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Moa hunters' oven

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

Date 1958-07-09
Format Photograph
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Collection 1950s Star photographs

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 Star photographs

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...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2019 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

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.

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

NZ Centennials Canterbury 1950

Large group of people walking up the Bridle Path from the Heathcote Valley towards the summit on the Port Hills during Canterbury Centennial celebrations. One member of the group is carrying a 'Deans'...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Duplex flats under construction in Wainoni

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s 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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Foyer of United Nations

Foyer of United Nations (NY)

Date unspecified month and day in 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

British War Wives Club

My mother was a war bride. She married my father in England in 1948 and arrived in NZ aboard the Rangitiki in March 1949. She was a long-standing member of the British War Wives Club who met regularly...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Camping at Hanmer River

Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Arthur's Pass excursion

Arthur's Pass railway station, foothills of Canterbury. An exciting steam train day trip from Christchurch in July 1958.  From left: Brian, Ann, Jan, Jenny, Carol, Janet, Sally, Arthur and Clifford...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt