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Explosive shell found in Lyttelton Harbour

Sergeant I. M. Russell (left) and Lance Corporal J. Ryal with the remains of a 19th century shell dredged from Lyttelton Harbour and then cracked open at West Melton where it was found to not have a...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Wairau Bar archaeological dig

Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.

Date 1964-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

St John Ambulance Cadet competitions

Cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured is the "patient" A. Malaquin being treated by, from left, B. Chidgey, R. Spence and C...

Date 1965-04-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Jumping sheet practice

A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1964-01-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Avonside Girls' High School third and fourth formers

Nicola Dickson (left) and Lissa Dyer, pupils at Avonside Girls' School, dressed as Ballerinas during end of year celebrations.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Car Trouble

My father (Gus Watts) and Ralph, fixing our troublesome car. I think it was a Model A Ford (or Model T) I can't remember. This is Middlepark Road, Upper Riccarton, outside number 12. The empty section...

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

View from the Central Fire Station

View from the Central Fire Station looking south west across the central city towards the Port Hills. To the right is the Lyttelton Harbour Board administration building.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Sarona Ai'ono

Sarona Ai'ono posing on her tricycle in her backyard in Cranbrook Ave.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Talanoa I Measina

My wedding day

"19 September 1964, newly weds [David Gibson and Kareen Gibson nee Luscombe] leaving St Mark's Anglican Church, Opawa. In a white taxi heading to Risingholme Community Centre for photos." -...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Fire engine at the Central Fire Station

Ron Cone, as a full time firefighter, next to a fire engine inside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street. Highly commended in the People category in the 2020 Christchurch City Libraries...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

MED tools in storage

Shelves of tools in store at the Municipal Electricity Department.

Date 1964
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Cross arm boring machine

Cross arm boring machine designed by Barry S. Burnett and manufactured by the Municipal Electricity Department.

Date 1905-05-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Cross arm boring machine

Cross arm boring machine designed by Barry S. Burnett and manufactured by the Municipal Electricity Department.

Date 1905-05-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Cross arm boring machine

Cross arm boring machine designed by Barry S. Burnett and manufactured by the Municipal Electricity Department.

Date 1905-05-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Quesnelia arvensis

Watercolour painting of Quesnelia arvensis (Vell) Mez.

Date 1964-03-10
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Alocasia 'Chantrieri'

Watercolour painting of Alocasia 'Chantrieri'.

Date 1964-05-04
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Alocasia longiloba x sanderiana

Watercolour painting of Alocasia longiloba x sanderiana.

Date 1964-05-16
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Aphelandra aurantiaca var. roezlii

Watercolour painting of Aphelandra aurantiaca Lindl. var. roezlii Nichols.

Date 1964-06-24
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Codiaeum 'Aureo - punctatum'

Watercolour painting of Codiaeum Blume var. pictum Muell. Arg. 'Aureo – punctatum’.

Date 1964-04-17
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Codiaeum 'Craigii'

Watercolour painting of Codiaeum variegatum Blume var. pictum Muell. Arg. ‘Craigii’.

Date 1964-06-31
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Codiaeum 'Elaine'

Watercolour painting of Codiaeum variegatum Blume var. pictum Muell. Arg. ‘Elaine’.

Date 1964-04-13
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations