"Labour Day, 1953. It's too cold for swimming that's why we are wearing our coats. It was a family ritual that we started our beach visits between Labour Day and Easter regardless of the weather."
Apparently a cold spring in 1953 as well.
Christchurch City Librariesopens a new window has been running an annual Photo Hunt in conjunction with the city’s Heritage Week since 2008. The 2016 Photo Hunt is running again from 1 – 31 October. During the month of October we will be posting a series of images from earlier Photo Hunts.
Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute.