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United Nations Canterbury Centennial parade float

A United Nations parade float along Rolleston Avenue. Leading the float are Boy Scouts in uniform. Float No. 33 United Nations sponsored by the Rotary Club of Christchurch and the Municipal...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

First Four Ships Canterbury Centennial parade float

A float depicting the first four ships to reach Christchurch along Rolleston Avenue. Float No. 16 The first four ships produced by the Canterbury Centennial Association in the 100 years of progress...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Horse and carriage at a Canterbury Centennial parade

Horses pulling a carriage with people in period costume along Rolleston Avenue. Float No. 3, the Cobb and Co. coach, in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Centennial Bride parade float

The decorated 'Centennial Bride' float by Beaths, with women dressed as a bride and bridesmaids along Rolleston Avenue. No. 35 in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Waimate float at a Canterbury Centennial parade

A Waimate themed float being towed by a tractor modelled as a wallaby along Rolleston Avenue. Float No. 48 in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the Canterbury...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Bullock team leading a Canterbury Centennial parade

A bullock team drawing an ox-cart with people in period costume along Rolleston Avenue. Herding the cattle is an unidentified man walking in costume. No. 1 in the '100 years of Progress Procession'...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Horse and cart at the Canterbury Centennial parade

Horses pulling a cart with people in period costume along Rolleston Avenue. No. 9 Waggonette in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the Canterbury centennial...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Horse and carriage at a Canterbury Centennial parade

Horses and carriage with people in period costume in Hagley park in the display area after participating in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the Canterbury...

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Plunket Society float at a Canterbury Centennial parade

A Plunket Society float along Rolleston Avenue. Float No. 25 Plunket Society in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the Canterbury centennial celebrations.

Date 1950-12-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Elliot family papers

Three generations outside Durham Street Methodist Church

"Me (Kareen Luscombe), my mother Valma Luscombe, and my grandmother Elizabeth Windsor going to a wedding at Durham Street Methodist Church, Christchurch." - Contributor's note

Date 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

No. 35 Centennial Bride float

Women on Centennial Bride float, No. 35 in the '100 years of Progress Procession' held on 18 December 1950 as part of the Canterbury centennial celebrations. Float produced by Beath and Co. Ltd.

Date 1950-12-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Breakfast re-enactment participants

A group dressed in period costume taking part in the breakfast re-enactment as part of the Canterbury Centennial events.

Date 1950-11-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Canterbury Centennial re-enactment, Lyttelton

A group of adults and children in period costume during a re-enactment of events in Lyttelton during Canterbury Centennial celebrations.

Date 1950-12-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Cattle at the Royal Show

Cattle being paraded around a paddock with an audience in the background at the Royal Show in Addington. A blimp with 'Oliver' written on the side is above the audience and marquees at the show. The...

Date 1950-11-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs