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Sheep fleece being rolled

Workers with fleece and taking it to be rolled.

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

Firefighters using the station pole

Firefighters descending from the recreation room via a pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1945-07-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Fireman, Leonard Corner

My grandfather, Leonard Corner is the Fireman on the right. This photo was taken outside the Central Christchurch Fire Station. Leonard later went on to being the Fire Commander of Christchurch until...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Excelsior Piano Accordion Band

Excelsior Piano Accordion Band. Bought at a market years aged. Could be connected to the Excelsior Tavern? All in a great mood except the lady in black.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Outfitting the studio, New Regent Street

We were in New Regent Street recently, and with the reopening of the shops I remembered this photo. It was taken about 1945-46 in George Weigel Studio 19-21 New Regent Street. These men were working...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Work crew, W.W. Keighley and Co., Timber Merchants

My grandfather and great-grandfather worked for W. W. Keighley and Co. Timber Merchants which was located at 48 Fitzgerald Ave. Pictured is the work crew 1948.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Family during Second World War in Christchurch

My grandparents, my mother and her two brothers, Nana (Daisy) and my mum (Violet) were part of the Womens Auxiliary Corp and my Grandad (Harry) & sons Marshall & Alan were in the RNZAF during WW2...

Date 1942 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Len & Sally Cross on their wedding day

Len & Sally Cross on their wedding day. My husband's mum and dad.

Date 1945 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Walking along Purau Avenue.

Phyllis Morse (later Loader), left, sister Mary Morse and friend Lorraine Fuller walking along Purau Avenue with Purau in the background.

Date 1942-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

University of Canterbury rowing team

Photo is taken at the Antigua boatsheds of the university rowing team circa 1940s. The Canterbury University was down the road in what is now the Arts Centre.

Date unspecified year in 1940 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Weir on Avon river at end of Medway Street

Weir was to raise water level when rowing was near. from west bank.

Date unspecified year in 1940 (year uncertain)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Phillipstown Kindergarten, 1941

Phillipstown Kindergarten, 533 St. Asaph Street, Christchurch. My brother Bryan Stretch (b. 1.1.1937) is sitting on the verandah at story time (with his legs outstretched) looking at the camera -...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

A 'postie' during the war

My mother was a 'postie' during the war and for a couple of years afterwards. This shows her with one of her regular customers who came out with cold water for her on hot days. I think this was taken...

Date unspecified year in 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Margaret shopping in Christchurch central city

"My grandmother Margaret Cooper shopping in the central city." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified month and day in 1943
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

VE Day in Cathedral Square

"VE Day in Cathedral Square. My parents (on the right) travelled from Methven to Christchurch for the celebrations." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified day in 1945-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Four Generations

"Mary Ann Arthur (nee Hastie) born 1864, who married Charles Arthur in NZ in 1885 died 1951. Her parents were Margaret and John Hastie who owned the Hurinui Hotel. Mary's daughter, Florence Templeton...

Date 1940 (year approximate) to 1945 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

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