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Site of new central fire station

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.

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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Moa fossils at 36 Glenelg Spur

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.

Date 1959-09-28
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Archaeological group at Redcliffs cave

Members of the Canterbury Museum archaeological group excavating at Redcliffs cave. Pictured are, from left, Sandra Johnson, Kathleen Fletcher, Ngaire Harris and Diana Angel.

Date 1959-10-20
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Moa hunters' oven

Barry Eames, 13, with a moa hunters' whale oven he helped discover at Redcliffs.

Date 1958-07-09
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Wesley Lodge on Park Terrace

People attending a seminar on care for the elderly at Wesley Lodge at 138 Park Terrace.

Date 1958-00-00
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House dining room

Dining room at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House library

The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home

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.

Date 1959-10-30
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

Royal train Queen's Visit 1953

Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Repairs to Christchurch Cathedral roof

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.

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Hornby Five Stone Ten Pound Team

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...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Kites at an airport

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...

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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt