Close-up of the memorial window at the Christchurch Teachers College on the corner of Montreal Street and Peterborough Street.
Interior of the Woolston district substation.
Air raid shelters in the corporation yard. Also visible are houses on Gloucester Street and the New Zealand broadcasting board building.
A workman completing air raid shelter work along Oxford Terrace near the corner of Hereford Street on the banks of the Avon River.
A group of field signallers attending a training lecture at the District Military School in Burnham during the Second World War.
Womens Auxiliary Air Force band marching down Cashel Street.
View of workers laying a new water main under Western Terrace at the point where the pipes will cross 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.
Traffic bollard in northern Cathedral Square.
A traffic inspector checks a traffic bollard in Cathedral Square. Behind him are the Grand and Crystal Palace movie theatres.
The first of seven new buses built for the Christchurch Tramway Board.
Views of a bridge under construction at the Prebbleton railway crossing on Springs Road.
Aerial view of the Prebbleton overhead bridge on Springs Road.
Wedding Catholic Cathedral (Blessed Sacrament) Barbadoes St. Selwyn (Sel) Lockie marrying Gaynor Lennie.
Selwyn (Sel) Lockie ready to go to war. Outside the Fitzgerald Avenue House.
Wedding photo taken Catholic Cathedral (Blessed Sacrament) Barbadoes St. Selwyn (Sel) Lockie marrying Gaynor Lennie.
Four people by car (unknown, unknown Evelyn Sycomore, unknown, unknown). The Royal George Hotel, on Fitzgerald Avenue, is in the background.
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.
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.
Group of workers busy at sewing machines in the factory and warehouse at Millers Ltd on Tuam street.
New industry workers in a Christchurch factory pressing out metal fittings for gas masks.
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...
"Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road. The windmill pumped their water for the whole farm. The house was fitted with all electrical applicances." - Contributor's note