Watercolour painting of Thunbergia grandiflora Roxbg.
Was the heyday of the circus visiting town when it was OK to have elephants tied up. Locals were allowed to go and feed the elephants with bread - very exciting to us city girls
Unknown group hang-gliding on Port Hills. We were passing by and saw them. It was a relatively new sight in Christchurch in 1976.
Fa'atalale, Filoitumua and a visiting aunty from Samoa in a flat in Worcester Street, 1976.
1976 Telethon - Civic Theatre - TV2 / South Pacific TV. St John Telethon. Venue for many television programmes such as "A week of it", "Opportunity knocks", "Touch of Country".
It is a photo of me on my 5th birthday with a doll I got at a bach we stayed in Akaroa. Taken August 1976.
Class photograph of Room 10 students at Papanui Primary School.
This photo shows the Rolleston Avenue frontage and main entrance to Canterbury Museum as it looked in May 1976. The entrance to the Botanic Gardens is at the left hand side. Note the statue of William...
The clock tower at the Arts Centre (formerly the University of Canterbury) as it was 40 years ago, in May 1976. I had been in the building as student 10 years before in 1966.
My older brother teaching our niece to ride the new bike she got for Christmas. Typical scene of family life where someone has to run behind the bike & hold it up until the niece gets the hang of it...
Making a Yogi Bear Snowman in the evening. Mon 22 1976, 7.00pm.
Jingles the clown at Telethon.
Exterior of Carlton Cellars and Canterbury Fried Chicken at 23 Papanui Road, Merivale.
Joan Collett, Christchurch's pioneer industrial archaeologist with a map of Christchurch.
Items discovered by industrial archaeologist Joan Collett at Luke Adams pottery on Colombo Street. They include a jeweller's crucible for gold or silver work, toy bricks and metal slates for stamping...
Archaeological expedition leader, Mr Michael Trotter (centre) at the Peketa Pa archaeological site with Mr David Harrowfield (left) and Mr Barry Brailsford. The Kaikoura Peninsula and South Bay is in...
A large afternoon tea event for older adults inside a hanger at Wigram Air Base.
Scenes of dancers at an old time dance event for the elderly at Sumner Community Centre, 37 Nayland Street.
Exterior of Jubilee Hospital for the Aged at 2 Jubilee Street in Woolston.
Firefighters set a weatherboard house on fire in Maunsell Street, Woolston, as part of a training exercise.
Firefighter, Lionel Gage, dampening the ground surrounding the controlled burn of a fire in a weatherboard building during a training exercise.
Gavin Ryan spray painting parts during a first year furnishing course.
Neville Ford, a second year apprentice carpenter, building a relocatable classroom for the Canterbury Education Board.