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Taking tea, 1930s

Bryson and Maysel Mirfin, Ikamatua, taking tea with Ruby Stokes, Omihi. Ruby and Maysel were friends from Training College and bridesmaids at each other's weddings. Photo taken by Stanley Stokes.

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Outfitting the studio, New Regent Street

We were in New Regent Street recently, and with the reopening of the shops I remembered this photo. It was taken about 1945-46 in George Weigel Studio 19-21 New Regent Street. These men were working...

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Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad Syd Carter had a barber and tobacconist shop on the corner of Wilsons Road and Gamblins Road in St Martins. He was popular with the teenagers of the day as he was always willing to try...

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Christmas in the backyard

A family Christmas in our back yard in Opawa. I am showing off my new scooter, my sister Jenny has a cane dolls pram and my cousin Wayne has a carpentry set. I can't see what his brother Chris has. My...

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Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad (Syd Carter) working in his barber and tobacconist shop in the early 1960s (I think). St. Martins. He was a great one for a laugh and a good 'yarn' and enjoyed the interaction with his...

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Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

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Family barbecue

Family barbecue at my brother's house. Beach towels on the line. Para pool with polystyrene float board. Lots of tanned bodies. Old style folding chairs. Deck chairs with canvas covering, fringed top...

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Summer day at Pines Beach

Typical Christchurch summer day at Pines Beach. Blue sky, scattered cloud, easterly coming off the sea. My brothers and sisters and their families making castles in the sand. Who is having more fun -...

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Family birthday

Family tea for my mother's birthday. My mother (in blue) and my father (in polo shirt and walk shorts, aunts and uncles. Typical family "do" from the 70s - neatly permed hair, lots of creamed goodies...

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Family barbecue

The old problem of getting the charcoal barbecue going. More smoke than heat to start with ! My brother and brother-in-law trying to get some heat out of the BBQ. My nephew in the sandpit. Tomatoes on...

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208 Worcester Street

This boarding house stood on the Worcester St/Barbadoes St corner. Driving past I noticed an elderly man sitting on the veranda in the sun. He sat like a statue while I took his photo. I even got in...

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208 Worcester St.- Milk bottles and payment, 1980s

This boarding house stood on the Worcester St/Barbadoes St corner. Driving past I noticed an elderly man sitting on the veranda in the sun. He sat like a statue while I took his photo. I even got in...

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Family during Second World War in Christchurch

My grandparents, my mother and her two brothers, Nana (Daisy) and my mum (Violet) were part of the Womens Auxiliary Corp and my Grandad (Harry) & sons Marshall & Alan were in the RNZAF during WW2...

Date 1942 (year approximate)
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Hornby League Football Team, 1915

Hornby Rugby League Football Team, winners of the Junior Flag Competition 1915. This team was the foundation team of the Hornby Club. The Club was established in 1915 and we will celebrate 100 years...

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Bathing beauties at Corsair Bay

Bathing beauties at Corsair Bay about 1920. Neck to knee bathing costumes and what looks like a shower cap for a bathing cap. Mother and daughter Alice and Venis with two cousins.

Date 1920 (year approximate)
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Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral Square in 1937

Three generations - Alice Todd, Venis Olin & Merle in Cathedral Square in 1937. By the colour of the clothes and they are all wearing gloves it would be a winter photo. Mother and daughter regularly...

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Sunland Bakery Drivers

Staff, Sunland Bakery Drivers. From Left. 3rd James Davies, 5th Ralph Newlove, From right 2nd Horace Harvey. The vans delivered bread to shops and homes. Home owners left a tin out by their letterbox...

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Picnic, Stewart's Gully, 1921

A group of families at a picnic at Stewart's Gully.

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Cycling friends

Jim Crofts (middle) and cycling friends. My father.

Date unspecified year in 1930 (year uncertain)
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The Rawleighs Man

The Rawleighs Man. My auntie's boyfriend.

Date 1935 (year approximate)
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Len & Sally Cross on their wedding day

Len & Sally Cross on their wedding day. My husband's mum and dad.

Date 1945 (year approximate)
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Fin and Arthur in uniform, Cathedral Square

Fin and Arthur in uniform, Cathedral Square. Friends of my father.

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Don Grundy and Betty Shalders

Don Grundy and Betty Shalders at the back door of 48 Milton Street. from the back door of 48 Milton St situated next to the then Sydenham Cemetery gates on Milton Street. Photo shows drive, sexton's...

Date unspecified year in 1920
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