Christchurch, N.Z. from the Air
Governor's Bay, Christchurch, N.Z.
On the Avon, Christchurch, N.Z.
River Avon, Christchurch, N.Z.
The Edmonds Memorial Band Rotunda, Christchurch, N.Z.
The Rose Garden, Christchurch, N.Z.
The Scott Memorial, Christchurch, N.Z.
Proposed site of the central fire station prior to construction, taken from Lichfield Street looking south-east towards Barbadoes Street, Christchurch Gas Works and the Port Hills.
Firefighters using the pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.
Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Aerial view of Papanui
My father Frank Dixey at the blessing of two new ambulances by Bishop Warren at the ChristChurch Cathedral April 1953. Frank is beside the number plate H50,233.
Photo taken by my father Peter Basire ( a photographer) from his collection. The ship Caronia berthing at Lyttelton and people of Christchurch greeting the ship.
Ray Burt (left) and Dennis O'Neil (right). Photographed in Cathedral Square. Looking East. Far left is the storage depot building for bsues. I think the prominent building in the background was called...
Swimmers at the shingle pit swimming hole Lake Bryndwr, Wairakei and Breens Roads
Wendy in Cathedral Square, circa 1952
Bernard and June dancing at her sister in-law' Letitia's 21st birthday. June is in a pink dress from Beaths Fashion Parade.
Shopping in the City in Cathedral Square, with friend Rachel. They were both Nurse Aides at Sunnyside Hospital. Photographers took photos of people in the Square.
In the Cathedral Square on a summer day with friend Rachel. Both having a day off as Nurse Aides at Sunnyside Hospital.
Photo of June with new shoes (in box). I have fine gloves on, that were common then to wear. (in Cathedral Square)
Betty and Jim Radcliffe with son Kelvin who is 5 1/2 at Corsair Bay.
Caledonian Hall. Chalice Penman, Highland dancer, at the performance entrance.