When the supermarket first opened in Christchurch in 1963 it was a novel concept. Now, they can be found in every suburb throughout the city. Explore a selection of photographs from our collection...
A. Lateef, president of the Fijian Students Society at the University of Canterbury, with the ingredients for a feast to celebrate the independence of Fiji.
Taken from above, a view down to the Samoan Congregational Christian Church Hall in Woolston during a traditional banquet to mark the opening of the hall.
Children gathered around a table at the Samoan Congregational Christian Church Hall in Woolston during a traditional banquet to mark the opening of the hall.
Three girls at the Asian food fair and arts and crafts exhibition held at Canterbury University student union building plating food from a large pot.
Views of the Māori Battalion reunion.
Peter Karawana (left) and Joseph Hokiaanga with help lifting a basket of hot food out of a hāngi at an event for representatives of the Labour Department and Access programme at Rehua Marae.
Kelvin Tinnion (left) and Dave Day, the school caretaker, removing food from the hāngi at Linwood North School as part of Māori language and culture week celebrations.
Photographs of checkout operator Sheryl Cox standing at a till, with various items on the bench.
Photograph of checkout operator Sheryl Cox standing at a till, with various food items on the bench.
Peter Johnson, husband of Perth owner of Junior’s Image race horse, eating and holding a cup and saucer.
View of packaged food items in a pantry in Patricia's kitchen at her home in Halswell.
Linda Clarke, a Foodstuffs employee, with a variety of Pams canned foods.
A selection of various canned Watties products including soup, vegetables and fish.
Baskets of cabbages and pumpkins for a hāngi being prepared for attendees of the Māori Boys' Hostel annual fair.
Close-up of a can of Watties garden peas.
Groups of children at a pirate themed event. [Frames 10 and 11] A menu for the event at 'Morgan's Hotel'.
Groups of children at a pirate themed event in a restaurant.
Portraits of Wayne Smith, an oyster opener for Avon Fisheries, eating an oyster.
Scenes of a Hāngi being served at Waitangi Day celebrations at Okains Bay.
Views of unidentified people taking part in the Star’s Christmas party for the aged.