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Overseas students arriving in Christchurch

Scenes of a large group of overseas students arriving at Christchurch Airport to study at the University of Canterbury.

Date 1970-02-19
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Reunion of First World War airmen

Views of attendees at a reunion of First World War airmen in Christchurch. Frames three to six are of Mr J. E. Winn of Wellington being helped to board an aircraft by his former aircraft instructor Mr...

Date 1970-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sir Charles and Lady Audrey Elworthy

Views of Sir Charles Elworthy and Lady Audrey Elworthy arriving at Christchurch Airport from Canberra for an overnight stay.

Date 1970-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Winners of "Flying Start Scholarships"

Winners of the Christchurch and North Canterbury "Flying Start Scholarships", Mr Brian Fawdray (left) and Mr Graham Johnson, with the president of the Canterbury Aero Club Mr W.A. Morrison (right).

Date 1970-03-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Winners of "Flying Start Scholarships"

Winners of the Christchurch and North Canterbury "Flying Start Scholarships", Mr Brian Fawdray (third from right) and Mr Graham Johnson (left), with the president of the Canterbury Aero Club Mr W.A...

Date 1970-03-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr S M Marker of Belfast, refuelling his Fox Moth at Blenheim airfield, 1961

Dad refueling his privately owned plane before take-off on a trip to the North Island, at Blenheim Airfield, Highly commended:in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Report of trip to North Island

Newspaper photo and report of Mr & Mrs Marker and friends' trip to the North Island.
Highly commended in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

My Grandmother waving goodbye

My Grandmother at top of steps waving as she goes on her first ever flight to Australia. Christchurch Airport, Christmas 1964.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Felix Rooney arriving in Christchurch by plane

My father Felix Rooney arrives in the South Island by plane from the North Island. He may have been to the Antarctic, Gallipoli and the Western Front, but this was his first plane ride.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Globemaster II at Harewood Airport

The United States Air Force Globemaster II aeroplane arrives at Harewood Airport. Nicknamed "Old Shakey" the heavy-lift cargo aircraft was used to assist supply operations to Operation Deep Freeze...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Wigram Maintenance Team

"My father Henry Arnold Everard Stark (known as Jim) is holding the sign in the photo. He was a Leading Aircraftsman and served from October 1941 till Jan 1946." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Arrival of new migrants

New migrants arriving at Harewood aboard a KLM Liftmaster.

Date 1953-10-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Entrance to the Air Force Museum

A Harvard aircraft and sign advertising the entrance to the Air Force Museum on Harvard Avenue in Wigram.

Date 2002 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

Air Show

Five aeroplanes performing an air show with a Norfolk Island Pine Tree in the foreground.

Date 2008-02-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

U. S. Globemaster at Harewood

The fascination of large aircraft. People out to view the U.S. Globemaster at Harewood in the 1950s. Nicknamed "Old Shakey" the heavy-lift cargo aircraft was used to assist supply operations to...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Centaurus Flying Boat, 1938

Centaurus Flying Boat pays a visit to the Port of Lyttelton in 1938 much to the interest of the Christchurch Public who went over the hill to have a look.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Bristol fighter aeroplane piloted by Captain L. M. Isitt

Newspaper caption: Territorial Artillery Training: New Howitzer Battery Shoot at Mount Torlesse. The 16th Pack Howitzer Battery, Christchurch, having completed their annual training, carried out a...

Date 1924
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

D C 3 at Harewood Airport

Staff from No. 4 Hanger. Name of aircraft: (D.C. 3). This plane was built 20 March 1945 as a freighter for the RNZAF for use as a paratrooper. The aircraft went to the National Airways Corporation 29...

Date 1954
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

First flight

Alan Tunnicliffe's first flight. Arrival at Christchurch Airport December 1965 from Invercargil by N.A.C. DC-3 aircraft.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt