Taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queeen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of...
Taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of...
The wedding party approaches the horse-drawn carriage after their wedding in St Mary's Church, Papanui Road.
7 seater 1908 Wolseley
1940s view of the Avonside Drive area. Torlesse Street newly built; Porrit Park top left (in loop of river) with Wainoni Road running behind it. We (mother, pram and three children) used to walk up...
Kaye Neely from Miramar Wellington, departing at Christchurch Airport with an NAC air hostess. Kaye had come down for a holiday with her older cousins.
Looking down Seaview Road, New Brighton
Looking east down Seaview Road.
Building a house in Avondale in 1969 - 1970 for Reg Muirson's building company
Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company.
Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company
Windmill near the River Zaan in the northern Netherlands taken just Before emigrating to New Zealand.
House in Yaldhurst that Tony de Vries worked on for the Christchurch builder Reg Muirson Ltd.
'Tony de Vries putting timber through the thicknesser for shelving in the Self-Help shop in New Brighton in T. C Hewitson''s builders yard, Duke Street, Christchurch.'
Mr de Vries working for building company T. C. Hewitson on a house site in Spreydon.
Group photo outside the Mairehau hall. Mairehau was a new suburb named in 1916 and was a rapidly growing area by the First World War.
The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets looking south east. Taken by Charles John Beken, who built in 1909 and lived in the house at right with tiled roof & a two-storeyed workshop to the left that...
Avonside High School Old Girls Tramping Club at the Sign of the Kiwi. (Mary Walter third from left.) From the number of photos they were a very active group - Port Hills, Akaroa,
Albert Charles Beken with his second wife Olive (nee Meek) and his son Albert Henry off for an outing with the motor bike and sidecar.
On the 13 July 1945 there was a howling North West gale and the next morning the City of Christchurch and the Canterbury
On the 13 July 1945 there was a howling North West gale and the next morning the City of Christchurch woke up to three feet of snow. Schools were closed for a week and the power was cut off, bur a lot...
Members of the City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band competing at a "C" grade contest in Timaru /5th/6th March 1955. There are no ladies pipe bands left in New Zealand now.
Members of The City of Christchurch Ladies' Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton. They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any further. They were...