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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

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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

School Bus at Coopers Creek, Oxford

1926 Model T Bus at Coopers Creek near Rangiora. The lady, my late mother and her two brothers. No windows, doors or window tarpaulins, so a curtain needs to be rolled down if it rains, also one for...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

The Nimrod leaving Lyttelton for the Antarctic

My father, Felix Rooney, and grandfather both sailed with Shackleton on the Nimrod. My grandfather, Felix's stepfather Hugh McGowan, was the 3d Engineer; Felix was a fireman. Highly commended entry...

Date 1908-01-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

View of the Koonya departing for New Zealand

The Koonya was supplied to Shackleton's Antarctic expedition by the Union Steamship Company to tow the Nimrod as far as possible in order to preserve the latter's coal supplies.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Felix Rooney arriving in Christchurch by plane

My father Felix Rooney arrives in the South Island by plane from the North Island. He may have been to the Antarctic, Gallipoli and the Western Front, but this was his first plane ride.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Mr S M Marker of Belfast, refuelling his Fox Moth at Blenheim airfield, 1961

Dad refueling his privately owned plane before take-off on a trip to the North Island, at Blenheim Airfield, Highly commended:in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Report of trip to North Island

Newspaper photo and report of Mr & Mrs Marker and friends' trip to the North Island.
Highly commended in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Date 1961-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt