Exterior of the main building and grounds at Hagley High School at 510 Hagley Avenue formerly founded as Christchurch West High School in 1858.
Edith Edwards, 100, cuts her birthday cake with her niece, Freda Edwards and great-great niece, Kirstie MacMillan at Holly Lea residential home in Fendalton.
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.
Alex Struthers with a certificate for the help he provided to people during the 1918 influenza epidemic as a boy scout in the Sydenham area.
Aerial view of the tornado damage to Kinrara Place, Halswell.
David Yee with his tornado damaged glass house in Halswell.
Greenpeace protesters, Marie Chapman and Knorrie McFarlane, on the mooring lines of the Japanese ship, Hakurei Maru, in Lyttelton which was bound for the Antarctic. The pair are protesting against the...
Jo King, Farmers employee, takes her tea break in the Bowker Fountain in Victoria Square. She holds a cup of tea and an umbrella.
The large promotional Farmers Department Store fibreglass Santa Claus on the back of a truck following being dismantled from his place above the store on Armagh Street.
Aerial view of damage to houses on Kinrara place caused by tornado.
Ranger Malcolm Campbell with native growth at the Groynes.
The suspension bridge crossing the waterways at the Groynes.
A map showing the path of the tornado through Halswell, passing over Halswell Road and the edge of Halswell Domain. The black tongue of the tornado touched the ground for a strip about 500m long and...
Dougal Adams of Newmarket Butchery, Colombo Street, with haggis packed in ox bungs.
Various advertising leaflets for banking including those for ANZ, Canterbury Savings Bank, BNZ, Post Office Savings Bank, The National Bank and Westpac.
Ranger Malcolm Campbell on the suspension bridge at the Groynes.
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...
Damage to the exterior of a Halswell house at 8 Kinrana Place caused by tornado.
Close-up view of part of the Cook Strait cable relay drum which has been transported in four sections from C.W.F. Hamilton's yard to the Lyttelton waterfront ready to be boarded on a ship bound for...
Exterior of the Addington timber site at Yaldhurst.
A sleepout upended by the tornado and deposited against the back wall of a house in Halswell Junction.
Vicky Basher slices wax from a frame of honey at Greta Valley village.
Crowds on New Brighton beach during a hot week in January.