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.
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.
New Christchurch Transport Board buses being unloaded from the Hinakura cargo ship at Lyttelton.
Interior of Islington substation showing the travelling crane and condensers.
Exterior of the Islington Substation. The full output of the Lake Tekapo power station is being brought direct to the substation.
View across the transformers to the surrounding area at the Islington substation.
A view of street lighting on High Street, seen from Hereford Street, looking south.
Flooding in Union Street New Brighton.
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'...
Aerial view of new housing area at Hornby. A shopping area, with the water tower just behind is in the centre, on the edge of the recreation reserve.
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.