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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

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.

Format Photograph
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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...

Format Photograph
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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

School Bus at Coopers Creek, Oxford

1926 Model T Bus at Coopers Creek near Rangiora. The lady, my late mother and her two brothers. No windows, doors or window tarpaulins, so a curtain needs to be rolled down if it rains, also one for...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

The Nimrod leaving Lyttelton for the Antarctic

My father, Felix Rooney, and grandfather both sailed with Shackleton on the Nimrod. My grandfather, Felix's stepfather Hugh McGowan, was the 3d Engineer; Felix was a fireman. Highly commended entry...

Date 1908-01-01
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Crew of the Nimrod waving goodbye to the Koonya

The Koonya was supplied by the Union Steamship Company to tow the Nimrod as far as it could in order to preserve the latter's coal supplies. Half of the cost of this was met by the N. Z. Government...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

View of the Koonya departing for New Zealand

The Koonya was supplied to Shackleton's Antarctic expedition by the Union Steamship Company to tow the Nimrod as far as possible in order to preserve the latter's coal supplies.

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Collection 2015 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 193X
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt