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...
Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.
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...
A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Nicola Dickson (left) and Lissa Dyer, pupils at Avonside Girls' School, dressed as Ballerinas during end of year celebrations.
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...
View from Oxford Terrace near Kilmore Street, looking towards the Madras Street bridge.
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.
Sarona Ai'ono posing on her tricycle in her backyard in Cranbrook Ave.
"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." -...
Ron Cone, as a full time firefighter, next to a fire engine inside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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Johanna Macdonald (nee Janssen) and her brother at Glenelg Health Camp. I stayed at Glenelg for about 6 weeks in 1964.
Aunty Hilda, Uncle Eric and daughter Helen who lived on a farm at Kirwee were at Christchurch International Airport, possibly going on holiday. People were still dressing up when they went out.
Shelves of tools in store at the Municipal Electricity Department.
S. Davis in a hydraulic platform truck outside the Municipal Electricity Department.
Cross arm boring machine designed by Barry S. Burnett and manufactured by the Municipal Electricity Department.
Substation on West Watson Avenue.
Watercolour painting of Quesnelia arvensis (Vell) Mez.
Watercolour painting of Alocasia 'Chantrieri'.
Watercolour painting of Alocasia longiloba x sanderiana.
Watercolour painting of Aphelandra aurantiaca Lindl. var. roezlii Nichols.
Watercolour painting of Codiaeum Blume var. pictum Muell. Arg. 'Aureo – punctatum’.