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Tightrope walker in Thorpe's Paddock, Gayhurst Road

This event was in Thorpes paddock, Gayhurst Rd, Dallington about 1935. I can remember seeing his gear lying on the ground. It was depression years & I understand that not many paid to get in but a lot...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Farewell My Home

This decorated road cone was placed on a verge by a red zone home owner. The first lines of the poem stuck onto the front of the cone were "The time has come, I have to go. They say I must, just so...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Lois Daly earthquake collection

David Steward outside proposed secondhand shop

Views of David Stewart outside a shop at 102 Kerrs Road on Dallington which is has applied to turn into a secondhand shop. He is pictured with his dog, Tim.

Date 1981-07-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Harold Newland with his home-built ship

Scenes of Harold Newland of Bideford Place in Dallington with a 17m steel-hulled cutter vessel he is building in his back yard.

Date 1981-08-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Diamond anniversary for the Schroeders

E. O. Schroeder and Lucy Schroeder celebrating their diamond anniversary.

Date 1971-06-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Whitebait nets in the Avon

Whitebaiters with nets in the Avon River in the vicinity of Dallington Park.

Date 1972-10-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Darkie the dog

Collie-Spaniel cross responsible for stealing door mats and other miscellaneous articles in McBratney’s Road.

Date 1970-12-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Darkie the dog

Collie-Spaniel cross responsible for stealing door mats and other miscellaneous articles in McBratney’s Road.

Date 1970-12-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home

The hospital wing of the Woodchester Eventide Home at 76 Banks Avenue in Dallington run by the Christchurch Presbyterian Social Services Association shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-10-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Tram at terminus of old Dallington Bridge

1913. Dallington bridge spans the Avon River at the end of Gloucester Street to Gayhurst Road. The bridge in this photo was built in the early 1880s and demolished in 1953. The bridge marked the...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Packing Girl Guide Biscuits

Elizabeth Malthus and Kelly Thompson of the Dallington Brownie Pack packing Girl Guide biscuits.

Date 1990-03-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Flooding in Gayhurst Road

After the earthquakes, particularly during the winter of 2013, flooding often occurred in the loop of the river near the Gayhurst Road bridge. Locksley Ave and Dallington Tce were also affected.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Lois Daly earthquake collection

Locksley Avenue

Cracks in the road on Locksley Avenue, looking across the Avon River/Ōtakaro towards Avonside Drive.

Date 2011-02-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gavin Turner collection