Explore a variety of housing types throughout the different periods of Christchurch's history, from practical to extravagant. Does your house feature in the selection?
Exterior of 38 Cranmer Square, one of the smallest residences in Christchurch.
View of a street in the new suburb of Bishopdale with children and cars in the background.
Views of Mrs Joyce Taysom and of the home her and her husband, Australian Trade Commissioner Mr A. R. Taysom, have just purchased on McDougall Avenue in St Albans.
Exterior of Delabole house in Redcliffs, a colonial style house built almost entirely out of re-cycled materials from old Christchurch buildings when they were demolished. Stood in front of the house...
Interior of the slate floor conservatory at the home of Mr and Mrs Cooper on Wroxton Terrace, Fendalton. The house was designed by Helmore and Cotterill in 1929 and at the time of the photograph was...
Exterior of the home and gardens of Mr and Mrs Cooper on Wroxton Terrace, Fendalton. The house was designed by Helmore and Cotterill in 1929 and at the time of the photograph was to be auctioned.
Exterior of Lochranza house in Lyttelton owned by Ruth and Barry Thackwell. The house was built by former mayor of Lyttelton, Mr Malcolm Miller, c1890 and named after a fishing village on the Isle of...
Exterior of a house with a sign from developers Smith Developments Ltd advertising sections for sale on the Glenelg Estate, Murray Aynsley Hill.
Exterior of government built houses on Ferry Road in Woolston.
View along Queenspark Drive on the Queenspark Estate during the final stages of its construction in Parklands.
View of a collapsed bank beneath the holiday home of surgeon, Pat Bay.
Exterior of a house in Sumner that has just been acquired by the Canterbury Aged Peoples Welfare Council as a day centre.
I grew up in McCormacks Bay. It was a great place for children, with the estuary, which we swam in, the hills to climb. We were always outside. I remember the fish in the estuary. I remember the...
We called our rented house "Hi-Tide" in 1960. It's a magical house at 2 Moncks Spur, Redcliffs. The house is catilevered out over the point of Moncks Spur above the cave of moa bones on the Main Road...
Exterior of a Dome House at 254 Memorial Avenue in Burnside.
Damage to property caused by the Halswell tornado. The tornado hit the Halswell area at about 8pm, demolishing garages, wrecking fences, and knocking down trees. In the foreground a boat has been...
A sleepout upended by the tornado and deposited against the back wall of a house in Halswell Junction.
Aerial view of the tornado damage to Kinrara Place, Halswell.
Aerial view of damage caused by Halswell tornado along Halswell Junction Road.
Aerial view of damage to houses on Kinrara place caused by tornado.
House at 288 Main Road.
Earthquake damage to house at 288 Main Road.