Can you believe that 1970 is now half a century ago? Explore some of what was happening 50 years ago through our collection.
Dr. C. D. Taylor of the Institute of Nuclear Science.
Rugby Sevens matches at Ashburton Show Grounds. [Frame 37] Forwards of Ashburton Technical and Celtic play for the ball. [Frame 39] David Welsh playing for Invercargill Pirates against Christchurch...
The garden of F. W. Green at 7 Doreen Street which won first prize in the Christchurch Beautifying Association spring garden competition.
Views of Helen Taylor with items she collects.
Heart specialists, Dr. D. R. Hay, Dr. B. G. Barratt-Boyes, and J. D. Hunter at Christchurch Airport.
Views of H. S. Cordery, former Customs officer, resting in bed.
Views of Alf Williamson displaying the medals he has won playing indoor bowls.
Mr and Mrs K.F. Tibbet, who have been awarded with a painting for being the 75,000th members of Southern Cross Medical Care Society.
Barry McNeil receives the Lord Mountbatten medal from the Minister of Tourism, Bert Walker.
Portraits of retiring police constable, Harold White.
Views of the Christchurch South Rotary Club fair at Sydenham Park. [Frames 38 to 40] View from inside the crane ride. [Frames 41 to 42] Children riding on a trailer with hay bales pulled by a tractor.
Ian Penrose drinking champagne in the shower after leading Canterbury to win the Ranfurly Shield.
Bonzo and Altrina, boxer dogs, on the beach at New Brighton.
Tyne Marie Christman and her son, Chris, stand next to the car she designed.
Sydenham Cricket Club holding an anniversary celebration match in Sydenham Park. [Frame 23] Dave Gallop bats for a side.
Dennis Young, a selector for the rugby player of the year, with the envelope containing the winning name, and the trophy.
Canterbury entrants in the New Zealand boxing championships. [Frame 35a] Perry Hindmarsh. [Frame 36a] Martin Maunsell. [Frame 37a] Stanley Fidow. [Frame 38a] Sean Tighe. [Frame 39a] Greg Lamb.
Steptoe and Son auction held in the Papanui Tavern car park. [Frame 10] Greg Wear examines a gramophone at the auction.
Views of soil being removed from the cricket pitch at Lancaster Park.
Views of the crane ride at the Christchurch South Rotary Club fair at Sydenham Park.
Views of the crane ride and passengers at the Christchurch South Rotary Club fair at Sydenham Park.
Richmond vs Western Suburbs softball match at Papanui Domain. [Frames 27 to 29] Doug Chee batting for Richmond. [Frames 25 to 26] Unidentified player.
Views of Anita Lillian Jackson, 8, of 38 Rowan Avenue.