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Car Trouble

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...

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Rugby Spectator

My Uncle, Will Buckett. He loved going to rugby matches. At Lancaster Park?

Date 1954
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Hang gliding on the Port Hills

Unknown group hang-gliding on Port Hills. We were passing by and saw them. It was a relatively new sight in Christchurch in 1976.

Date 1976
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Wartime in the city

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.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Netball at Hagley Courts

Typical scene at high school netball competition at Hagley courts. The team in the foreground is from Marian College.

Date 1988
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Hospital corner, winter morning 1960s

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.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

North East Christchurch Energy Group Protest

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...

Date 1979
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Majestic Dance Band

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...

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

D C 3 at Harewood Airport

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...

Date 1954
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Christmas Dinner, 1962

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...

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Mark Hibberd & 4lb Trout

Mark Hibberd, big catch Rainbow Trout. Waimakariri River, Belfast, Christchurch.

Date 1978
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Anderson's Engineering Machine Hall

Apprenticeship, Fitting and Turning - Heavy Machine Shop - Butter Churns, Kauri body large, heavy hydro dam equipment and general engineering [in] Woolston

Date 1952
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

North Beach home guard

Left to right: Malcolm Hubert, Gerald Williamson, Ron Bertenshaw, John Hawkins, Joe [unknown], Gordon Roberts. Photo taken somewhere in North Beach.

Date 1943 to 1944
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

23A Tuirau Place, Ilam

Property constructed for Miss Margaret (Reta) Kernaghan by M L Paynter.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Waka launch, Waitangi day, Okains Bay

"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...

Date 1977-02-06
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

First flight

Alan Tunnicliffe's first flight. Arrival at Christchurch Airport December 1965 from Invercargill by N.A.C. DC-3 aircraft.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Party Time

Ron Goss, Marjorie Goss, Thelma Goss, Shirley Goss (21st birthday), George Goss.

Date 1952-09-02
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Strumming on the roof

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.

Date 1971-04-08
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt