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...
A man filing documents at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) offices.
A man checking a register at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) offices on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street.
Enquiries and cashier counter at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.
Office workers at the new Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.
Interior of new Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.
Control room at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.
A man uses the controls at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.
Exterior of the Odd Fellow's Chambers at 168 St Asaph Street with a banner advertising the site as a polling booth.
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Situated on a plot of land bordered by Oxford Terrace, Tuam Street and Antigua Street.
View of St Giles Presbyterian church on the corner of Frank Street and Papanui Road.
Knox Church on the corner of Victoria Street and Bealey Avenue.
Presbyterian church in Cashmere. Seen from Dyers Pass Road.
The Edmonds Clock Tower on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Madras Street.
Interior of Collins Quick Lunch Parlours. Possibly at 114 Lichfield Street.
Exterior of the Caledonian Hall, 135 Kilmore Street.
A man stood using the telephone exchange in the Christchurch post office in Cathedral Square.
View of the clock tower on the Post Office building in Cathedral Square with decorations for New Zealand centennial celebrations.
Interior view of a work room with machinery at Papanui Technical College. A group of men are being trained as fitters and turners using the machines.
Close-up of an emergency shelter sign at Redcliffs directing people to shelter in one of the natural caves in the area in the event of an emergency during the Second World War.
View across Latimer Square of workmen digging of shelter trenches during the Second World War. The shelters were intended to provide a safe space during any possible air raids on Christchurch in the...
A group of New Zealand Army Engineers, 3rd Field Company, carrying out a mobile bridge exercise on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. The exercise involves ferrying a military truck across the lake using a...
Bach built into a cliff at Taylors Mistake.
A group of people listen to the president (Mr Marsh) speaking at the opening of the Riccarton Racecourse Bowling Club.