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Burwood War Memorial - 27 February 2011 .
LocationCorner of Lake Terrace Road and New Brighton Road. DescriptionGranite obelisk style monument on concrete base.  Memorial to local 'Burwood
Striking Lyttelton Road Tunnel Staff 29 March 1979.
The Lyttelton Road Tunnel that created a direct road link between Christchurhc and the port of Lyttelton, was opened on
QE2 - Traffic jam, 1974.
Photographs of Christchurch
Class photo Aranui School Infants to  Std 1, 1914.
Images, largely historic, of primary, intermediate and secondary schools.
CarltonFlorist-Shopkeepers-062.
A collection of photos taken by Hamish Thompson, in 1977, for an Ilam Arts School project.
Humphreys Drive - 6 January 2007 #DSCN0969.
Named after George Humphreys (1848-1934).
Herbert Glasson was a First World War soldier with links to New Brighton
Oswald Norris was a First World War soldier with links to New Brighton.
Storybook Circus - 13 January 2007 #DSCN1126.
Story Book Circus  toured New Zealand between 2006 - 2008 They performed in North Hagley Park in January 2007 The
Lillian Street, Hallswell - 21 January 2007 #-DSCN1326.
Named after Lillian Anne MacKenzie, née Gahagan, (1886?-1968).
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.
Christchurch's Roman Catholic cathedral, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, is considered one of the finest examples of Church architecture
Sunnyside Hospital, Hillmorton, January 1977.
Sunnyside Hospital, Christchurch’s first mental asylum, was opened in 1863. It was built to house those who were considered insane,
Christchurch Womens Hospital - 2 January 2005.
Covering a block between Colombo Street and Durham Street.   Now demolished.   New hospital now situated at the Main
Netball Centre - South Hagley Park - 4 September 2009 .
Christchurch Netball Centre is one of the largest netball centres in New Zealand and caters for netball players, coaches, umpires
Essential services at Rugby World Cup Fanzone in Hagley Park October 2011 .
Christchurch lost its right to host any Rugby World Cup matches following the devastating damage to AMI stadium during the
Temporary Events Centre Hagley Park August 2011.
A temporary entertainment and performance events village constructed in time for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The venue also supported
Netball Centre - South Hagley Park - 4 September 2009 .
Located in the central city, Hagley Park is formed of North and South Hagley Park, separated by Riccarton Avenue. Visitors
Temporary Events Centre Hagley Park August 2011.
North Hagley Park (87.17 hectares) is the section of Hagley Park lying to the south of Harper Avenue.
Netball Centre - South Hagley Park - 4 September 2009 .
South Hagley Park (70.507 hectares) is the section of Hagley Park that lies to the south of North Hagley Park,
Little Hagley Park (6.96 hectares),  is the northern section of  Hagley Park  lying to the north of Harper Avenue.
Fresh Harvest - 23 February 2005  .
A cluster of shops arount the intersection of Clyde Road and Ilam Road. With the newer  Fendalton Village Mall and
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Christchurch City Libraries’ annual Photo Hunt is an opportunity to discover photographic treasures that reconnect Cantabrians to cherish, celebrate and
Lyttelton Harbour 1920s.
Draws together images of the same places or people taken at different time periods.
Ferrymead tram 2 October 2011.
Ferrymead Heritage Park was formed in the 1960s by a group of enthusiasts with the aim of preserving local heritage
Clearing rubble from around Crowne Plaza Hotel December 2011 .
Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly the Parkroyal Hotel) on the corner of Kilmore and Durham Streets. was damaged and then demolished
Clearing rubble from around Crowne Plaza Hotel December 2011 .
Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly the Parkroyal Hotel) on the corner of Kilmore and Durham Streets.
Preparation for the mural on the rear of the Trinity Centre.
The Trinity Centre, corner Worcester and Manchester streets. Formerly a church, and later used as a performance space, and then
Halton Street.
Named after Halton, a house on Norman’s Road.
A Key for the Papanui War Memorial Avenues .
Named after the HMNZS Gambia.
Claremont Avenue - Autumn 2008.
Named after Claremont House, a large 18th century mansion near Esher in Surrey. Wakefield Avenue first appears in street directories

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