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U. S. Globemaster at Harewood

The fascination of large aircraft. People out to view the U.S. Globemaster at Harewood in the 1950s. Nicknamed "Old Shakey" the heavy-lift cargo aircraft was used to assist supply operations to...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Centennial Parade Float

Float of the Floral Procession as part of the Canterbury Centennial held in Christchurch, February 1951. No. 37 Flower of Canterbury float by the Geraldine County Council.

Date 1951-02-20
Format Photograph
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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Canterbury Centennial Floral Float

Float of the Floral Procession as part of the Canterbury Centennial held in Christchurch February 1951. No. 35 Mansion House float by the Cheviot County Council.

Date 1951-02-20
Format Photograph
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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Merle, Sam & Bruce

Date unspecified month and day in 1986
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Walking group at Otanerito

"'The polyprop line up.' Ann Marie Tweedy - a leader of walking groups in Christchurch organised the 4 day Banks Peninsula Coastal Walk.... We are pictured here at Otanerito, our last stop before...

Date 1994-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Stoney Beach, North Canterbury

"Isobel and Merle near a buried tree stump, a landscape feature on the Stoney Beach walk, North Canterbury in April 2001. This was part of the Staging Post Walk. Background shows a limestone bluff." -...

Date 2001-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Cathedral Square postcard reverse

Reverse of a postcard wishing Grandma a Merry Christmas from Alice and Lewis.

Date unspecified year in 192X (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Government Tourist Bureau staff at Mt Cook

"A group of Government Tourist Bureau staff and friends visited the Hermitage Mt Cook for a weekend. July 1957. Photo taken in the southern Alps. Obviously dressed for a sightseeing photo - not a ski...

Date 1957-07-26 to 1957-07-28
Format Photograph
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Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Merle

Merle, - Remembering the photographer who was always ready to snap people walking thru the Square. The era when mother made the children's clothes and we dressed up to go to town. Could the look be...

Date unspecified month and day in 1940
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Zig-zag climb on the route to Taylor's Mistake

Leah, a visitor from the North Island was keen to go walking on the hills. I suggested my favourite walk, Whitewash Road to Taylor's Mistake. Commencing at Scarborough we had views of Sumner and the...

Date 1997-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Pulpit Rock

Some of the walking group on the down trip after completing their climb up to the Pulpit Rock. Annette, Margaret, Merle, Margo, Stella, Graeme and Ivan. Akaroa Heads are the background of this Banks...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Pulpit Rock

Pulpit Rock is a large volcanic rock situated above Akaroa Harbour at a height of 457.2 metres. The rock stretches across the upper part of French farm Valley. Some of our walking group starting off...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Hug a tree

Our walking group love to "hug a tree" This photo was taken on the hills in the upper part of French Farm Valley. 19 October 1996. Brian, Margo, Linley, Annette, Ivan, Stella, Margaret, Graeme.

Date 1996-10-19
Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Packhorse Hut

The walking group resting after their walk from Kaituna to the Packhorse Hut. The Packhorse is a stone hut built by Harry Ell situated on the saddle between Mt Bradley and the Remarkable Dykes.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Otanierito Bay

A fabulous view, one of the many walking the Banks Peninsula Track. Our track heading into Otanierito Bay for our last night's stay on this walk. Nov 6th 1994. Note the yellow gorse covering the Port...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Globemaster II at Harewood Airport

The United States Air Force Globemaster II aeroplane arrives at Harewood Airport. Nicknamed "Old Shakey" the heavy-lift cargo aircraft was used to assist supply operations to Operation Deep Freeze...

Date unspecified year in 195X
Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Simple Toys

Father and first born son enjoying a ride on the wooden rocking horse at home in 1962. Proud father made the rocking horse which other siblings played on over the years.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Twenty first birthday

Daughter and father handing her the "key to the door" at her 21st birthday , October 1955. A dance and supper for extended family and friend was held at the local Selwyn Street hall. The cake was...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

The River Avon, Christchurch, N.Z.

Postcard of the Avon River, circa 1909 Postcards were a form of communication. Alice was writing to her mother in Belfast (North Canterbury) telling her to make sure her sister, Nell came down to...

Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt