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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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Dorothy and Gertrude outside ChristChurch Cathedral

"This photo is of Dorothy Noldus (nee Merriman) and Gertrude Merriman (nee Wood) her stepmother, outside the Christchurch Cathedral in 1949." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Susan and Dad boating on the Avon

View along the Avon River in Hagley Park of an Antigua Boatsheds rented boat with Susan and her dad rowing.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Bridesmaid and Page Boy outside ChristChurch Cathedral

"A friend's wedding in the Anglican ChristChurch Cathedral after the first large earthquake. Before the devastating one. Louise Lockie bridesmaid. Louise's son Hamish Brookes-Lockie pageboy." -...

Date 2010-10-10
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Pipers at the New Zealand International Exhibition

"My grandfather William Duncan was a piper in the Waimate Pipe Band and I believe he is one of the pipers... There were three pipe bands (Dunedin, Ashburton and Waimate) at the Exhibition and they...

Date 1906 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

David Caygill addressing the Truxton protest in the Square

To the left of the photo are the Fallout Follies - an anti-nuclear street theatre group, part of the Black Dragon Clowns. They had just finished performing. From left Marian Lyftogt (now Joy Harland)...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Puppeteers on stage

The Merrie-Midgets were a puppet show hand-crafted, built and performed by the Comfort family of Christchurch.The Merrie-Midgets' puppeteers, from left, Ivan Comfort, Dulcie Comfort and Alison Comfort...

Date unspecified year in 1960
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Craig Jones (Spike) - speedway racer

"Portrait of Craig Jones (Spike), speedway racer. ""My mother and myself biked from Beckenham to Rowen Ave, Aranui, each Saturday night, I was a real fan of the speedway."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Norm Parker - speedway racer

"Portrait of Norm Parker, speedway racer. ""My mother and myself biked from Beckenham to Rowen Ave, Aranui, each Saturday night, I was a real fan of the speedway."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt