Three generations of the Edmonds family at the Thomas Edmonds Restaurant, in the Thomas Edmonds band rotunda on Cambridge Terrace. Pictured (from left) are Ray Edmonds, his granddaughter, Miriam...
Freshly baked pies by Broadway Bakeries at their new Durham Street premises.
Close-up of an ornate multi-tiered cake created by Miss Hopkins of Woolston. Cake decorations include plants, birds and animals.
Artists from the Arts Employment Scheme with pavlovas at the official opening of the "The Kiwi Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise" designed by Janet de Wagt on the wall of the Lichfield Street carpark...
Barry Gwynne sorting out donations for Operation Good Samaritan the Carlyle Street railway sheds ahead of being shipped to the Pacific Islands for victims of a cyclone.
Suia Tuulua surrounded with donated non perishable goods destined for victims of Cyclone Ofa.
A chef demonstrating a barbecue in a outdoor kitchen area.
Members of the Oxford Terrace Baptist Church Friendship group sitting at tables during the Christmas luncheon.
The interior of Fendalton BP service station at 1 Memorial Avenue with items for sale including slippers, ice cream, lollies and other food stuffs.
Frames one and two are of Pop Brown from the Chatham Islands Tewhatumanawa Culture Club, preparing a Hāngi at the QEII Fun Day for Waitangi Day. Frame three is of a person preparing potatoes for the...
People preparing potatoes for a Hāngi at the QEII Fun Day for Waitangi Day.
Frame one is of a person preparing potatoes for a Hāngi at the QEII Fun Day for Waitangi Day. The remaining two frames are of Pop Brown from the Chatham Islands Tewhatumanawa Culture Club, preparing...
View of Shona McFarlane with a haggis prepared for Burns Night celebrations.
Views of bakers John Sutherland (left) and Linda Priston of Stacey and Hawker Ltd, with knot bread baked for the New Zealand Association of Bakers conference being held in Christchurch.
Lunchtime at the Addington men's home of the Salvation Army.
Explore what it was like to dine out in Christchurch through our collection, from Collins Quick Lunch Parlour in the 1940s, Dux de Lux salad bar in the 1980s to contemporary images of Riverside Market...
Angela Wallace of Canterbury Venison ltd prepares a venison dish at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Kelvin Wikaira, and son, Kelvin, with hot dogs at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Breakfast cereal aisle at the Woolworths New Brighton supermarket.
Tinned vegetables on the shelves at a Northlands SuperValue supermarket with some showcasing the use of barcoding.
Judy Kennedy, the delicatessen manageress with the cheese display at Woolworth's Shirley supermarket.
Brian Keeley, manager for Northlands SuperValue supermarket, with Harvey Smith, supermarket operations manager for GUS in the produce section.
Bar code scanners at the checkouts at Northlands SuperValue supermarket.