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Telephone Exchange, Christchurch Post Office

A man stood using the telephone exchange in the Christchurch post office in Cathedral Square.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Post Office building decorations

View of the clock tower on the Post Office building in Cathedral Square with decorations for New Zealand centennial celebrations.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Training at Papanui Technical College

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.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Emergency shelter sign, Redcliffs

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.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Trenches in Latimer Square

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...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Mobile bridging exercises, New Zealand Army Engineers

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...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Abberley Park Hall

Exterior of Abberley Park Hall in Abberley Park in St Albans.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Aerial view of Templeton

Aerial view of Templeton looking along Kirk Road towards the train station and tracks running alongside Main South Road.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Corner of Centaurus and Wilsons Road, St Martins

Corner of Centaurus and Wilsons Road, St Martins with the Port Hills behind. Tram lines are visible on the road.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Sacks of onions on a field

View across a field with sacks filled with onions in rows.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

National savings weekly quota

L. J Gillespire and J. L Hay hoisting a flag on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street at to mark the national savings weekly quota which has been met for the first time.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Bank of New Zealand building

Exterior of the Bank of New Zealand building on Hereford Street. This building was demolished in 1963 and on the same site a new BNZ building was constructed.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Memorial window at Canterbury University

Exterior of the Memorial window of the Great Hall at Canterbury University on the corner of Worcester Street and Rolleston Avenue.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs