Bernie Robinson (left) and Johnnie Plimmer with Stan's jalopy. Janet Begg is the passenger in the front seat. A snap of the freedom of being young Methodist teenagers.
5 photos of my parents with my Aunt and Uncle and their friends skating at Lake Ida July 1950.
Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.
On reverse of photo: " Lewis Pass - trip from ChCh to Westport then to Granity. Wife, Dawn, saved all her pennies for this Buick, about 1952. Jack said he got trapped in the snow and fog. 1926 Buick."
View looking south off Quail Island at low tide showing the bones of a shipwrecked boat. Teddington/Church Bay just visible in the background. Quail Island was a favourite spot for excursions.
Don't know much as bought in market. Still 5 digits in phone number on [framer's] label on back.┬á
Original South Brighton house built by the late Mr Skudder. Sadly did not survive the earthquakes. House on right built by his brother and is still standing.
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.
One of the first post-earthquake graffiti, posted on a still standing wall on Manchester Street. It was a comment on the anxiety we were all feeling with the numerous aftershocks....
Beadweld, an engineering firm in Welles Street. The grey-haired man in photo is the owner. Possibly one of the first companies that were using electric welding.
Bridge of Remembrance morning traffic in 1927 after morning showers.
On back of photo: "New Post Office at NB 1927 by H Langley"
Mr L. W. Hudson's chemist shop in 1927 before moving into his new and large chemist [shop].
Mr L. W. Hudson's new and large chemist shop in 1927.
112 Avonside Drive. Art room children and childcare worker creating art on a rainy day. Children listening carefully to the childcare worker.
A rare sight in 2005. Cruise ships in Akaroa became commonplace after the 2010/2011 earthquakes when Akaroa replaced Lyttelton as a destination port.
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...
Photograph of an original SARGOOD, SON & EWEN 1886 calendar.
St Albans Community Centre, formerly St Albans Public Library, 1047 Colombo Street. This building suffered earthquake damage and was later demolished.
1976 Telethon - Civic Theatre - TV2 / South Pacific TV. St John Telethon. Venue for many television programmes such as "A week of it", "Opportunity knocks", "Touch of Country".
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...
This plaque is on the Colombo Street side of Victoria Square [origianlly called Market Square] between the red phone box and a post box.. The Chisnall and Wood families farmed the Sandhill Run that...
Showing swimming pool built by Neville Holt. Neville Attwood Holt was one of the original founders of Burnside Engineering in Dunedin; (the firm later became Fulton & Hogan after 2 of the partners...