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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

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

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

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

Up close and personal with orcas in Antarctica

"Members of the Scott Base 1958 wintering over party up close and personal with Orca. Taken by my father Bob Henderson. He spent December 1957 to February 1959 at Scott Base." - Contributor's note.

Date 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2021 Photo Hunt

Ladies Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored walk to Ashburton

Members of The City of Christchurch Ladies' Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton. They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any further. They were...

Date 1958-05-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Ladies Highland Pipe Band World Record March, 1958

'Cover image for booklet for the City of Christchurch Ladies'' Highland Pipe Band sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton.   They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Arthur's Pass excursion

Homeward bound on the steam train returning to Christchurch from a day trip to Arthur's Pass. Teenagers making their own fun. From left: Clifford Begg, Arthur Parris (with ukulele), Sally Matthews...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Camping at Hanmer River

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt