Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region are home to numerous camping grounds. The Christmas-New Year period has traditionally been a time when families leave the stress of work and the comforts...
I think this may be taken on the section at Diamond Harbor, where my grandfather (William Howarth) built a bach. Not sure of the year.
Girl Guides erecting a tent in a paddock in Brookside as part of a residential training camp where attendees leave basic survival skills. Pictured from left are Susan Cook, Susan Latimer and Jackie...
Tents blown over by the wind at Spencer Park Motor Camp.
View of caravans and tents at a camping ground at the Glentunnel Domain on the Selwyn River.
Views of Mr and Mrs O.R. Lavender of Nursery Road and Mrs P.C. Wonnacott of North Avon Road in a caravan.
Students with the lunch they made themselves during a camping exercise at Riccarton Primary School.
Wayne and Daphne Todd having bacon and eggs for breakfast with Robert Todd and Angela Darly at Spencer Park motor camp.
Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.
Stewart, Linda, Joe Yellowlees of Kaiapoi, sunbathing outside their caravan at Woodend Beach.
View across caravans and tents at the camping ground at Kairaki.
A boy with an inflatable inner tube at Coes Ford camping area.
Family group eating breakfast in front of their tent in a New Brighton campsite. From left: Steven Cording, Mrs R. F. Cording, Mr Cording, Graham Farr, Susan Cording and Robert Anderson.
Unidentified teen and older man cooking breakfast in their tent in a New Brighton campsite.
Mr Stratton, Mrs Stratton with Barry and Denyse (and budgie, Tinker) at Selwyn Motor Camp, Timaru.
Ron Buxton, wife Beverley and mother in law, Hazel Sullivan (centre), working to remove buckets of water from around their caravan at the flooded Spencer Park motor camp.
A man seated outside a tent with clothes drying and bottles of drink in the foreground.
View of a family camping at Motukarara near Lake Ellesmere in Canterbury.
Views of the St Andrew’s College students on a course at Castle Hill Basin. [Frames 3a and 4a] Rodney Dowling and Mark Wardell.
Three women, Carol Pakau, Ira Pakau and Charmaine Tepaki, camping outside A. J. Whites furnishing store on the corner of Tuam Street and High Street. The women camped overnight outside the store to be...
Parents arriving to pick up their children from the Young Women's Christian Association camp in Spencerville.
Views of the South Brighton Motor Camp.
South New Brighton Primary School students camping on the grounds of Cracroft House, Cashmere.
Our annual family camp site at Leithfield Beach where we stayed 6 weeks. The Rugby car with rug covering the tyre for sun protection and our new caravan of which we were very proud. Note how we always...