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Portrait of Sarah Thomas

"Sarah Thomas (nee Millward) Born England 1834, died 1904. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859. Sarah must have walked the Bridle Path in those...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Portrait of Charles Thomas

"Charles Thomas. Born England 1832, died suddenly at work in 1889. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lincoln Ploughing Match, third prize

"My uncle Orton Bailey, 14 years old, driving. He won 3rd prize at the Lincoln ploughing match" - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Dorothy and Gertrude outside ChristChurch Cathedral

"This photo is of Dorothy Noldus (nee Merriman) and Gertrude Merriman (nee Wood) her stepmother, outside the Christchurch Cathedral in 1949." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

ChristChurch Cathedral from the Rendezvous Hotel

View from the Rendezvous Hotel looking down to ChristChurch Cathedral and Cathedral Square. "I was working on The Rendezvous hotel and took many photos pre earthquakes of the city." - Contributor's...

Date 2006
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Armagh Street from the intersection with Durham Street North

Intersection of Durham Street North and Armagh Street; former Canterbury Society of Arts building to the left andthe Canterbury Provincial Council buildings to the right. "I was working on The...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Bridesmaid and Page Boy outside ChristChurch Cathedral

"A friend's wedding in the Anglican ChristChurch Cathedral after the first large earthquake. Before the devastating one. Louise Lockie bridesmaid. Louise's son Hamish Brookes-Lockie pageboy." -...

Date 2010-10-10
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Pipers at the New Zealand International Exhibition

"My grandfather William Duncan was a piper in the Waimate Pipe Band and I believe he is one of the pipers... There were three pipe bands (Dunedin, Ashburton and Waimate) at the Exhibition and they...

Date 1906 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Botanic Gardens view

"These….photos of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens were taken by Alleyne Cook. Alleyne was at Alleyne was at Burnham training...when on leave, he would come up to Christchurch and experiment with his...

Date 1945
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Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Chatting with the neighbours

"My grandparents (behind the fence) lived in Braddon Street, Addington on a typically large section with fruit trees and a vegetable garden. Here they are captured chatting over the fence to their...

Date unspecified year in 1940
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Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Craig Jones (Spike) - speedway racer

"Portrait of Craig Jones (Spike), speedway racer. ""My mother and myself biked from Beckenham to Rowen Ave, Aranui, each Saturday night, I was a real fan of the speedway."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Orana Park

"""Orana Park...entrance to the cheetah viewing area...The rhino viewing and holding facility for the giraffes... [is] on the right and numerous vehicles show that the park was built with the...

Date unspecified year in 1980
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Orana Park lion enclosure

"""...the ""drive-in feature"" where visitors would drive into the lion enclosure and watch the lions being fed... A cage pulled by a vehicle had a zoo keeper inside, feeding the animals who often...

Date unspecified year in 1980
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Norm Parker - speedway racer

"Portrait of Norm Parker, speedway racer. ""My mother and myself biked from Beckenham to Rowen Ave, Aranui, each Saturday night, I was a real fan of the speedway."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Former Christchurch Central Library, Gloucester Street

"Interior of the former Christchurch Central Library at 91 Gloucester Street. ""I remember this library from childhood...I think this photo really captures a slice of that period in time that will be...

Date 2012-02
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Mavis Suckling and Cyril

Initially, I thought this photo was of my grandad Cyril with his sister Mavis. Of course, I only remember him as an old man (actually a grumpy old man). So when I first saw this photo and thought he...

Date 1930 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

George Thomas Hawker from New Brighton, known as 'The Father of New Brighton'

My great-grandfather lived much of his life in New Brighton and had a major hand in the area's advancement. He died in 1924 after being struck by a car... There is a plaque with his name on it outside...

Date 1920-06
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Beached yacht at New Brighton beach

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

Date 2018-09-29
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Chocolate Biscuits faces

Growing up there were some summers we escaped Christchurch and rented a bach in the Marlborough Sounds. My sister and I had fun. Here we are goofing around with our 'Chocolate Biscuits faces'. -...

Date 1978-01
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Rowing on the Avon River

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...

Date unspecified year in 1900
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Street View on the corner of Lichfield and Colombo Street

"During the rebuild we had so many high viz workers. As they took breaks, usually sitting against a wall near their work site, all sorts of interactions took place. Here is one of my favourites." -...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wedding of Agnes Sarah Muir and Percy Vernon Bailey

"My grandparents wedding in 1910. The bride was Agnes Sarah Muir and the groom was Percy Vernon Bailey. The best man was Frank Kemp and the bridesmaid was Lilly Muir. The wedding was at St Peter's...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Vegetable Garden

This is my vege garden after weeding and planting. - Contributor's Note

Date 2018-09
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt