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A collection of photographs of the Radcliffe family.
A biographical sketch on William Albert Paxton Clarkson and Robert Anderson Ballantyne who traded as architects under the name Clarkson
Tūranga, under construction, 2017.
Under construction on the corner of Gloucester Street and Cathedral Square the new central library building, Tūranga, is due to
Bicycles, New Brighton Christmas Parade, 2017.
New Brighton Seaside Market's annual Christmas Parade and Concert, held on Saturday 9 December 2017.
217 Armagh Street - Setting.
Girl Guides National Headquarters former wooden dwelling. Built 1865
Municipal Buildings, Gas Company and Clarendon Hotel, Christchurch N.Z..
Built in 1887, the former Municipal Chambers were designed by Samuel Hurst Seager and are an example of Queen Anne
New Brighton Christmas parade, 2016.
New Brighton Seaside Market's annual Christmas Parade and Concert, held on Saturday 10 December 2016.
Canterbury Club, 129 Cambridge Terrace.
The Canterbury Club on the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Cambridge Terrace was built in 1873-1874.
Early history of the coastal area between the Waimakariri River and the South Shore Spit. The area now known as
Warming up at start of the 2017 ASB Summer Starter, New Brighton.
Summer Starter is an annual charity fun run, that starts in New Brighton and finishes in Redcliffs.
St George's Hospital, Merivale.
Heaton Street continues Glandovey Road and runs fron the intersection of Strowan Road and Rossall Street, to Papanui Road. It
St. Matthews Anglican Church is closed and has merged with St. Mary's, Merivale to form the Anglican Parish of Merivale
Located at 117 Manchester Street, a boarding house and restaurant
Enoch Barker 1829 - 1892 Pioneer, Government Gardener, Burwood Market Gardener and Local Identity
Civic Theatre, 192  Manchester Street.
Christchurch City Council's offices for 56 years from 1924-1980, located at 194 Manchester Street.
Built in 1900, and located at 192-194 Manchester Street, Christchurch.
Norman Henry Fraser was a soldier in the First World War who lived for a time in the Wharenui, Riccarton
History of the Horseshoe Lake Reserve in Burwood, Christchurch
Former Skellerup Industries site, Woolston.
Manufacturer of industrial rubber products, farm supplies, and dairy rubberware.
Seeing the sights - Dallington Bridge.
The Dallington bridge spans the Avon River at the end of Gloucester Street to Gayhurst Road. The first bridge was
Dallington Bridge, 1 February 2012.
The Dallington bridge spans the Avon River at the end of Gloucester Street to Gayhurst Road. The bridge was badly
Inveresk, 17 Armagh Street .
From 1879 - 1967 was owned by the Anderson family of Andersons Engineering Ltd. Related Listing at Heritage New Zealand
Our Lady of Victories School Fair, 6 November 2016 #P1060500.
The Sisters of Mercy founded Our Lady of Victories and many other Catholic schools in Christchurch. On 6 February 1956,
Linwood Library Demolition, 2 October 2014 #SAM 3725.
Cranley Street is of short length with a 90 degree corner, and links with Linwood Avenue to the south-west and
Holiday Inn, 365 Oxford Terrace, 8 July 2014.
The Holiday Inn Avon located on Oxford Terrace, was formerly the Avon Motor Lodge. Badly impacted by the 2010/2011 earthquakes
The Holiday Inn Avon located on Oxford Terrace, was formerly the Avon Motor Lodge. Badly impacted by the 2010/2011 earthquakes
 Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham, 124-130 Colombo Street,  28 December 2004.
Tennyson Street runs from Colombo Street to the Heathcote River.
61A Tennyson Street, From Distance.
The former Camelot Settlement workers’ dwelling at 61A Tennyson Street was built under the terms of the Liberal Governments Workers’
Moa Reserve, 23 April 2017 #P1080947.
A local park in the Central City  with multi-play structure & swings. Runs from Melrose Street to Ely Street, Joining
Street Sign, Corner of Moa Place and Madras Street, 23 April 2017.
Moa Place runs off Madras Street
Linwood College Lower Fields, Ferry Road, 29 March 2009.
Te Oranga Waikura is an urban forest and stormwater basin located at 521 Ferry Road, Woolston.
Te Ara Ōtākaro is a 12km riverside walking, running and cycling trail along the Avon River / Ōtākaro.
Lanterns over Victoria Street Bridge2008  Lantern Festival.
The Victoria Street Bridge crosses the Avon River and was officially opened on 26 September 1864.
Oxford on Avon, 794 Colombo Street,  27 February 2005.
A hotel on the site at 794 Colombo Street was first built in 1862 and rebuilt in brick in 1882-1883.
Colombo Street Bridge.
The Colombo Street Bridge, built in 1902, crosses the Avon River south of Kilmore Street.
311 Oxford Terrace: "The Bricks".
Situated on Cambridge Terrace, on the banks of the Avon River, the Bricks Site memorial, erected in 1926, marks an
Situated in the Avon River, between the Durham Street South Bridge and Montreal Street Bridge, the island marks the location
Situated on the banks of the Avon River in Victoria Square, it is assumed to be the surviving ramp of
Erected in 1897 in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, the clock tower was originally situated at the intersection of
14 Oxford Terrace - Pegasus Arms.
Initially constructed in 1851, this former dwelling has historical associations with Dr. Benjamin Moorhouse and the printing firm, Pegasus Press.

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