Looking over Akaroa Harbour. My mum, not long arrived in New Zealand and her little dog.
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, meeting staff and their families at the Christchurch Public Hospital during her first visit to Christchurch.
Exterior of the Eventide Home, Wesley Lodge at 138 Park Terrace.
My Uncle, Will Buckett. He loved going to rugby matches. At Lancaster Park?
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.
Crowds of people gathered with union jack flags, possibly as part of the Royal Tour to Christchurch in 1954.
View of the top of the Clarendon Hotel on Worcester Street decorated as part of the 1954 Royal Tour.
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...
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...
Queen Elizabeth II being escorted on a public walk in Christchurch.
Buildings on Colombo Street decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Seen from the intersection with Armagh Street.
Armagh Book Shop, 166 Armagh Street, decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
DIC building on decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Seen from the corner of Cashel Street and High Street.
Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the Lane Walker Rudkin building, 32 Montreal Street.
Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the exterior of the Hay's Limited store, Gloucester Street.
Decorations for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II on the Colombo Street exterior of the Hay's Limited store.
Beaths store on the corner of Colombo Street and Cashel Street decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
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...
Truck with trailers transporting 0.25 pilot cable for the Papanui and Waimairi substation route.
"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...
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...
Exterior of the Clarendon Hotel on the corner of Worcester Street and Oxford Terrace decorated for the Royal visit to New Zealand.
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...