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My Grandmother waving goodbye

My Grandmother at top of steps waving as she goes on her first ever flight to Australia. Christchurch Airport, Christmas 1964.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

On the slide at the Tower Street Playground, Hornby

You certainly don't get playgrounds like this today: what wonderful fun playgrounds we used to enjoy.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

My grandparents out for a country drive

My grandparents out for a country drive. A picture was taken to show-case my grandmother's new fox fur. The event ended with a picnic and a slow drive home.

Date unspecified year in 1930
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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

Mavis & Joe O'Connell leaving on their honeymoon

'Mavis and Joe O'Connell leaving on their honeymoon after getting married in Christchurch on 18 January 1947.'

Date 1947-01-18
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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

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

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

At Lake Ida for an ice-skating get together

Aunties family at Lake Ida for an ice-skating get together.

Date 1955 (year approximate)
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Ladies Highland Pipe Band World Record March, 1958

'Cover image for booklet for the City of Christchurch Ladies'' Highland Pipe Band sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton.   They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Globemaster II at Harewood Airport

The United States Air Force Globemaster II aeroplane arrives at Harewood Airport. Nicknamed "Old Shakey" the heavy-lift cargo aircraft was used to assist supply operations to Operation Deep Freeze...

Date unspecified year in 1950
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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

Hunting on the Denniston/Stockton Area

This depicts a culture of hunting in the rugged out-back mountains of the NZ West Coast in the Denniston-Stockton Plateau area. It was/is an acceptable culture to hunt wild food to feed the family. My...

Date unspecified year in 1940
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Wilson Brothers Bakery van in Manchester Street

This is my grandfather's bread delivery van. It is thought to have been the first bread delivery van in Christchurch. My father (Francis Wilson) is standing in front of the van. The bakery was in...

Date unspecified year in 1920
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt