Christchurch gasworks & Lyttelton rail line from Waltham Road overbridge.
People in costume rafting on the Avon River
Betty and Jim Radcliffe with son Kelvin who is 5 1/2 at Corsair Bay.
Rear view of the Robert Godley statue in Cathedral Square with ChristChurch Cathedral behind. Several children are playing on and around the statue.
Photo of June with new shoes (in box). I have fine gloves on, that were common then to wear. (in Cathedral Square)
Akaroa Memorial, 1955
Forklift being unloaded from the USS Wyandot at Gladstone Pier, Lyttelton.
USS Wyandot berthed at Gladstone Pier, Lyttelton for Operation Deep Freeze.
University students dressed in an elephant costume as an elephant trainer at the student capping week parade.
University students dressed as a marching team, student capping week.
Members of the City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band competing at a "C" grade contest in Timaru /5th/6th March 1955. There are no ladies pipe bands left in New Zealand now.
Shopping in the City in Cathedral Square, with friend Rachel. They were both Nurse Aides at Sunnyside Hospital. Photographers took photos of people in the Square.
Ray Burt (left) and Dennis O'Neil (right). Photographed in Cathedral Square. Looking East. Far left is the storage depot building for bsues. I think the prominent building in the background was called...
Daughter and father handing her the "key to the door" at her 21st birthday , October 1955. A dance and supper for extended family and friend was held at the local Selwyn Street hall. The cake was...
CGTB staff and friends outside the Hermitage, Mt Cook on a weekend tour, July 1955
Henry Downes selling Golden Kiwi Art Union tickets. Outside Post Office, Christchurch Square.
Swimmers at the shingle pit swimming hole Lake Bryndwr, Wairakei and Breens Roads
Tony Marker meeting Father Christmas in Christchurch City.
The USS Wyandot departing Lyttelton Harbour.
Seven soldiers standing in front of military vehicles, winners of the 1955 inter-regional 25-pounder gun drill competition held in Tekapo. From left: Sergeant Owen Genet, Ron Dalley, Lance Bombardier...
Damaged Ferguson-Pailin oil circuit breaker in the Milton Street substation
Damaged Ferguson-Pailin oil circuit breaker from Milton Street substation.
Damage to the roof of the Milton Street substation due to switch explosion.
Beaths, on the corner of Colombo and Cashel streets, like most other department stores, had large tearooms. Calendar for 1955 on back.