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.
Gillian and Jennifer Anderson of 36 Glenelg Spur in Hillsborough with moa fossils found by their father as he began excavations for a basement on the property.
Members of the Canterbury Museum archaeological group excavating at Redcliffs cave. Pictured are, from left, Sandra Johnson, Kathleen Fletcher, Ngaire Harris and Diana Angel.
Barry Eames, 13, with a moa hunters' whale oven he helped discover at Redcliffs.
Exterior of Jubilee Memorial House aged care facility at 2 Jubilee Street in Woolston.
People attending a seminar on care for the elderly at Wesley Lodge at 138 Park Terrace.
Dining room at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.
The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.
The hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home at 76 Banks Avenue in Dallington run by the Christchurch Presbyterian Social Services Association shortly prior to opening.
Exterior of the Holly Lea home for the aged at 133 Fendalton Road in Fendalton.
Exterior of the Eventide Home, Wesley Lodge at 138 Park Terrace.
Exterior of the Queen's Jubilee Memorial Home, at 2 Jubilee Street in Woolston.
Exterior of the Woodchester Eventide Home at 76 Banks Avenue in Dallington.
A group of elderly women sitting outside Woodchester Eventide Home at 76 Banks Avenue in Dallington.
Exterior of Quamby Home for Aged gentlewomen on Fendalton Road.
Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Repairs to Christchurch Cathedral roof by Briscoes NZ Ltd. Bob Tomes on ridge left holding rope. Unknown holding rope on right. T A Stewart half way down roof.
Going to see Father Christmas at Beaths.
Christchurch Teachers' College Vice Versa Dance.
Hornby Rugby League Football Club, Five Stone Ten Pound Team, 1952. Winners of the competition and knockout. This team was coached by Johnny Lloyd, who first played for the Club himself in 1928. He...
The two boys with kites are my brother and me, and other family members are around as well. At the time we lived at the Harewood Transit Camp. Dad used to make the kites from very light fine paper and...
Bowker Fountain and Captain Cook monument, Victoria Square.
Spring flowers on the banks of the Avon River, Botanical Gardens.