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Firefighters using the station pole

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Sheep fleece being rolled

Workers with fleece and taking it to be rolled.

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

My grandparents walking through Christchurch city, 1940s

My grandparents walking through Christchurch city once my granddad had come back from war.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

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

Flat land in Heathcote Valley

Flat agricultural land in Heathcote Valley with Port Hills in background.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Seated group of men, women and servicemen

Seated group of men, women and servicemen on riverbank in front of fence. Ruth Trent thought to be seated in front row second from right.

Date 1939 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1945 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

"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
Resource Type Image
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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Mr Bettle outside his shop during the 1945 Big Snow

Albie Bettle standing outside his Four Square Store on the corner of 16 Station Road, Heathcote Valley. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station during the 1945 Big Snow

Group of people having a snowfight at the Heathcote Railway Station in front of stationary train. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Valley from Mount Pleasant

View of Heathcote Valley taken from Mount Pleasant looking toward Heathcote River and Avon Heathcote Estuary. Cleary shows Port Hills Road and Bridle Path Road. Taken by Reverend Moore.

Date 1940 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1959 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Ruth Trent, Ivy Newton, and Dorothy Burnell

Left to right: Ruth Trent (née Burnell), Ivy Newton (née Vogel), and Dorothy Burnell (née Gimblett) attending the Heathcote School 75th Jubilee celebrations.

Date 1946-04-05 to 1946-04-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Wartime in the city

1st Battalion Canterbury Regiment by Cranmer Square, Christchurch. Universal Bren gun carriers and motor cycle dispatch riders. The carrier driver 2nd from the left is R.G. Skipworth.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

North beach Home Guard

Left to Right: Malcolm Hubert, Gerald Williamson, Ron Bertenshaw, John Hawkins, Joe ? , Gordon Roberts. Photo taken somewhere in North Beach.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt