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Holt Family Swimming Pool, 48 Horotane Valley

Showing swimming pool and greenhouse built by Neville Holt. The green house was built, then the building permit was applied for retrospectively. Neville Attwood Holt was one of the original founders...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Postcard of the Bridge of Remembrance

Postcard of the Bridge of Remembrance. Coloured postcard from photograph album.

Format Postcard
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

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 and we were always outside. I remember the fish in the estuary. I remember the...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Terry outside her clothing boutique, Deja Vu.

My elegant friend, Terry, at the entrance to her upmarket op shop/boutique, 'Deja Vu' in Leinster House, Merivale.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Holiday House at Kairaki Beach

My grandmother and her friends having fun at their holiday house at Kairaki Beach. Five photos from a photograph album. My grandmother Eva Grace Dutch who married Charles Edwin Featherstone. The main...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Fireman, Leonard Corner

My grandfather, Leonard Corner is the Fireman on the right. This photo was taken outside the Central Christchurch Fire Station. Leonard later went on to being the Fire Commander of Christchurch until...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

The Endurance of Laundry

The Gothic Church in Sydenham (corner of Colombo & Brougham Streets) sustained damage during the February earthquake, and was demolished without permission from the Trust. An amusing installation of...

Date 2011
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Bus lounge

The futuristic bus lounge of the old central bus exchange, now demolished after the quakes.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

John and Hannah Mosley, and family

At about 1885 John & Hannah Mosley left County Durham to make a new life in NZ with their two boys, William and Lancelot. They had a very rough 5 month[week?] journey. Most of it the women & children...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Excelsior Piano Accordion Band

Excelsior Piano Accordion Band. Bought at a market years aged. Could be connected to the Excelsior Tavern? All in a great mood except the lady in black.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Car leaving David Crozier's

Service Car leaving David Crozier's, a well known motor dealership at 49-59 Worcester St. Now the site of the art gallery.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Holiday House at Kairaki Beach

My grandmother and her friends having fun at their holiday house at Kairaki Beach. Five photos from a photograph album.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

'Aulsebrook''s parade to celebrate the end of the War'

'Picture is of the Aulsebrook''s parade to celebrate the end of the First World War.'

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Looking North along Colombo Street, 1957

Looking north along Colombo Street taken from the Anglican Cathedral tower balcony. Highly Commended entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Norm and Laurie Churchill, 1910s

Norm and Laurie Churchill, 1910s. Date very approximate. My great grandfather and his brother - Norm and Laurie Churchill.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Swimming in Corsair Bay, 1915

Swimming in Corsair Bay around 1915 with Diamond Harbour in the background. The Lyttelton Museum advise that the fences were installed to protect swimmers, particularly ladies and children, from shark...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Going to the beach

Going to the beach - 1915. A bit blurry but a classic photo with the Model T Ford, the baby on the mother's lap and the children in the back with buckets, spade and a model yacht.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt