For many, the beachfront suburb of New Brighton holds memories of having the only shopping centre in Christchurch that was open on a Saturday. With its iconic pier and hot water pool facility, the...
Swimmers participating in the North Beach Swimming Carnival at New Brighton. Frame two features Cathy Whiting, nearest camera, and Lyn Rowe.
Scenes of Christmas shoppers in New Brighton.
Scenes of Christmas shoppers inside the Woolworths store in New Brighton.
Views of New Brighton shops.
Views of crowds at the New Brighton Carnival waiting to see Mr New Zealand.
Views of the Mr Hairy Legs contest at New Brighton. Pictured in frame 2 are Bill Woodhouse and Jim Lowes.
Views of Lynda Bowick at New Brighton beach.
Views of New Brighton carnival.
Exterior of the hydroslides at QEII Park during the final stages of construction.
Interior of MMM Meats, New Brighton.
Neville Barry singing to children at New Brighton crèche to celebrate its first anniversary.
Striking butchery workers protest outside of Cleavers butchers in New Brighton. Pictured as part of the protest is secretary of the Canterbury Shop Employees Union Mr B. Alderdice (centre) and a union...
Miles Ruddenklau (left) of the New Brighton Jaycees with Chief Superintendent of the Christchurch Fire Board F. Hardy with a resuscitator unit. The unit was presented to the Christchurch Fire Board by...
New Brighton firefighters outside the New Brighton Fire Station.
Rhys Kempen atop rubbish bin as the tide washes in near the base of the clock tower in New Brighton.
Members of the organising committee for the Polynesian Festival performing a haka on the track at QEII Park, the chosen venue for the Festival. Members pictured are, from left, Mike Waretini, Dr Peter...
This picture was taken during the Surf Comps in the 1970s. The location is the North Ramp car park in New Brighton.
Crowds of shoppers on Christmas Eve along the main street Brighton Mall in New Brighton. Farmers, Arbuckle's and Dowsons Shoe store are along the street.
View of the Brighton Mall sign lit up at night looking down the central pedestrianised street. The sign for Woolworths is on the right.
Michael Norris, age 4, learning to drive an excavator digger at Drive World at QEII Park.
Mr C. D. Dunlap (left), American technical adviser to Parvoc and Mr J. Tuwhara inspecting the track at QEII Park stadium ahead of resurfacing works on the all-weather track.
Tony Smoor with beach equipment for hire at New Brighton.
New Brighton scouts and helpers cleaning the beach in Operation Clean-up.