A large group of children from Christchurch orphanages at a Christmas banquet event aboard the inter-island steamer, Māori, at Lyttelton Harbour. The event was organised and paid for by the crew of...
Views of Alan Minson on the Estuary demonstrating the use of a yacht that he and a friend built.
Action of various speedboats on the Estuary. Frame one is of a speedboat being prepared to go out.
Action of various home-made rafts operated by groups of children participating in a race along the Avon River and on the Estuary. Frames three to six show crowds of people watching the race along the...
Mr Cliff Vaux on the deck of his home built launch in the garden of his home in Templeton which took him nine years to build.
A Jet Surf Rescue boat parked on Humphries Road near to the intersection with Ferry Road in Woolston.
Scenes of participants in a kneeling paddle board event in open water. Frames five and six include a group of people in a boat.
Scenes of a group of children being shown a model boat being launched.
Scenes of a group of children with a model boat.
Views of Paulette Clapshaw participating in the women's slalom event at the Canterbury water ski-ing championships at Brooklands Lagoon.
Roger France (left) and Andy Aitken testing the thickness of the hull of a fibreglass boat with a ultrasonascope at the N.A.C non-destructive testing section at Christchurch Airport.
The damaged remains of a boat after it exploded at Scarborough boat ramp. The cause of the explosion was unknown.
Postcard from a photograph album of Governor's Bay jetty. On back of postcard: Dominion of New Zealand Carte Postal, Printed in Germany.
Gay Lockie (nee Lennie) in a boat at Lakeside (also called Timberyard) Lake Ellesmere/ Te Waihora.
These photos are of the girls from Papanui Technical High School. They may be the Rangiora Youth Recreational Club. The girls were doing a trip around Banks Peninsula in 1948. They were mostly taken...
Waikuku Beach 1946. Dorothy Lott, Robin (bow), Derek Loft (with oar) Rae and Jan.
Exterior of a house and a boat at 1 Rockhill Drive, Kennedys Bush, Halswell.
View looking across towards the centre of Akaroa and across Childrens Bay and French Bay to Wainui on the other side of the bay.
View along the Avon River in Hagley Park of an Antigua Boatsheds rented boat with Susan and her dad rowing.
View of a stranded yacht on New Brighton Beach.
A group of people on a tour of the Avon River in a punting boat near Hagley Park with kayaks in the background.
"At New Brighton beach this yacht has been stranded there for a few weeks now and seems to be stuck. I wanted to go out for a sunrise to take photos." - Contributor's note
"My grandparents Agnes Sarah Bailey and Percy Vernon Bailey rowing on the Avon River. Percy is in the middle of the canoe with an oar and the other one is held by Frank Kemp. Agnes is sitting on the...