Mr O. Wood operating a warp mill.
A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" with a broken leg in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise...
A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise.
Staff at the State Fire Insurance office, Worcester Street, practicing an evacuation via the new fire escape behind the building at 116 Worcester Street.
A firefighter using foam to fight a simulated aviation crash at Christchurch Airport.
Members of the Air Training Corps enter ChristChurch Cathedral to commemorate the Battle of Britain.
Operators at the electronic switchboard at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Bank of New Zealand building under construction, Corner Colombo & Hereford Streets, Cathedral Square.
Ballantynes department store under reconstruction. Photograph taken from outside Whitcombe & Tombs, Cashel St.
Rennies Milk Bar, 595 Colombo Street. This is a photo of our family's milk bar. My dad, [Bill Rennie], was the baker, made all the pies, pasties & cakes. My mum worked part-time. But when I finished...
Family day picnic at Akaroa - Debbie & David (5 &3). January 1965.
Peacock at New Brighton Zoo. January 1965. The North Brighton Zoo started as an aquarium, possibly as early as the 1880s and became a mini zoo, run by Bill Grey, in the late 1940s. It closed in 1996.
Rimmer & Lee family picnic at Sumner, 1965.
Christchurch ice cream truck. Perfection ice cream.
The first commercial flight, Boeing 707, arriving at Christchurch Airport, a Qantas flight from Queensland and the Northern Territories.
Stuntman, Dave Ramsay rides his motorbike through a blazing hoop at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show.
Collage of Shell Girls advertising anti-freeze. "Shell Girls holding rare Shell tin" - Contributor's note
An Austin Healey 3000 MK1 parked at Alexandra Motor Camp during the Christmas holiday season.
Watercolour painting of Smithiantha x hybrida Voss ex Siebert & Voss 'Lindleyana'.
Watercolour painting of Vriesea barriletti.
Watercolour painting of Bifrenaria harrisoniae Reichb. f.
Woolston School Re-union. From left, front row 15th James Davies, 16th Horace Harvey, 17th Bernard Browne.
Christchurch Cathedral and Woodwards Corner. approaching the cathedral from the east, looking towards west and north of the square. Government Life building in the background.
Christchurch Magistrates Court Floodlit for the Floral Festival.