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Castle Rock

Castle Rock was especially beautiful when the clouds pushed over the hill into Heathcote Valley. It was a magical place to walk with the children.

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Alex Reid, Iris Garden shed, Tai Tapu

This is a photo of Alex Reid who will be 100 this year and was taken at the Iris Gardens, Tai Tapu, reminiscing about the era of the horse and cart days outside the shed.

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Sunbathers on Akaroa waterfront

Akaroa waterfront, sandy beach. December 1959, during my house party at Hawkin's Bach. 9 happy young people from Christchurch, enjoying the Canterbury summer sun.

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Rhododendrons in Ilam Gardens

When my friend Terry guided me through the magnificent blooms, welcoming me back to Christchurch after 30 years away.

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Le Bons Bay Book Club summer picnic at Lavericks Bay

These photos show the excitement as everyone gets up to look at a passing cruise ship when they were not very common.

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Duvauchelle A & P Show - the day before

The day before the show when all the staging had been set up ready for entries.

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Enjoying Autumn in Hagley Park

We just came to New Zealand at the end of the last year. We found the best place for us to enjoy always is the Hagley park located in Christchurch city. This is a photograph I have taken when my...

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Royal train Queen's Visit 1953

Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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McCormacks Bay

I grew up in McCormacks Bay. It was a great place for children, with the estuary, which we swam in, the hills to climb. We were always outside. I remember the fish in the estuary. I remember the...

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Rangiora Temperance Group

This is thought by Rangiora historians to be the Rangiora Temperance Group, outside the Rangiora Guild Hall. The date suggested was 1900, but the first version of the silent film "Robbery Under Arms"...

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Le Bons Bay Book Club summer picnic at Lavericks Bay, 2005

These photos show the excitement as everyone gets up to look at a passing cruise ship when they were not very common.

Date 2005
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Having fun at Kairaki Beach

The two in the middle are my uncle Ian Featherstone and next to him in the stripes, his sister, my mother Rhona (then Featherstone)

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Hudson's Chemist, New Brighton

Mr L. W. Hudson's chemist shop in 1927 before moving into his new and large chemist [shop].

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Sunday Best

On back of photo: Lionel and Frederica in the Ashburton Reserve. You can see the old Post Office and the late Mr John Grigg's statue in the background.

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Maypole Dance

This photo, dated c.1934, shows some district maids of the time lined up for their photo before doing their maypole dance. You can see some of the ribbons coming down from the maypole. The location...

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Phyllis Hartigan, born 1912

Photo of Phyllis in a Boer War uniform. On the back of the photo:" Happy Returns Tom, April 27th 1915, from sister Phyllis."

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Rhonda Jackson

My Nana Rhonda Jackson nee Churchill on her sweet 16th birthday.

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Men, HMS Neptune

My Nana's Uncle Jim (N J Elstob) was among those on the HMS Neptune which was sunk in on December 19 1941. Here are a few of the men.

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