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
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.
A group of field signallers attending a training lecture at the District Military School in Burnham during the Second World War.
View of workers laying a new water main under Western Terrace at the point where the pipes will cross the Heathcote River.
Views of a bridge under construction at the Prebbleton railway crossing on Springs Road.
The first of seven new buses built for the Christchurch Tramway Board.
Interior of the Woolston district substation.
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.
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...
Phyllis Morse (later Loader), left, sister Mary Morse and friend Lorraine Fuller walking along Purau Avenue with Purau in the background.
Four people by car (unknown, unknown Evelyn Sycomore, unknown, unknown). The Royal George Hotel, on Fitzgerald Avenue, is in the background.
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.
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.
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...
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...
A workman completing air raid shelter work along Oxford Terrace near the corner of Hereford Street on the banks of the Avon River.
Womens Auxiliary Air Force band marching down Cashel Street.
Statue of James Edward Fitzgerald on Rolleston Avenue on the corner with Cambridge Terrace and Cashel Street.
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...
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.
Snow, trees and bridge, 1942? From a photograph album.
Aerial view of the Prebbleton overhead bridge on Springs Road.