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Windmill near River Zaan in the Netherlands

Windmill near the River Zaan in the northern Netherlands taken just Before emigrating to New Zealand.

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Wapiti Fawn, Fiordland, 1971

The fawn was caught on the run, it was tagged, photographed and released to rejoin its mother. The [Fiordland] Park Board asked hunters to tag any fawns they were able to.

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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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The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets in 1925

The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets looking south east. Taken by Charles John Beken, who built in 1909 and lived in the house at right with tiled roof & a two-storeyed workshop to the left that...

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Heathcote

This book of photos was inherited from family from my mothers side, her grandparents, James and Hannah Wright. They arrived out from the UK in 1840 on the Martha Ridgway.

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Lyttelton

This book of photos was inherited from family from my mothers side, her grandparents, James and Hannah Wright. They arrived out from the UK in 1840 on the Martha Ridgway.

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Sumner, from inside Cave Rock

This book of photos was inherited from family from my mothers side, her grandparents, James and Hannah Wright. They arrived out from the UK in 1840 on the Martha Ridgway.

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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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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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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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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.

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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...

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Postcard from the 1906 New Zealand International Exhibition

Souvenir postcard of the 1906-1907 New Zealand International Exhibition at Christchurch.  Insert shows Warner's Hotel in the square, over "the flag".   Reverse: A Series - Aristophot Co., London.

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Central Christchurch street view

Central Christchurch - a street view from a 2nd floor window at the time of the Royal visit to Christchurch in the 1950s. Photo taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film and printed...

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Floral display in a shop window for the Royal Visit

Taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of...

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