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Family and pickers with boxes of apricots

Max Ogilvie aboard his veteran Caterpillar tractor as family and pickers pose alongside the last load of apricots to be sledged to the packing shed in the Horotane valley, in the Heathcote Valley. In...

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Rafting on the Avon River

"A rafting competition on the Avon with home-built rafts. Probably in Dallington area near Locksley Ave looking towards Horseshoe Lake Road?" - Contributor's note

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Portrait of Sarah Thomas

"Sarah Thomas (nee Millward) Born England 1834, died 1904. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859. Sarah must have walked the Bridle Path in those...

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Portrait of Charles Thomas

"Charles Thomas. Born England 1832, died suddenly at work in 1889. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859." - Contributor's note

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Horse and cart

A man and a woman sat on a cart attached up to a horse on a farm. "Mode of transport because of petrol restrictions." - Contributor's note

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Margaret Cunneen at Mount Magdala

Margaret Cunneen aged 8 years on the grounds of Mount Magdala on Halswell Road, ran by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. The self-contained community was part of an international movement to support...

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Wedding of Agnes Sarah Muir and Percy Vernon Bailey

"My grandparents wedding in 1910. The bride was Agnes Sarah Muir and the groom was Percy Vernon Bailey. The best man was Frank Kemp and the bridesmaid was Lilly Muir. The wedding was at St Peter's...

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Cressbrook in Springston

"Three of Agnes [Bailey] and Percy [Bailey] 5 children...on the front lawn of their home at "Cressbrook" Springston. The residents...erected gates at the Springston Domain in appreciation of Percy's...

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Lincoln Ploughing Match, third prize

"My uncle Orton Bailey, 14 years old, driving. He won 3rd prize at the Lincoln ploughing match" - Contributor's note

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Edna Jackson with her teacher Miss Eleanor Isherwood outside Purau school house

Edna Jackson, school girl, here with her teacher Miss Eleanor Isherwood, outside the school house at Purau. Miss Isherwood taught at Purau from 1903 -1923. "A teacher decades ahead of her time." -...

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Official opening of the Bealey Bridge in Canterbury

View of cars travelling along the Bealey Bridge, which crosses the Waimakariri River, during its official opening. "William (Bill) Penman worked on this bridge as a blacksmith and took this photo." -...

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Christchurch Pipe Band Contest

Members of the Scottish Society Pipe Band at the Christchurch Pipe Band Contest. The Piper in middle is William (Bill) Penman.

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Scottish Society Pipe Band, winners of the B Grade Championship

Left to Right from back: P. Bruce, R. Cummings, W. Paterson, A. Eyles, W. Armstrong. Middle row: A. McLachlan (Pipe Major), A. McMillan, R. Syme, M. Smith, R. Murie (Drum Major). Front row: W. Penman...

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Horse drawn drainage installation

James Mayo Jnr and James Mayo Snr running new drainage along a residental street, possibly taken from Cashel Street in the East of the city towards the Port Hills, in early 1940 using horse pulled...

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Day at the Beach, New Brighton

A family stood on New Brighton Beach with the New Brighton War Memorial behind them. "Day at the Beach. My family at New Brighton Beach in the 1950's" - Contributor's note

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In training at Burnham Military Camp

Group photograph of soilders during their training at Burnham Military Camp. Frank Tobbell is on the top row, left side.

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A day trip on a steam train to Arthurs Pass

A group of children in a steam train during a day trip to Arthurs Pass. From left at back - John Marker, Shirley Marker. From left at front - Eileen Marker, Tony Marker, Flora Marker.
Highly commended...

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Garden at Grange Street Opawa

My parents bought their first home in Grange Street, Opawa in 1953. They were great gardeners. The patch of potatoes (above my mother's back) was grown prior to the planting of a lawn. Fence palings...

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2nd prize at the Christchurch Show

Harry Smith sat with his horse and cart at the Christchurch Show where he won second prize. Harry Smith did deliveries with his horse and cart from town to Sign of the Bellbird and Harry Ell farm.

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Josie getting ready for a bike ride

Josie Barsby (nee gates) ready for a cycle trip. Taken outside the Women's Immigration Hostel on Hansons Lane, Upper Riccarton.

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Lichfield Shirt Company

"My mother's first job at Lichfield Shirt Co, Staff photo 1938-1939. Tuam Street." - Contributor's note

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