A team of students carrying out a stretcher drill in an ambulance as part of the St John Ambulance competitions at Hagley High School. Pictured are Ian Paul (left), Frank Watson (obscured), David Cain...
Captain E. D. Gerard, of Army District Headquarters, an explosives expert, handling a 3in mortar bomb found by police divers in the Avon River near the Wainoni Bridge. It turned out that it was a...
Mayor, George Manning, lays a wreath at the Citizens' War Memorial to commemorate the Battle of Britain.
Former members of the 49th Battery of the 38th New Zealand Field Regiment led by W. P. Spencer (left) and F. J. Mitchell, marching to the Citizens' War Memorial in Cathedral Square. The march is to...
From left, Sir Harold Barrowclough, L.C.L. Averill, James Hay and H.W. Kerr of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at a luncheon at the Te Kura lounge in Riccarton, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of...
The director of the new Aged People's Welfare Council occupational centre, Mrs J. Schofield (right), assisting visitors with craft activities at the new centre on Sewell Street in Kaiapoi. Pictured...
This is a photo of the staff of Papanui Timber Co. (cnr of Frank Street & Papanui Road) Taken c. 1968. I served my apprenticeship here 1955-60
Tests of flame proof children's nightwear at the Consumers' Institute on Durham Street.
Freddie Peng and Ross Payne toasting bread at the Consumers' Institute on Durham Street.
Frozen meat in an insulated container being loaded into the hold of the Hauraki at Lyttelton.
Installation of street lamps on St Asaph Street.
Unloading a Ferranti transformer at the Heathcote District substation.
Ferranti transformer being unloaded at Lyttelton by the Rapaki crane.
A new Bedford chassis and cab at the Addington Show Grounds.
Ron Cone at an army camp at Patumahoe on the North Island. Ron used part of his rice rations on the ground to try and soak up some of the mud at the camp.
A new Bedford chassis and cab at the Addington Show Grounds with Canterbury Court in the background.
Watercolour painting of Vriesea imperialis Carr.
Watercolour painting of Nepenthes rafflesiana Jack.
Watercolour painting of Billbergia 'Fantasia'.
F. W. Matthews Ltd., Marshlands Road, Shirley. My father's engineering works in Marshland Rd.
66 kilovolt transformer being set in place at Heathcote site.
66 kilovolt transformer being transported to Heathcote site.
Heathcote district substation site.
Transformer for Heathcote district substation being unloaded at Lyttelton.