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Sheep fleece being rolled

Workers with fleece and taking it to be rolled.

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

Ōnuku Church

People, including a young boy holding the reins of a horse, outside Ōnuku Church.

Date 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Jan Shuttleworth Collection

Fire damaged chemist building in Akaroa

Seven unidentified men standing in front of the fire damaged chemist building in Akaroa after an aircraft crashed into a nearby shop.

Date 1940-06 (year and month approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Jan Shuttleworth Collection

Akaroa service station and Kowhai Tea Rooms

An unidentified man standing beside petrol pumps at a service station in Akaroa beside the Kowhai Tea Rooms.

Date 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Jan Shuttleworth Collection

Former substation at Murphy's Brickworks

View of a Municipal Electricity Department former substation at Murphy's Brickworks on Centaurus Road in Huntsbury.

Date 1940-06-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Cable jointing

View of Municipal Electricity Department cable jointers at work on an 11,000 volt cable. Pictured are J. Dunlop (left) and F. J. Whitehead.

Date unspecified day in 1947-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Ma, Me and dog

Anne Johns, Ivan Hibberd, Collie dog Prince.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 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

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

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

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

Horse drawn drainage installation

James Mayo Jnr and James Mayo Snr running new drainage along a residental street, possibly taken from Cashel Street in the East of the city towards the Port Hills, in early 1940 using horse pulled...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Anzac Day parade, Wigram Pipe Band

View along Cashel Street looking east towards the Bridge of Remembrance during the Anzac Day Parade. In the foreground the Wigram Pipe Band is marching. William (Bill) Penman is the bagpiper at the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt