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Air raid shelters for MED staff

Air raid shelters in the corporation yard. Also visible are houses on Gloucester Street and the New Zealand broadcasting board building.

Date 1942
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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.

Date 1942-07-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch 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.

Date 1942-02-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Sandbagging the bed of 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.

Date 1942-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch 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.

Date 1942-06-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

New buses for Christchurch Tramway Board

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

Date 1942-05-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Lockie Wedding

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

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.

Date 1942-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Millers Ltd factory workers, Tuam Street

Group of workers busy at sewing machines in the factory and warehouse at Millers Ltd on Tuam street.

Date 1942-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

WWII Female factory worker

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

Date 1942-06-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

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...

Date 1942-02-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt