Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer and political activist speaking with his close friend Father Fredrick McGuire.
Detanking the 66 KV transformer at Islington substation.
Watercolour painting of Portea petropolitana (Wawra) Mez. var. extensa L.B. Smith.
Watercolour painting of Eranthemum tricolour Nichols.
Doug Bruce (All Blacks) following a kick during the second test of the Lions versus All Blacks at Lancaster Park.
The scratch riders in the Christchurch to Akaroa and return race, from left, Chris Hogan, Alan Campbell and Toni Horne.
Portrait of Professor of Medicine, Don Beaven, of the Christchurch School of Medicine sat at his desk with a book on wine as part of his study into the wine drinking habits in New Zealand.
Elizabeth O'Callaghan, photo engraving apprentice, standing with equipment
Heather Gaskell (centre) holds an informal class discussion at Hagley High School.
Three members of Alf's Imperial Army standing to attention awaiting the arrival of Her Majesty the Queen in Blenheim. The men are surrounded by a crowd of people, some with umbrellas.
Billboard for Firestone tyres along a main road with a car passing in front.
Close-ups of an electrical switch range from the PDL Group created for the export market, largely South East Asia, including shaver sockets and switch accessories.
New Zealand Motorcycle Speedway rider, Ivan Mauger, practicing on his home track at Templeton ahead of competing in the world champions series.
Mrs Joan Moon of the Canterbury Potters Club with customers and a range of clay pots at the pottery stall at the "Hoonanza" organised by the Christchurch South Rotary Club.
Mrs Vera Sinclair and Mr Angus Kennedy in period costume next to a model of the Golden Nugget Hotel/Shantytown hotel to be featured in the Sydenham historical display during centennial celebrations.
A cat named Snowy and a magpie bird sat in the cab of a van behind the Supreme Court on Durham Street.
Logs being loaded onto a truck.
Nan Williams and Archie Ross, long serving staff members, at work at the Kaiapoi Woollen Mill.
Exterior of the Kaiapoi Woollen Mill buildings in Kaiapoi shortly before its closure.
Long service employees of Kaiapoi Woollen Mills. Pictured are, from left, Miss N. Wright, Mrs F. Wyatt, Mr E. Raudsepp, Mr M. G. Jackson, Miss M. McQuillan, Mr H. Moody, Mr D. G. Ashley, Mr M. B...
A crayfish pot being emptied on-board a crayfishing boat.
The Canterbury Aged Peoples Welfare Council centre at 112 Matipo Street in Addington.
A man and two women modelling skiwear and holding skis.
Interior hallway of Mary's Mount rest home on Summit Road on the Cashmere Hills shortly prior to being privately sold at auction.