A group of girls from Opawa Baptist Church who are participating in World Vision's 40 hour famine.
The Mayor of Christchurch, A. R. Guthrey, and his wife on a Christmas visit to Mabel Howard Place in Opawa. Frames one and two are of them meeting six year old Sharon Cole who is visiting her...
The Mayor of Christchurch, A. R. Guthrey, and his wife greeting elderly residents during a Christmas visit to Mabel Howard Place in Opawa.
The Mayor of Christchurch, A. R. Guthrey with his wife (right) and Mrs M. Burt, a resident at Mabel Howard Place in Opawa during a Christmas visit.
The Mayor of Christchurch, A. R. Guthrey, and his wife with elderly residents during a Christmas visit to Mabel Howard Place in Opawa.
The Mayor of Christchurch, A. R. Guthrey speaking with elderly residents during a Christmas visit to Mabel Howard Place in Opawa.
Members of the Risingholme Division of St John Ambulance Brigade tending to "victims" of a simulated car accident as a training exercise at Risingholme Community Centre in Opawa.
Gay Le Comte using the indoor ski ramp at the Big Apple ice fair at the Big Apple Ice Rink on Brougham Street.
John Vryenhoek and John Mitchell, developers of Big Apple ice rink on the Brougham Street site during the early stages of construction.
Exterior of Big Apple ice rink under construction on Brougham Street.
Ice skates for hire at Big Apple ice rink shortly ahead of the rink's official opening.
Skaters at the newly opened Big Apple ice rink, the first international sized rink in Christchurch, on Brougham Street in Opawa.
People taking a break from ice skating at the café at Big Apple ice rink shortly after it opened on Brougham Street in Opawa.
Painter, Dave Blyth, with the Swiss mountain mural he is painting on carpet to reduce echoes at the Big Apple ice rink ahead of its opening on Brougham Street in Opawa.
The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.
Warren Chamberlain (left) and James Rich connecting the under ice pipes at Opawa Big Apple Rink.
Exterior of Opawa Post Office at 151 Opawa Road.
Contractors sealing approaches to Ensors Road bridge over the Heathcote in preparation for opening later that day. [Frame 14] Man with broom sweeping road. [Frames 15 to 17] Worker on tractor sealing...
Students on the grounds of the Christchurch Rudolf Steiner School practicing their maypole dance ahead of the school's open day.
Katrina Painter from Avondale of the Jets, Lorna Zach of Redcliffs and (in background) Jeff Peacock of Burnside practising skating, shooting and saving goals for ice hockey at the ice rink at 495...
One of my mothers brothers during the Depression. The family lived at what was the end of Butler Street in Opawa where they rented some land. There was enough room for a few cows which the boys had to...