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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

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

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

Friday night dance

Suppertime at Christchurch Teachers' College. Friday night dance - cups of tea and cake!

Date 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Gardening with Dad in Woolston, 1958

"Riding on the cultivator with my father in Curries Road 1958." - Contributor's note Winner in the People category of the 2020 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Date 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Greenovia aurea

Watercolour painting of Greenovia aurea.

Date 1958
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Kites at an airport

The two boys with kites are my brother and me, and other family members are around as well. At the time we lived at the Harewood Transit Camp. Dad used to make the kites from very light fine paper and...

Date 1958 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Waipara County Council shingle plant

Three men working with machinery and Bedford trucks at the Waipara County Council shingle plant.

Date 1958 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Electric lighting in Cathedral Square

Electric lighting in Cathedral Square. Visible is the Regent Theatre building on the corner of Worcester Street.

Date 1958 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Duplex flats under construction in Wainoni

View of duplex flats under construction in Wainoni looking towards the Port Hills.

Date 1958-06-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Abandoned canon, Gollans Bay

A former canon from the Russian scare at a quarry in Gollans Bay.

Date 1958-04-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs

Santa Claus float at the Christmas parade

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.

Date 1958-12-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Christchurch Star photographs