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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

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,

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Report on Mr and Mrs Marker's flying trip

Newspaper report on Mr & Mrs Marker's flying trip to the North Island.

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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

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

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

Holidays in the caravan

Winning entry for a collection in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt .

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Crew of the Nimrod waving goodbye to the Koonya

The Koonya was supplied by the Union Steamship Company to tow the Nimrod as far as it could in order to preserve the latter's coal supplies. Half of the cost of this was met by the N. Z. Government...

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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.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Doris Goulding from Hornby with her two children and three nieces outside the Regent Café in Cathedral Square

From left: Maureen Goulding and Helen Fawdray; Kathleen Goulding and Patricia & Janet Finnie. These photos are of my mother Doris Goulding, my older sister Maureen and my three cousins Helen, Patricia...

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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.

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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.

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Changing the tyre

Changing a flat tyre on the way to Hanmer Springs on holiday with our grandmother Lillian Marker [on right] and a friend.

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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...

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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