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Looking over Akaroa Harbour, 1954

Looking over Akaroa Harbour. My mum, not long arrived in New Zealand and her little dog.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Queen Elizabeth meeting staff and their families

Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, meeting staff and their families at the Christchurch Public Hospital during her first visit to Christchurch.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Rugby Spectator

My Uncle, Will Buckett. He loved going to rugby matches. At Lancaster Park?

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Mr H. S. Feast, Town Clerk, being presented to the Queen

Photograph shows the Town Clerk Bert Feast meeting the Queen at a civic reception in Cathedral Square on 19 January 1954. The Prime Minister Sidney Holland is on the Queen's left.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Crowds with flags

Crowds of people gathered with union jack flags, possibly as part of the Royal Tour to Christchurch in 1954.

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Flag on the Clarendon Hotel

View of the top of the Clarendon Hotel on Worcester Street decorated as part of the 1954 Royal Tour.

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Royal visit to Burnham Military Camp

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visiting Burham Military Camp during the Royal Visit to New Zealand. Welcoming the Royal Party is the First Canterbury Regimental Band. Holding the baton in the centre...

Date 1954-01-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Summer picnic outing

This photograph is of my Uncle, Aunty and cousins on a summer picnic outing around 1954. I'm not sure of the exact location, but love the image and looks to have been taken in the Banks Peninsula area...

Date 1954 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Store decorations for Royal Visit, DIC, Cashel Street

DIC building on decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Seen from the corner of Cashel Street and High Street.

Date 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Store decorations for Royal Visit, Hay's Ltd, Gloucester Street

Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the exterior of the Hay's Limited store, Gloucester Street.

Date 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Store decorations for Royal Visit, Hay's Ltd, Colombo Street

Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the Colombo Street exterior of the Hay's Limited store.

Date 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Store decorations for Royal Visit, Hay's Ltd, Colombo Street

Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the Colombo Street exterior of the Hay's Limited store.

Date 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Mairehau Playcentre in 1953/54

Members of the Mairehau Playcentre on and around wooden slide. The Playcentre was held in a Community Hall on the site now occupied by Mairehau High School, there was an old farmhouse in a section...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Transporting cables for Papanui-Waimairi substation route

Truck with trailers transporting 0.25 pilot cable for the Papanui and Waimairi substation route.

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Standard 3 St Joseph's Cathedral School

"Christchurch 1954. Taken on the south side of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Barbadoes Street. The standard 3 class comprises of 22 boys and 18 girls.. The girls wore a brown pleated serge...

Date unspecified month and day in 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

D C 3 at Harewood Airport

Staff from No. 4 Hanger. Name of aircraft: (D.C. 3). This plane was built 20 March 1945 as a freighter for the RNZAF for use as a paratrooper. The aircraft went to the National Airways Corporation 29...

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Clarendon Hotel decorated for the Royal visit

Exterior of the Clarendon Hotel on the corner of Worcester Street and Oxford Terrace decorated for the Royal visit to New Zealand.

Date 1953-12 to 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Ballantynes decorated for the Royal visit

Ballantynes department store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street decorated for the Royal visit to New Zealand in 1953-1954 with a garden scene on the roof. A sign above the entrance says...

Date 1953-12 to 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt