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George Thomas Hawker from New Brighton, known as 'The Father of New Brighton'

"My great-grandfather lived much of his life in New Brighton and had a major hand in the area's advancement. He died in 1924 after being struck by a car... There is a plaque with his name on it...

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Hut near Cora Lynn and the Waimakariri River, near Bealey

William (Bill) Penman (right) and friends outside an old hut near Cora Lynn and the Waimakariri River, near Bealey.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Mavis Suckling and Cyril

"Initially, I thought this photo was of my grandad Cyril with his sister Mavis. Of course, I only remember him as an old man (actually a grumpy old man). So when I first saw this photo and thought he...

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Horace and Eunice Waterman, Oxford, Canterbury

Horace Waterman (left) and Eunice Waterman travelling in a cart pulled by a horse going through a stream at Oxford, Canterbury.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Gordon Ogilvie on the Port Hills

Canterbury Author and Historian Gordon Ogilvie as a young boy on the Port Hills. His published books record the history of the Port Hills and Banks Peninsula.

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Wigram Maintenance Team

"My father Henry Arnold Everard Stark (known as Jim) is holding the sign in the photo. He was a Leading Aircraftsman and served from October 1941 till Jan 1946." - Contributor's note

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Marching between Wigram Air Force base and Harewood

"My father often regaled us of tales of the many marches between Wigram Air Force base and Harewood. One of these marches took place on the 13th July 1945 the day before the big snow. He is third in...

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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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Wigram Workshop Maintenance Wing group

"My mother, Florence Ellen Jarman was in the Air Force based at Wigram, Christchurch. The photo shows her Workshop Maintenance Wing group. She is in the back row, the third from the right." -...

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Stark Jarman wedding

"After meeting...in the Air Force, based at Wigram... in WWII, my parents, Henry Arnold Everard Stark and Florence Ellen Jarman, married at...St Andrew's Church (formerly by the ChCh Public Hospital)...

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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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Picking apricots in the Horotane Valley

Gordon Ogilvie (Canterbury Author and Historian) picking apricots with his sister's Helen and Ruth on his parents Max and Margaret's orchard in Horotane Valley.

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Camping at Motukarara

View of a family camping at Motukarara near Lake Ellesmere in Canterbury.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Elephant float preparing for the Hay's Christmas Parade

A large elephant float on wheels being pushed by a group of children in Hagley Park in preparation for the Hay's Christmas Parade. Behind it is a giraffe float also heading towards the parade.

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Train float for the Hay's Christmas Parade

A train float with a santa sleigh and reindeer float being admired by families in Hagley Park ahead of the Hay's Christmas Parade through the central city.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Kathleen and Amanda at Sumner Beach

"Kathleen Henderson and daughter Amanda enjoying Sumner Beach. At this time they were living in Fiji. This photo would have been taken on a rare trip home to Christchurch, probably during the...

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A joy-ride on Lake Ida

A vintage car taking a sled of children for a joy-ride across the frozen Lake Ida. Groups of people are ice skating in the background.

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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