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Testing a tractor

View of a tractor driving along a ridge in a field as part of testing.

Date 1960-05-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

Twin calves at Oxford

Views of twin calves, one a Friesian-Ayrshire and the other a Frisian-Hereford born on the farm of Mr Bill Dalley in Oxford.

Date 1970-02-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Twin calves at Oxford

Views of twin calves, one a Friesian-Ayrshire and the other a Frisian-Hereford born on the farm of Mr Bill Dalley in Oxford.

Date 1970-02-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Twin calves at Oxford

Views of twin calves, one a Friesian-Ayrshire and the other a Frisian-Hereford born on the farm of Mr Bill Dalley in Oxford.

Date 1970-02-18
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Godley Head farm park

View across the fields with sheep towards Godley Head and out towards Pegasus Bay. In the foreground are tramping signs to Taylors Mistake and Boulder Bay.

Date 1983-01-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Major P. H. Johnson's dairy farm at Mount Torlesse Station

Newspaper caption: Major P. H. Johnson, owner of Mount Torlesse Station, Springfield, has decided to convert part of his property into a dairy farm and has erected a most complete dairy and yards...

Date 1914
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Not affected by drought: a splendid crop of oats

Newspaper caption: This picture was taken on Mr William Payne's farm at Ladbrooks, and shows a reaper and binder at work in a crop of oats which averaged between 5ft and 6ft in height. Evidently the...

Date 1916
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Snapshots taken at the ploughing match, Templeton

Newspaper caption: The Paparua Ploughing Match Association held its annual fixture on Mr George Bailey's farm, Templeton on August 5. The meeting was highly successful, the entries being considerably...

Date 1914-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Flat land in Heathcote Valley

Flat agricultural land in Heathcote Valley with Port Hills in background.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1949 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Haymaking at "Hillwood"

Stan Deavoll holds the horse, and Mr Turner on the ladder. The windmill in the background pumped water to "Hillwood" Orchard. Mr Turner worked for William Gimblett when he left school, then for Will...

Date unspecified year in 191X (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Making hay on the paddock land of "Hillwood" estate

Two unidentified men forking hay in paddocks belonging to the "Hillwood" estate in Heathcote Valley. Looking toward Port Hills and orchards.

Date unspecified year in 191X (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Purau Station Homestead, Purau

External view of Purau Station Homestead a 14 Camp Bay Road, Purau, taken from the grounds. Built in 1853 from locally quarried sandstone the Purau homestead was the first house to be built of stone...

Date 1990
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Rosemary Spiewak collection

Diesel fuel tax protest

Farmers from North Canterbury gathered to protest against the tax on diesel fuel.

Date 1988-11-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Christchurch Star photographs

Diesel fuel tax protest

Farmers from North Canterbury gathered to protest against the tax on diesel fuel.

Date 1988-11-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Christchurch Star photographs

The Lincoln Ploughing Match

Newspaper caption: Snapshots at the match: Twenty-two years have passed since a ploughing competition was held in Lincoln district, and the popularity of such an event was evidenced in the match which...

Date 1910-06-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Tractor plough at work in the recent ploughing competition

Newspaper caption: This was the first competition of its kind held in the dominion.

Date 1924
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Tractor plough at work in the recent ploughing competition

Newspaper caption: This was the first competition of its kind held in the dominion.

Date 1924
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press