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Winsor family picnicking at Ashley Gorge

Winsor family picnicking at Ashley Gorge. Highly commended in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Skating In North Hagley Park

The photograph was taken and developed by my father Harry Baldwin, with a Graflex camera with a

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Rugby Spectator

My Uncle, Will Buckett. He loved going to rugby matches. At Lancaster Park?

Date 1954
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Wartime in the city

1st Battalion Canterbury Regiment by Cranmer Square, Christchurch. Universal Bren gun carriers and motor cycle dispatch riders. The carrier driver 2nd from the left is R.G. Skipworth.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Building the 3YA Radio Transmitter at Gebbies Pass, 1933

The Gebbies Pass radio transmitter was one of several erected by the New Zealand Broadcasting Board between 1932 &1936 to extend radio broadcasting coverage in the main centres.

Highly commended...

Date 1933
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Collection 2014 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

Hospital corner, winter morning 1960s

This scene was photographed by my father and features a PA Vauxhall Velox with bicycle protruding from the boot. Hospital corner is at the intersection of Hagley & Riccarton Avenues and Tuam Street.

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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Firemen at Ballantynes Fire 1947

Ballantyne's fire, 1947. The fireman at the left is Robert's father (25 years). Two years out of the navy. Highly commended entry in the. 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Robert...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Waiting for the milkman, 208 Worcester St

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...

Date unspecified year in 1980
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Shag Rock, Sumner Beach, 2009

Shag Rock at Sumner Beach before the earthquakes. Highly commended: Places. 2017 Photo Hunt.

Date 2009-09-26
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Masons preparing stone for the Memorial Church Tai Tapu

Alexander Suttie and stonemasons at Tai Tapu Church. The photo was taken of my great grandfather Alexander Suttie while helping to build the Tai Tapu Church. He was a stonemason and also helped to...

Date unspecified year in 1930
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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

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

Edwardian Family Group

Subjects unknown. Photo reproduced from a glass negative by Glyn Williams. Highly commended

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Camping at Leithfield Beach

Our annual family camp site at Leithfield Beach where we stayed 6 weeks. The Rugby car with rug covering the tyre for sun protection and our new caravan of which we were very proud. Note how we always...

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Collection 2014 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

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