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2017 Photo Hunt

"Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our way" was the theme for 2017. The judges noted that this year the photos reflected Christchurch’s social history, depicting everything from anti-nuclear...

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Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

2016 Photo Hunt

The 2016 Photo hunt theme was "Hidden histories, our stories unearthed." Both judges, in selecting the winners, reflected on the poignancy that older photos of Christchurch now carry, as Doc Ross...

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Collection Christchurch Photo Hunt

Annual Procesh 1959

"Two Canterbury University students in the annual Procesh - theme of this set of entries was names of films on at the time - May 1959. Probably taken in Worcester Street outside what were Univeristy...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Flower Show

Flower display at the Canterbury Flower Show of a lighthouse and scenery.

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Ronald Moore - speedway racer

Portrait of Ronald Moore, 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

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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

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Dick Campbell - speedway racer

Portrait of Dick Campbell, 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

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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

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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

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

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road. The windmill pumped their water for the whole farm. The house was fitted with all electrical applicances." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road. The windmill pumped their water for the whole farm. The house was fitted with all electrical applicances." - 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

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Christening of Elaine Mary Bailey

"My grandmother Agnes Bailey with baby Elaine Mary [Bailey], in her christening gown, on her knee and Orton Trevor [Bailey] sitting next to her." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lincoln Plowing Match, first prize

"My grandfather Percy Vernon Bailey who won first prize in a ploughing match held at Lincoln." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

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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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

Elaine Mary Bailey, Karitane Nurse

"My mother Elaine Mary Bailey who worked as a Karitane Nurse. She travelled to different parts of New Zealand to look after babies." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

The unemployed queue during the Depression

"The unemployed, distinguishable by their cheap Japanese sandshoes, queue for their meagre dole in Christchurch 1930's Depression." - Contributor's note. Photos are in also in The Sugar Bag years by...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt