"My sister and me at a Christmas Party in Greymouth." - Contributor's note
My father (Gus Watts) and Ralph, fixing our troublesome car. I think it was a Model A Ford (or Model T) I can't remember. This is Middlepark Road, Upper Riccarton, outside number 12. The empty section...
My Uncle, Will Buckett. He loved going to rugby matches. At Lancaster Park?
Unknown group hang-gliding on Port Hills. We were passing by and saw them. It was a relatively new sight in Christchurch in 1976.
1st Battalion Canterbury Regiment by Cranmer Square, Christchurch. Universal Bren gun carriers and motor cycle dispatch riders. The carrier driver 2nd from the left is R.G. Skipworth.
Typical scene at high school netball competition at Hagley courts. The team in the foreground is from Marian College.
This scene was photographed by my father and features a PA Vauxhall Velox with bicycle protruding from the boot. Hospital corner is at the intersection of Hagley & Riccarton Avenues and Tuam Street.
In '79 the National Government introduced a 60 percent increase in the price of bulk electricity. As a result household power bills doubled. Outside a national electricity/energy conference at the...
The St Bedes College building as it was in 1950.
Jimmy Olin (Leader on saxophone), Lottie Duckworth (pianist), Neill Bamford (drummer), Tom French (double bass) at the Mayfair Lounge, Worcester Street. This venue had the only white grand piano in...
Staff from No. 4 Hanger. Name of aircraft: (D.C. 3). This plane was built 20 March 1945 as a freighter for the RNZAF for use as a paratrooper. The aircraft went to the National Airways Corporation 29...
Four generations at a humble Christmas dinner. Grandma Todd, Peter, Mother Venis Olin, Sam, daughter Merle and son, Tony. There is a bottle of wine at the top of the table otherwise there is six...
Mark Hibberd, big catch Rainbow Trout. Waimakariri River, Belfast, Christchurch.
Apprenticeship, Fitting and Turning - Heavy Machine Shop - Butter Churns, Kauri body large, heavy hydro dam equipment and general engineering [in] Woolston
Left to right: Malcolm Hubert, Gerald Williamson, Ron Bertenshaw, John Hawkins, Joe [unknown], Gordon Roberts. Photo taken somewhere in North Beach.
Property constructed for Miss Margaret (Reta) Kernaghan by M L Paynter.
"As far as I know this Waitangi Day was the opening of the Thacker Museum at Okain’s Bay, and this was the first public Waitangi Day celebration to be held there. The tide was out, so there wasn’t...
My Mother and Grandmother on their way to shop in High Street, late 1950s. Note old Bank of NZ building, Jowett Bradford Van.
Alan Tunnicliffe's first flight. Arrival at Christchurch Airport December 1965 from Invercargill by N.A.C. DC-3 aircraft.
Parade of the Women's Royal Army Corps at Burnham Camp.
Ron Goss, Marjorie Goss, Thelma Goss, Shirley Goss (21st birthday), George Goss.
Susan Piper, wearing a shawl and hat, playing guitar on a rooftop in New Regent Street. "Roof tops of New Regent Street, Christchurch. Susan Quirk is the guitarist." - Contributor's note.