate)
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Collection Gimblett family collection

Methodist Ladies Guild Picnic, Corsair Bay

Group of women and chidren seated in front of stone wall on beach at Corsair Bay.

Date 1934 (year approximate)
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Collection Gimblett family collection

Sumner Clock Tower at Scarborough Park

Sumner Clock Tower at Scarborough Park. Looking from beach to Scarborough with hill behind clock and kiosk to the left.

Date 1930 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
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Collection Gimblett family collection

Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie

This is Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie. Christchurch author) Gordon is a small boy on the families orchard in Horotane valley. This photo depicts an encounter with someone who had...

Date 1939-09 (year and month approximate)
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Wharenui School Standard 1 class photo

Standard 1 children sitting on benches for a class photo on grounds of Wharenui School in Riccarton. Connie Macefield is in the front row, third from right.

Date 1937
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Collection Genet and Macefield collection

Children standing in front of a brick wall at Waimairi School

A group of children standing in front of a brick wall at Waimairi School for Brethren Sunday school. Ron Macefield (left, back row), Ray Macefield (right, back row), Ken Macefield (third left, third...

Date 1936 (year approximate)
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Collection Genet and Macefield collection

Colombo Street

Looking north up Colombo Street towards Cathedral Square.

Format Postcard
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Collection Shane Duffy collection

Gebbies Pass Radio Transmission Station Operations Room

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 & 1936 to extend radio broadcasting coverage near the main centres. Highly commended in...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

The Crozier Boys, 1936

Crozier Motors were the Austin Agents in Christchurch. This photo was taken in 1936 with my Uncle Allan Reeve at far left.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Gebbies Pass Radio Transmission Station in the snow

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 & 1936 to extend radio broadcasting coverage in the main centres.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

On the Masts - Gebbies Pass Radio Transmitter

Unknown maintenance staff on one of the transmission masts. The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 & 1936 to extend radio...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt