Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer and political activist speaking with his close friend Father Fredrick McGuire.
Rex Crawford with a model aircraft display at DIC building. Cashel and High streets can be seen beyond through the window.
Close-ups of an electrical switch range from the PDL Group created for the export market, largely South East Asia, including shaver sockets and switch accessories.
Garden gnome fishing and a seal playing in fountains outside the James Hight Library at the University of Canterbury, added by students during capping week activities.
Queenspark Primary School pupils playing in a classroom on the first day of the new school opening in Parklands. Pictured are, from left, Kyla Hibson, Shilo Hathaway, Bruce Dobson and Stephen Vincent.
A crowd of students from Rangiora Borough School on their playground during the presentation of a shield.
George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.
Joan Brake, telephonist for the University of Canterbury administration and registry.
Heather Mardon, June Talor and Phyllis Blackburn with a sewing machine at one of the YWCA hobby classes.
Cranes and reconstruction of No. 2 stand at Lancaster Park including the installation of new roofing.
Exterior of a newly built concrete "flying saucer" home at West Melton.
Truck with Hume concrete pipes on the site of a new factory in Alexandra.
Bill Crossen, with son, Simon, and a stack of firewood outside his home.
Motorists getting help on snow covered Dyers Pass Road leaving Governors Bay heading towards Sign of the Kiwi.
Snow covering Dyers Pass Road and the car park at the Sign of the Kiwi. Two men push a plumbers van up the hill.
Nicola Dixon, Frederick Heagney, Gary Paterson and Paul Dixon in leaves at Hagley Park.
Waimairi County Council workmen removing the old bridge across the Wairarapa Stream in Poynder Avenue, Strowan.
Lynette Wilton (Left), Carolyn O'Kell (centre) and Pauline Ferris (right) with fruit and juice samples at the Bay of Islands Fruit Juice stall at Haywrights, Gloucester Street. Taken during a week to...
Graduands of the University of Canterbury make their way down Worcester street from the site of the old university buildings.
Scene of customers rushing through the entrance of A. J. Whites on the corner of Tuam Street and High Street at the start of their annual sale.
Oxford Chambers on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Colombo Street.
Aerial view of Christchurch city looking west from Richmond following the Avon River.
Qantas news photograph of the year display at Ballantynes. Pictured is Andrea Fear aged 2.