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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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Moa hunters' oven

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

Date 1958-07-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Fire station pole

Firefighters using the pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1959-05-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Consumers' electrical guide and cookery book

"Issued to consumers by the Municipal Electricity Department, Christchurch, New Zealand." A small cook book advertising the benefits of cooking with electric appliances including recipes.

Date unspecified year in 1950 (year uncertain)
Format Publication
Resource Type Text
Collection 1900 to 1949

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.

Date 1952-05-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch 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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Looking North along Colombo Street, 1957

Looking north along Colombo Street taken from the Anglican Cathedral tower balcony. Highly Commended entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Christmas in the backyard

A family Christmas in our back yard in Opawa. I am showing off my new scooter, my sister Jenny has a cane dolls pram and my cousin Wayne has a carpentry set. I can't see what his brother Chris has. My...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Decorations, Hays Department Store

Taken at the time of the Queen's visit in 1953. They show the buildings decorated to celebrate this event.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt