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Path of the tornado through Halswell

A map showing the path of the tornado through Halswell, passing over Halswell Road and the edge of Halswell Domain. The black tongue of the tornado touched the ground for a strip about 500m long and...

Date 1983-01-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Mr Bettle outside his shop during the 1945 Big Snow

Albie Bettle standing outside his Four Square Store on the corner of 16 Station Road, Heathcote Valley. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station during the 1945 Big Snow

Group of people having a snowfight at the Heathcote Railway Station in front of stationary train. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Damage to property caused by the Halswell tornado

Damage to property caused by the Halswell tornado. The tornado hit the Halswell area at about 8pm, demolishing garages, wrecking fences, and knocking down trees. In the foreground a boat has been...

Date 1983-01-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Flooding at Spencer Park motor camp

Ron Buxton, wife Beverley and mother in law, Hazel Sullivan (centre), working to remove buckets of water from around their caravan at the flooded Spencer Park motor camp.

Date 1974-10-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs