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The "violin man" who regularly busked outside the ANZ Bank on Colombo Street.

Winning entry in the People category of the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. Judge’s comments "Well observed and totally relaxed photo of a street scene in the CBD. The people are going...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Royal George Hotel

Four people by car (unknown, unknown Evelyn Sycomore, unknown, unknown). The Royal George Hotel, on Fitzgerald Avenue, is in the background.

Date 1942 (year approximate)
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Group by Lyttelton Harbour

Girls from Papanui Technical High School. They may be the Rangiora Youth Recreational Club. The girls were doing a trip around Banks Peninsula in 1948. Category Winner - Places. 2017 Photo Hunt.

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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Victoria Square by Night

Victoria Square by night, with statue of Queen Victoria. Looking at the Armagh Street frontage of Hay's department store that evolved into Farmers, then was later demolished for an apartment building...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets in 1925

The corner of Rossall and Rhodes Streets looking south east. Taken by Charles John Beken, who built in 1909 and lived in the house at right with tiled roof & a two-storeyed workshop to the left that...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Holidays in the caravan

Winning entry for a collection in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt .

Date unspecified year in 1950
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Going on holiday to Hanmer

A holiday to Hanmer Springs with our grandmother and her friend.

Date unspecified year in 1960
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Changing the tyre

Changing a flat tyre on the way to Hanmer Springs on holiday with our grandmother Lillian Marker [on right] and a friend.

Date unspecified year in 1960
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Doris Goulding from Hornby with her two children and three nieces outside the Regent Café in Cathedral Square

From left: Maureen Goulding and Helen Fawdray; Kathleen Goulding and Patricia & Janet Finnie. These photos are of my mother Doris Goulding, my older sister Maureen and my three cousins Helen, Patricia...

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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

The Winsor family bach, Fleming Street, North Beach

One of the many holiday homes built by W. H. Winsor along the foreshore between New Brighton and Waimairi Beach. The family - 3 daughters and various "hangers on" would catch the tram to New Brighton...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Holt family Home, 48 Horotane Valley.

Showing swimming pool built by Neville Holt. Neville Attwood Holt was one of the original founders of Burnside Engineering in Dunedin; (the firm later became Fulton & Hogan after 2 of the partners...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Waiting for Moira, 1958

Corner of Harewood Road and Restell St by Papanui Railway Station. This shot shows four little brothers ?A_B_C_D? (Anthony, Brian, Chris, Douglas) waiting for their beloved Auntie Moira to arrive by...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Summer Sunday outings at the Waimakariri River

Summer Sunday outing at the Waimakariri River. Bob, ?, Ruby, Venis, Jim with the dinghy on the river. Jim is holding the anchor. About 1932.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Lyttelton 1955

Founder of Oderings nursery on the left, Graham on the right. Date:5.File reference:

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Fast foot forward

My mother going to her wedding on a very wet day at St. John's Anglican Church, Latimer Square. The rain was so hard it obliterated the trees in the background. Both bride and her father were moving...

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Children wearing WWII helmets

Malcolm Hubert, Gerald Williamson, Ron Bertenshaw, John Hawkins, Joe [unknown], and Gordon Roberts wearing WWII helmets in North Beach.

Date 1943 to 1944
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Majestic Dance Band

The Majestic Dance Band, Jimmy Olin (saxophone), Lottie Duckworth (pianist), Neill Bamford (drummer), and Tom French (double bass), at the Mayfair Lounge on Worcester Street.

Date unspecified year in 1950
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt