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...
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...
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.
Aunties family at Lake Ida for an ice-skating get together.
Out for a stroll - Malvern Hills?
Alan and Dot at Cust
Building a house in Avondale in 1969 - 1970 for Reg Muirson's building company
Mr de Vries working for building company T. C. Hewitson on a house site in Spreydon.
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.
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,
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.
On the 13 July 1945 there was a howling North West gale and the next morning the City of Christchurch and the Canterbury
Members of the City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band competing at a "C" grade contest in Timaru /5th/6th March 1955. There are no ladies pipe bands left in New Zealand now.
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. ┬áThey were...
Band members dressed in their fine ball gowns at the City of Christchurch pipe band ball held in the Mayfair Lounge above the Mayfair Theatre in August 1951.
Cover image for booklet for the City of Christchurch Ladies Highland Pipe Band sponsored march hopefully to Ashburton. ┬á They got as far as Norwood and the blisters would not let them go any further...
The wedding party approaches the horse-drawn carriage after their wedding in St Mary's Church, Papanui Road.
7 seater 1908 Wolseley
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...
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.