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Welcome, Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

“Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Pōwhiri, Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Viewing planes from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Planes from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Crowds with planes from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Families viewing planes from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Children viewing planes from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

British European Airways Vickers Viscount 701

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Tail of British European Airways Vickers Viscount 701

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Service checks following the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Plane from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Service vehicles from the Last Great Air Race: London to Christchurch

"Photo taken by Pete Basire at Christchurch airport October 1953. My late father, Peter Basire, a keen plane enthusiast and photographer came to Christchurch from Wellington for the arrival of the...

Date 1953-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Caronia berthing at Lyttelton

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection. The ship Caronia berthing at Lyttelton. It berthed at 7.00am. This photo shows the tug alongside. It departed again at 2...

Date 1954-02-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Moonlight Bay

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection. He took the photo for a competition. Peter wrote : the Moonlight Bay. Place Sumner Christchurch. Yacht and boats, sunlight...

Date 1954-02-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Iceskater jumping

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection of Lake Lyndon or Lake Ida. An unique action photo taken of skater jumping over 2 other skaters crouched on the ice." -...

Date 1954 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Lake Ida in winter

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection of Lake Lyndon or Lake Ida. This photo shows a number of buses, so maybe Lake Ida as buses ran from Christchurch to Lake Ida...

Date 1954 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Caronia berthing at Lyttelton

Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection. The ship Caronia berthing at Lyttelton and people of Christchurch greeting the ship.

Date 1954-02-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Caronia berthing at Lyttelton

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection. The ship Caronia berthing at Lyttelton, sightseeing bus ready to take passengers." - Contributor's note

Date 1954-02-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Royal visit to Christchurch

"Photo taken by my father Peter Basire (a photographer) from his collection of the royal visit. Showing the royal couple waving to the people of Christchurch on the balcony of the Clarendon Hotel...

Date unspecified day in 1954-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt