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A joy-ride on Lake Ida

A vintage car taking a sled of children for a joy-ride across the frozen Lake Ida. Groups of people are ice skating in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Hazel skating at Lake Ida

Man and two women ice skating at Lake Ida in Canterbury. "Person on the right is my mother - Hazel Marker, aged about 20." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Ice skating at Lake Ida

View across Lake Ida across cars parked up and with crowds of people ice skating on the lake.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the Municipal Electricity Department Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the power house and dam at the Municipal Electricity Department Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki flowing towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1934
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Rotokawa, May 1902

View across Lake Rotokawa in the direction of Taupō on the North Island.

Date unspecified day in 1902-05
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Ohinemutu, Lake Rotorua, May 1902

View around Lake Rotorua the Māori settlement of Ohinemutu, part of wider Rotorua.

Date unspecified day in 1902-05
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

The boating fatality at Mount White Station

Newspaper caption: On Wednesday evening, January 26, three men - Andrew Thompson (carpenter), William Hewitt (blacksmith), and R. W. Wilson (shepherd), were crossing the lake on Mount White Station in...

Date 1910-01-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Through the outlet

Newspaper caption: Lake Ellesmere: opening the new outlet. The Hon T. Y. Duncan , Mr W. T. Massey, and others go through the tunnel.

Date 1904-05-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Letting out Lake Ellesmere, Canterbury, to the sea

Newspaper caption: The contractor, Mr R. Macartney, is on the far side of the cutting anxiously watching the struggle between Lake and sea. In this work success is never certain until the opening has...

Date 1907
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The new section of the power-house at Lake Coleridge

Newspaper caption: Additional electric power for Christchurch: New works at Lake Coleridge. The extra generating power of the new plant will be 15,000 k.w., making a total of 27,000 k.w., or more than...

Date 1926
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The recently completed surge chamber at Lake Coleridge

Newspaper caption: Additional electric power for Christchurch: New works at Lake Coleridge. The new surge-chamber, which controls the flow of water to the new section of the Lake Coleridge power-house...

Date 1926
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Shooting cylinders being conveyed on the lake

Newspaper caption: The opening of the shooting season at Lake Ellesmere

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

View from the outlet looking towards the power house

Newspaper caption: Electric Power Works at Lake Coleridge. The pictures given on this page show the progress that is being made with the harnessing of Lake Coleridge to supply the city of Christchurch...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

View of the centre camp, with Mount Hutt in the background

Newspaper caption: Electric Power Works at Lake Coleridge. The pictures given on this page show the progress that is being made with the harnessing of Lake Coleridge to supply the city of Christchurch...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Transformer tanks at Lake Coleridge

Newspaper caption: Electric Power Works at Lake Coleridge. The pictures given on this page show the progress that is being made with the harnessing of Lake Coleridge to supply the city of Christchurch...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times