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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.

Format Photographs
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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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photographs
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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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Islington substation, Hornby

Exterior of the Islington Substation. The full output of the Lake Tekapo power station is being brought direct to the substation.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Transformers at Islington

View across the transformers to the surrounding area at the Islington substation.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

High Street at night

A view of street lighting on High Street, seen from Hereford Street, looking south.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

NZ Centennials Canterbury 1950

Large group of people walking up the Bridle Path from the Heathcote Valley towards the summit on the Port Hills during Canterbury Centennial celebrations. One member of the group is carrying a 'Deans'...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Santa Claus float at the Christmas parade

View along Armagh Street towards the corner with Colombo Street of crowds watching a Santa Claus and his reindeer float during the annual Christmas Parade.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs