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Looking North along Colombo Street, 1957

Looking north along Colombo Street taken from the Anglican Cathedral tower balcony. Highly Commended entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Family barbecue

Family barbecue at my brother's house. Beach towels on the line. Para pool with polystyrene float board. Lots of tanned bodies. Old style folding chairs. Deck chairs with canvas covering, fringed top...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Summer day at Pines Beach

Typical Christchurch summer day at Pines Beach. Blue sky, scattered cloud, easterly coming off the sea. My brothers and sisters and their families making castles in the sand. Who is having more fun -...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Family birthday

Family tea for my mother's birthday. My mother (in blue) and my father (in polo shirt and walk shorts, aunts and uncles. Typical family "do" from the 70s - neatly permed hair, lots of creamed goodies...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Family barbecue

The old problem of getting the charcoal barbecue going. More smoke than heat to start with ! My brother and brother-in-law trying to get some heat out of the BBQ. My nephew in the sandpit. Tomatoes on...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

208 Worcester Street

This boarding house stood on the Worcester St/Barbadoes St corner. Driving past I noticed an elderly man sitting on the veranda in the sun. He sat like a statue while I took his photo. I even got in...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

208 Worcester St.- Milk bottles and payment, 1980s

This boarding house stood on the Worcester St/Barbadoes St corner. Driving past I noticed an elderly man sitting on the veranda in the sun. He sat like a statue while I took his photo. I even got in...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Kaiapoi Woollen Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Former Kaiapoi Woollen Manufacturing Co.Ltd building (now demolished) situated on eastside of Manchester Street between Allen Street and Eaton Street Christchurch. As photographed by me on 4 Nov 1979...

Date 1979-11
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Charlotte on a motorbike

This is my grandmother Charlotte Rita Dalrymple on my granfather's bike. She is approx 18 in this photo, taken here in Christchurch. She was a wonderful fun hard working person who enjoyed life. She...

Date 1923 (year approximate)
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Totara tree

I joined a walking group 29 October 1995 for a walk on the Great Peninsula. This decayed Totare tree was taken on a walk from the Hill Top on Banks Peninsula to Little River. There were great views...

Date 1995-10-29
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Building a house in Avondale

Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company

Date 1969 to 1979
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Preparing joinery for the Self Help store in New Brighton

'Tony de Vries putting timber through the thicknesser for shelving in the Self-Help shop in New Brighton in T. C Hewitson''s builders yard, Duke Street, Christchurch.'

Date 1968
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Beadweld Engineering, 20 Welles Street

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.

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Soldering a Vanguard

Work being carried out in a Vanguard motor car at Motor Assemblies who were situated in Tuam Street 1940s - 1965. From back of photo: Soldering or lead-loading joints which would otherwise not be...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

On Sumner Beach

"This is my father and mother on Sumner Beach just before dad went for about (I think over) four years to the Second World War. They married just before he went." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt