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Horse and cart

A man and a woman sat on a cart attached up to a horse on a farm. "Mode of transport because of petrol restrictions." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Meadowville Avenue, Spreydon substation

View of a Municipal Electricity Department substation on Meadowville Avenue in Spreydon looking towards the intersection with Simeon Street and south to the Port Hills.

Date 1942-07-13
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

Field signallers training

A group of field signallers attending a training lecture at the District Military School in Burnham during the Second World War.

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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

New buses for Christchurch Tramway Board

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

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

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.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

New Brighton : Sheet No 1

A map of the New Brighton and South New Brighton area about 1942 showing roads, tram line, buildings, wells, wind pumps, drains, pools and vegetation. The map covers the area from Seaview Road south...

Date 1942 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Map
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Collection Maps and plans

Walking along Purau Avenue.

Phyllis Morse (later Loader), left, sister Mary Morse and friend Lorraine Fuller walking along Purau Avenue with Purau in the background.

Date 1942-23
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Royal George Hotel

Four people by car (unknown, unknown Evelyn Sycomore, unknown, unknown). The Royal George Hotel, on Fitzgerald Avenue, is in the background.

Date 1942 (year approximate)
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Ready to go to war

Selwyn (Sel) Lockie ready to go to war. Outside the Fitzgerald Avenue House.

Date 1942 (year approximate)
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Lockie Wedding

Wedding photo taken Catholic Cathedral (Blessed Sacrament) Barbadoes St. Selwyn (Sel) Lockie marrying Gaynor Lennie.

Date 1942 (year approximate)
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Millers Department Store, Tuam Street

Exterior of Millers Department Store on Tuam street lit up from the inside at night. Several cars are parked along the road in front of the building.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

A day out with friends in Cathedral Square

A day out with friends in Cathedral Square on my way up to Auckland with my mum to see my brother who was wounded on the HMNZS Moa when it was sunk. He was in the navy hospital in Auckland. Note on...

Date 1942
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Trenches in Latimer Square

View down onto Latimer Square during the digging of shelter trenches during the Second World War. The shelters were intended to provide a safe space during possible air raids on Christchurch in the...

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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.

Format Photograph
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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...

Format Photograph
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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.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Snow - 1942

Snow, trees and bridge, 1942? From a photograph album.

Date unspecified year in 1940
Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt