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Owen Sutton, grave at Bromley, 1941

My mothers brother Owen Sutton was killed in a traffic accident in Christchurch during World War II. He was just about to be sent for training in Canada, as Air Crew. He had been married about a year...

Date 1941
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

WWII Female factory worker

New industry workers in a Christchurch factory pressing out metal fittings for gas masks.

Format Photograph
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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.

Format Photograph
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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...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Government Housing subdivision, Riccarton

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

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Christchurch to Akaroa return cycle race competitors

Competitors for the Christchurch Amateur Cycling Club's annual Christchurch-Akaroa return road race lined up at the start, on the corner of Hazeldean Road and Lincoln Road in Addington. The patron of...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Clock tower demolition, Sydenham Post Office

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...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

The Grand Stands, Riccarton Racecourse. Christchurch. N.Z.

The Grand Stands, Riccarton Racecourse. Christchurch. N.Z. Postcard.

Date unspecified year in 1940
Format Postcard
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Girls on a bench

These photos are of the girls from Papanui Technical High School. They may be the Rangiora Youth Recreational Club. The girls were doing a trip around Banks Peninsula in 1948. They were mostly taken...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Fay, Pam & Dorothy in Lyttelton

Fay, Pam & Dorothy in Lyttelton in 1948. These photos are of the girls from Papanui Technical High School. They may be the Rangiora Youth Recreational Club. The girls were doing a trip around Banks...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Waiting for the train

Papanui High School pupils waiting for the train from Rangiora. Photo taken by Dorothy Lott.

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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Bailey family picnic at Stewart's Gully

My nan and grandad with my aunties and my mum at a picnic. Names on reverse of photo: great grandad Bailey, grandad and nana Bailey, aunty Doreen (6?),aunty Jan (5?), mum B. J. Lilly (4?), aunty...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

"Fixing" - John Moore, George Edwards,William Lee

Three of the staff at the Gebbies Pass radio transmission station. The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

A Bridegroom and His Sisters

My dad Ray (Sno) on his wedding day with two of his sisters, Agnes and Joan - all from Christchurch. Wedding held in Blenheim, mum's birth place.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

The Transmission Towers at Gebbies Pass

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932

Format Photograph
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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

John Moore, Gebbies Pass Radio Transmission Station

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 &1936 to extend radio broadcasting coverage in the main centres. Highly commended in...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt