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Firefighters using the station pole

Firefighters descending from the recreation room via a pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1945-07-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

VE Day in Cathedral Square

"VE Day in Cathedral Square. My parents (on the right) travelled from Methven to Christchurch for the celebrations." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified day in 1945-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Taylor twins

Taylor twins -2 sets of twins born in one family, 13 months apart, enjoying the sun outside 102 Chester Street East.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Snow storm damaged power pole

Damaged power pole after a snowstorm.

Date 1945-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

“View of the rock garden area in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. "...Taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave , he would come up to Christchurch and...

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Cars parked in Christchurch

View of cars parked along streets in a parked area in Christchurch.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Corner of Colombo Street and Armagh Street

View from the corner of Colombo Street and Armagh Street looking towards ChristChurch Cathedral and Cathedral Square. To the right in the intersection with Victoria Street.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Montreal Street bridge

View of the Montreal Street bridge over the Avon River looking east with Oxford Terrace to the right.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Avon River looking south west

View looking south west along the Avon River, taken from near the Bridge of Remembrance with Cambridge Terrace to the right.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Mr Bettle outside his shop during the 1945 Big Snow

Albie Bettle standing outside his Four Square Store on the corner of 16 Station Road, Heathcote Valley. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station during the 1945 Big Snow

Group of people having a snowfight at the Heathcote Railway Station in front of stationary train. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Damage to lines by snowstorm

Workers repairing the electrical lines which were damaged in the 1945 snowfall.

Date 1945-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Curators House, Botanic Gardens

Exterior of the Curators House at 7 Rolleston Avenue at the entrance to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Botanic Gardens view

"These….photos of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens were taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave, he would come up to Christchurch and experiment with his...

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Trees in the Botanic Gardens

"These….photos of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens were taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave, he would come up to Christchurch and experiment with his...

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

View of Botanic Gardens

"These….photos of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens were taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave, he would come up to Christchurch and experiment with his...

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

View of Botanic Gardens

"These….photos of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens were taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave, he would come up to Christchurch and experiment with his...

Date 1945
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Operation of bottom pour ladle in foundry

Tapping a heat of molybendum steel from the electric furnace into the bottom pour ladle in a foundry.

Date 1945-10-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Using a swing grinder

Grinding a steel dredge bucket lip casting under a swing grinder.

Date 1945-10-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs