Taken from the passenger seat of a small plane about 1965. The Harewood Rd roundabout is at the bottom of the picture and the shopping centre next to it. No cars in the car park as it was a Sunday...
1940s view of the Avonside Drive area. Torlesse Street newly built; Porrit Park top left (in loop of river) with Wainoni Road running behind it. We (mother, pram and three children) used to walk up...
Demolition material and machinery storage at Barbadoes Street.
Aerial view of F. W. Matthews Ltd. Engineering Works, Marshlands [i.e. Marshland]] Rd., Shirley. Photo shows intersection of Marshland Road, Lake Terrace Road, and Briggs Road.
Aerial photograph of Lyttelton Timeball Station, Reserve Terrace and along Norwich Quay
Aerial photo of Christchurch Central taken on a scenic flight from a small plane in 1961.
From Beautiful Christchurch - a set of postcards containing 8 colour images and 8 black & white, published by Tanner Couch Ltd . 1950s?
Christchurch from the air. Kiwi postcard SR 53. Photograph by Robin Smith Photography Ltd. Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed.
CBD looking east of Colombo Street.
The damaged Catholic Cathedral (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament), Barbadoes Street.
Aerial photo of the CBD with Barbadoes Street running diagonally.
Collapsed house at 358 Gloucester Street, the house to the left at 360 Gloucester Street is the Te Rangimarie Centre – Maori Community.
Avon river at corner of Kilmore and Madras Streets
Demolition work in Gloucester Street.
Earthquake damaged St Lukes Church, 185 Kilmore Street.
Aerial photograph looking south down Manchester Street
CBD, Looking down Colombo Street, Victoria Square in centre of photo.
Crowne Plaza Hotel and Christchurch Town Hall on corner of Kilmore and Durham Street North
Crowne Plaza Hotel and Christchurch Town Hall on Kilmore Street
CBD view over the city towards the Port Hills. Corner of Kilmore, Durham Street North and Victoria Streets near bottom of the photograph.
Damaged sports stadium, (Lancaster Park, previously know as Jade Stadium and AMI Stadium) note liquefaction on grass outside
Aerial view of CBD and Hagley park from near Moorhouse Avenue, part of the dome of Catholic Cathedral bottom of photo
Aerial photograph of Eastgate shopping Mall. Car parking building demolished two days after the earthquake. Buckleys Road, East Christchurch