Showing 1 - 24 of 38 results

Aitken & Roberts

Aitken & Roberts. Picture of business (ironmongers) Lichfield Street, Christchurch. Who also was the owner of Maesbury in New Brighton Road.

Date unspecified year in 1880
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

British Vulcanists

A photo of my father as an apprentice boy aged about 13 years outside his place of business on the corner of Liverpool Street and Cashel Street. About 1923

Date unspecified month and day in 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Frank B Clausen Hookham outside his shop

Frank B Clausen outside shop – Frank Clausen outside his shop (c1906) in Main North Rd (on the east side just along from Papanui Rd)

Date 1906 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Wilson Brothers Bakery van in Manchester Street

This is my grandfather's bread delivery van. It is thought to have been the first bread delivery van in Christchurch. My father (Francis Wilson) is standing in front of the van. The bakery was in...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Advertisement for Miss Sparkes bridal fashions

Advertisement from the New Zealand Free Lance periodical. The model is Betty Cosser in one of the exquisite gowns. There were also bridal displays periodically in the shop window.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Beadweld Engineering, 20 Welles Street

Beadweld, an engineering firm in Welles Street. The grey-haired man in photo is the owner. Possibly one of the first companies that were using electric welding.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Soldering a Vanguard

Work being carried out in a Vanguard motor car at Motor Assemblies who were situated in Tuam Street 1940s - 1965. From back of photo: Soldering or lead-loading joints which would otherwise not be...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Soldering

Soldering work being carried out at Motor Assemblies, Tuam St, Christchurch. NZ Motor Assemblies Ltd factory was on the South side of Tuam Street at the Fitzgerald Avenue corner.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Sunland Bread deliveries

Mr Gwynne's father delivered bread for Sunland. The bakery was in Fitzgerald Avenue where this photo was taken. Left to right: Hector Sunderland (one of the bakery owner) , unknown, and Herbert...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

The Crozier Boys, 1936

Crozier Motors were the Austin Agents in Christchurch. This photo was taken in 1936 with my Uncle Allan Reeve at far left.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

FBC Hookham

FBC Hookham -  Frank Clausen 14yrs (1890) first day at work as an apprentice Harness Maker / Saddler with Harry Hookham outside his shop on the corner Papanui Rd, Harewood Rd and The North Rd.

Date unspecified month and day in 1890
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Ghost Sign

An old advertising sign for McCormick Reapers & Binders on a brick building in Lichfield Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Sunland Bakery Drivers

Staff, Sunland Bakery Drivers. From Left. 3rd James Davies, 5th Ralph Newlove, From right 2nd Horace Harvey. The vans delivered bread to shops and homes. Home owners left a tin out by their letterbox...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad Syd Carter had a barber and tobacconist shop on the corner of Wilsons Road and Gamblins Road in St Martins. He was popular with the teenagers of the day as he was always willing to try...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad (Syd Carter) working in his barber and tobacconist shop in the early 1960s (I think). St. Martins. He was a great one for a laugh and a good 'yarn' and enjoyed the interaction with his...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Rennies Milk Bar, 595 Colombo St

Rennies Milk Bar, 595 Colombo Street. This is a photo of our family's milk bar. My dad, [Bill Rennie], was the baker, made all the pies, pasties & cakes. My mum worked part-time. But when I finished...

Date 1965
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt