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Government Housing subdivision, Riccarton

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

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Sheep fleece being rolled

Workers with fleece and taking it to be rolled.

Date 1940-04-06
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

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
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Collection 2019 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...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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
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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
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Collection MED Historical 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...

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Collection 1940s 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.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Abberley Park Hall

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

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Collection 1940s 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 centennial procession in Christchurch.

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Collection 1940s 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...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

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.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

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
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Whitebait net

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

Date 1940-08-29
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Cyclists in the centennial procession

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

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

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
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

MED float in the Centennial procession

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

Date 1940-04-06
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

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...

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Collection 2018 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...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Clearing Grounds for South Brighton School

This photo is the locals starting clearing grounds for South Brighton School, 1940.

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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...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt