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Moa fossils at 36 Glenelg Spur

Gillian and Jennifer Anderson of 36 Glenelg Spur in Hillsborough with moa fossils found by their father as he began excavations for a basement on the property.

Date 1959-09-28
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Archaeological group at Redcliffs cave

Members of the Canterbury Museum archaeological group excavating at Redcliffs cave. Pictured are, from left, Sandra Johnson, Kathleen Fletcher, Ngaire Harris and Diana Angel.

Date 1959-10-20
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House dining room

Dining room at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House library

The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home

The hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home at 76 Banks Avenue in Dallington run by the Christchurch Presbyterian Social Services Association shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-10-30
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Bus in rural Banks Peninsula

View of a rural mail delivery bus travelling on a rural road near Pigeon Bay on the Banks Peninsula.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Train passing beneath Sockburn overhead bridge

The Springfield-Christchurch steam train passes beneath a section of the new overhead bridge during construction at Sockburn.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Plans for sewage ponds between Dyers Road and Pages Road

Aerial view of land between Dyers Road and Pages Road marked for proposed sewage ponds. The image has been overlaid with the proposed plans and notes. The Avon-Heathcote Estuary and Banks Peninsula is...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Crowds at Lancaster Park during Billy Graham's Crusades

Panoramic image of floodlit crowds in the stands and on the pitch at Lancaster Park stadium during Billy Graham's Crusades, an evangelical campaign which toured around the world.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Mrs J. Lovell-Smith using a potters wheel

Mrs J. Lovell-Smith using a potters wheel. The tutor, Mrs Doris Holland (Doris Lusk) watches.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

1st Battalion New Zealand Regiment returns from Malaya

A group of soldiers from the 1st Battalion New Zealand Regiment marching from Christchurch Railway Station after disembarking from their troopship, Captain Cook, at Lyttelton from postings in Malaya...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Installation of high pressure water supply, Curletts Road

A trench digger preparing to lay a line on Curletts Road on the corner with Main South Road for the installation of high pressure water supply. Pictured, from left, Mr A Kelly, Mr A Dyhrberg, Mr R C...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Mural at Christchurch International Airport

Mural by Russell Clark in the main terminal building at Christchurch International Airport.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Shirley Lodge bar

Interior of the Shirley Lodge at 110 Marshland Road and of a woman working behind the bar area.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs