Can you believe that 1970 is now half a century ago? Explore some of what was happening 50 years ago through our collection.
MMM Butchery on Yaldhurst Road.
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.
Demolition of the Guardian Assurance building at 81-83 Hereford Street.
The Christchurch Mayor (A.R. Guthrey) winds up a clock with W. G. Fernie and R. T. Beaton to mark the opening of savings week.
Heart specialists, Dr. D. R. Hay, Dr. B. G. Barratt-Boyes, and J. D. Hunter at Christchurch Airport.
Stonemason, R. J. Cummins, finishing the stone wall at Barbadoes Strreet Cemetery.
Detective Warwick Nichol being awarded the shield for top police sportsman in New Zealand at the Central Police station.
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.
Paintings inside Holy Trinity Church, Lyttelton, which are suffering from damage.
Ian Penrose drinking champagne in the shower after leading Canterbury to win the Ranfurly Shield.
Demolition of the Canterbury Frozen Meat Company building on Cashel Street.
Bonzo and Altrina, boxer dogs, on the beach at New Brighton.
Signs leading to the exhibition Technicrafts ‘70 which is being held in the assembly hall at Hagley High School.
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.