Two sets of photographs of central Christchurch. No.1 is of John Anderson's Foundry on Cashel Street in 1870. No.2 is of the new central Post Office in Cathedral Square in c1877.
View from the North East of Cathedral Square of ChristChurch Cathedral and the Citizens' War Memorial. The Post Office building, groups of pedestrians and a tram are visible in the Square.
Ellen Clark (left) and Joan Belcher practicing operating CO2 fire extinguishers as part of fire safety training for staff working at the Chief Post Office.
Three female toll operators posing at work on the toll board as part of a telephone courtesy campaign ran by the New Zealand Post Office. The women are, from left, J. Aitken, J. Squire and G. Smith.
Mr A. McKenzie (left) and D. H. Dunn counting pounds sterling notes at the Motor Registration branch of the Post Office in preparation for banking.
Delivery staff for the Post Office telegraph department , David Wilson, Faith Linton (left) and Diane MacIntyre with telegraphs. David is on a scooter as part of a service to speed up the delivery of...
View of the Citizens War Memorial, taken from ChristChurch Cathedral in Cathedral Square.
Group of University of Canterbury students in Cathedral Square, participating in a liquorice eating competition during capping celebrations.
Left: Players in a car arriving at Cathedral square, from left, Graeme Bachop, Mark McAtamney, Matt Sexton, Grant Kelly, Tala Kele, Tabai Matson (seated) and Mark Mayerhofler (seated). Right: team...
A large group of Clothing Workers Union members marching through Cathedral Square protesting against a lack of controls on imports.
The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, greets a crowd in Cathedral Square. He is wearing a Tibetan kata around his neck.
Crowd of people watching a decorative horse and wagon float being pulled through Cathedral Square as part of a Hare Krishna parade.