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Floral display in a shop window for the Royal Visit

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...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Looking down Seaview Road, New Brighton

Looking down Seaview Road, New Brighton

Date unspecified year in 1980
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Building a house in Avondale

Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company

Date 1969 to 1979
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Windmill near River Zaan in the Netherlands

Windmill near the River Zaan in the northern Netherlands taken just Before emigrating to New Zealand.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Preparing joinery for the Self Help store in New Brighton

'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.'

Date 1968
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Mairehau Hall

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.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets in 1925

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...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Avonside Old Girls Tramping Club at the Sign of the Kiwi

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,

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Albert Charles Beken & Family on an outing

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.

Date 1920 (year approximate)
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Fun in the Street [Melrose St, 1945 Christchurch Snowstorm]

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...

Date 1945-07-01
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Ladies Highland Pipe Band on a sponsored walk to Ashburton

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...

Date 1958-05-10
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt