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Heathcote Valley

View of homes in Heathcote Valley looking to Port Hills.

Date 1917
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Mrs Cannon's homestead at Mt. Pleasant

Road in foreground leading to homestead on side of hill near two large blue gum trees at Mt. Pleasant.

Date unspecified year in 1910 (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

"Hillwood", Heathcote Valley

"Hillwood", home of the Gimblett family in Heathcote with Madeline Gimblett (Maidie), Dorothy Gimblett and one other women at front of house. Address thought to be 178 Bridle Path Road.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1919 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

"Avonhead" homestead

"Avonhead" homestead, built in 1853 of pug clay on the site of what is now Archdall Place. Thought to be the early home of Alice Witty, daughter of George Witty, MP for Riccarton.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1944
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

A distant view of Otahuna House, with Narcissi in foreground

Newspaper caption: In the gardens of Otahuna, Tai Tapu, Canterbury. The residence of Lieut. Colonel R. Heaton Rhodes, M.P. The house is beautifully situated on a mound, with garden slopes on all sides...

Date 1911
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A view of Otahuna, Tai Tapu

Photograph published without additional caption.

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A beautiful South Island homestead

Newspaper caption: Northbank Station, Rakaia, Canterbury, the beautiful homestead of Mr J. Penny.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Mr Duncan's house with a heavy load on the roof

Newspaper caption: Mr John Duncan's house after the heavy snowfall. Mr Duncan, farmer at Hawkins (between Darfield and Coalgate), reported that during his 53 years residence in the district he had...

Date 1918
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Killinchy House

Photograph published without additional caption.

Date 1901
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

‘The cottage', where Mr Buchan lives

Newspaper caption: Progress of the Midland Railway: views at Staircase Gully and Broken River.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A landmark at Doyleston: an old sod whare

Photograph published without additional caption.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Manual lawn mower

"Dad used the very first manual lawn mower he purchased in his life... Mowing the lawn and using a lawn mower was a new concept to us at the time, since we had lived in an apartment before migrating...

Date 2002-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

The Locke family cottage in the Avon Loop

392 Oxford Terrace. "Writer and activist Elsie Locke lived there with her husband Jack and their family from 1944 until their deaths in 1996 and 2001. The cottage was demolished before the Canterbury...

Date 1992
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Bamford Street House

"Mr Evans in the doorway of his Bamford Street House" - Contributor's note

Date 1986
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Garden in Belfast

Part of the garden growing Impatiens, owned by June Hunt and Bernard Hunt on Mayo Place in Belfast.

Date 1995-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Mayo Place, Belfast

Exterior of the home of June Hunt and Bernard Hunt in Mayo Place in Belfast.

Date 1995-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Damaged home in Aynsley Terrace

View of large home located at 83 Aynsley Terrace on the corner of Aynsley Terrace and Centaurus Road with significant damage to building. Front gate locked with ‘Danger’ sign attached.

Date 2011-05-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Michael Williams earthquake collection