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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.

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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.

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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.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

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

Laying of a new water main

View of workers laying a new water main under Western Terrace at the point where the pipes will cross the Heathcote River.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Sandbagging the bed of the Heathcote River

Two men in the Heathcote River sandbagging the riverbed in preparation for the laying of a new water main which crosses Western Terrace at this point.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Statue of James Edward Fitzgerald

Statue of James Edward Fitzgerald on Rolleston Avenue on the corner with Cambridge Terrace and Cashel Street.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Robert Falcon Scott statue

View of the Robert Falcon Scott statue on Worcester Street with Oxford Terrace to the left and Avon River on the right. Next to the statue are air raid shelters which were temporarily in place during...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Cathedral Square traffic bollard

A traffic inspector checks a traffic bollard in Cathedral Square. Behind him are the Grand and Crystal Palace movie theatres.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

New buses for Christchurch Tramway Board

The first of seven new buses built for the Christchurch Tramway Board.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Don McKenzie Hall, Epson Road

Recently completed Hall on Epsom Road, Sockburn that was built and named in memory of Don McKenzie by his father Mr J.R. McKenzie. Don McKenzie lost his life while on duty with the Royal New Zealand...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Soldiers at a military display

Four New Zealand Army soldiers, two on the ground and two jumping over barbed wire, at a military display with a crowd watching in the background.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Potatoes growing on the Dowling Estate for the Army

View across a field on the Dowling Estate in Upper Fendalton, growing potatoes being used to feed the New Zealand Army during the Second World War.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Waste land being cleared for growing potatoes for the Army

Waste land on Burnside road on the Dowling Estate being cleared for growing potatoes for the New Zealand Army during the Second World War. A diesel tractor is breaking down gorse twelve feet high on a...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Classrooms at Christchurch West High School, Hagley Avenue

Exterior of prefabricated classrooms being constructed on the grounds of Christchurch West High School on Hagley Avenue to accommodate increasing numbers of pupils.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Scaffolding around Sydenham Post Office clock tower

Exterior of the Sydenham Post Office building built in 1911 at 340 Colombo Street, Sydenham. The building is covered in scaffolding in preparation for the demolition of the clock tower to reduce the...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs