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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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Wren Family by Bridge of Remembrance ca 1944

The boy is my father Gavin Francis Wren, born 1940. He is holding the hand of his mother Eileen Hyacinth Wren & his sister Lorna Scott (Wren). The other man in the photos is Lorna's husband Eric Scott...

Date unspecified year in 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Resource Type Image
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.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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

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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Holidays in the caravan

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

Date unspecified year in 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt