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Otto Gustav Rosenau

Otto Gustav Rosenau a Jewish refugee from Germany who worked with my Grandfather Max Ogilvie for a time on his orchard in Horotane valley and then went to enlist on the 26th December 1939

Date unspecified day in 1940-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Bullock team on the Banks Peninsula

View of a farmer and children alongside a bullock team used for moving farm equipment on the Banks Peninsula.

Date 1940-02-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Corriedale breed memorial stone

The stone erected to commemorate the origin of the Corriedale breed of sheep on Corriedale estate, Otago.

Date 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Government Housing subdivision, Riccarton

Exterior of Government Housing subdivisions under construction in Riccarton, part of one of the biggest government schemes in Christchurch.

Date 1940-11-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

The Third composite company of the New Zealand Army Service

Members of the Third composite company of the New Zealand Army corps and trucks and a motorcycle lined up along a residential street in Christchurch ahead of travelling to Cave during the Second World...

Date 1940-03-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Territorial training for NZ Signal corps

A member of the New Zealand Signal corps undergoing territorial training in the Port Hills during the Second World War.

Date 1940-02-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Abberley Park Hall

View of Abberley Park Hall and Abberley Park looking towards houses in St Albans.

Date 1940-07-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Clearing weeds on the Heathcote River

A boat clearing the weeds from the Heathcote River looking towards the Radley bridge on Radley Street and to Clarendon Terrace on the opposite side of the river. Photograph taken from Ferry Road...

Date 1940-06-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Cyclists in the centennial procession

Cyclists, including those on Penny Farthings, dressed in period costume participating in the centennial procession in Christchurch.

Date 1940-04-06
Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Horses in the Centennial procession in Christchurch

A man on a horse leading a packhorse with the sign "too slow for today" during the New Zealand centennial procession in Christchurch.

Date 1940-04-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

MED float in the Centennial procession

An Municipal Electricity Department float in the New Zealand Centennial procession in Christchurch marking 'A Century of Electrical Progress', outside the MED building on the corner of Manchester...

Date 1940-04-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Folk dancing group, Phillipstown School

This photo was taken in the Phillipstown School playground, near the Nursery Road entrance. It was the folk dancing group, ready and trained for the big ChCh primary schools celebration on the...

Date 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Horse judging at A and P show

Horses for judging at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show at Addington showgrounds.

Date 1940-11-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Whitebait net

A whitebaiter using a net to catch whitebait in the Avon River.

Date 1940-08-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Merle

Merle, - Remembering the photographer who was always ready to snap people walking thru the Square. The era when mother made the children's clothes and we dressed up to go to town. Could the look be...

Date unspecified month and day in 1940
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Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

An encounter with Father Christmas 1940.

An encounter with Father Christmas 1940. Gordon Ogilvie (Christchurch author) aged 7 with sisters Helen and Ruth (wearing corrective eyewear) Their look of uncertainty is similar to that of most...

Date 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Soldering a Vanguard

Work being carried out in a Vanguard motor car at Motor Assemblies who were situated in Tuam Street 1940s - 1965. From back of photo: Soldering or lead-loading joints which would otherwise not be...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Bubs and Leicester courting at Amberley

Ethel Agnes Allridge on the back of her boyfriend, Ernest Leicester Frampton's Ariel motorbike. Bubs worked as a housekepper at the Amberley Hostel. Leicester was farming at Oxford. They married in...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Camping at Leithfield Beach

Our annual family camp site at Leithfield Beach where we stayed 6 weeks. The Rugby car with rug covering the tyre for sun protection and our new caravan of which we were very proud. Note how we always...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Centennial Tower and Reflecting Pool.

Centennial Tower and Reflecting Pool, NZ Centenial Exhibition, Rongotai, Wellington, 1940. Postcard from New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1940. Verso: Ellen Deste Photo, Printed by Coulls...

Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt