Riverview Lodge, 361 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

The house at 361 Cambridge Terrace was built c.1904 and is an example of a residence designed in the Queen Anne style of architecture. Do you have any photographs of 361 Cambridge Terrace? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and…
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Traffic Officer Herbert MacIntosh prepares to mount his bicycle: Picturing Canterbury

Traffic Officer Herbert MacIntosh prepares to mount his bicycle (1895). Standish & Preece. In 1895 there were no cars and motor-cycles for traffic officers. He is shown surrounded by his brothers and sisters. Do you have any photographs of cycling in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection…
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Women of the Air Force Auxiliary, Harewood, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

Women of the Air Force Auxiliary, Harewood, Christchurch (1941). The first batch of 41 women volunteers in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force began work at Harewood aerodrome in 1941. Women had not figured prominently in air force activities prior to this date. They were needed because many men were away fighting in World War Two…
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The corner of Cashel and High Streets, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

The corner of Cashel and High Streets, Christchurch [ca. 1880]. Cobb & Co. established their line of coaches in Christchurch in 1863. By 1864 their coach office was on the corner of Cashel and High Streets, facing east on the Triangle. The coach driver is thought to be Joseph McFarlane (1849?-1885). In High Street to…
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Busy Christchurch: a view in Cathedral Square looking towards the BNZ corner on a hot summer’s day: Picturing Canterbury

Busy Christchurch : a view in Cathedral Square looking towards the BNZ corner on a hot summer's day. Date: 1913. Do you have any photographs of Christchurch and Canterbury in summer? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can…
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Children taking donkey rides on Sumner beach, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

Children taking donkey rides on Sumner beach, Christchurch [ca. 1905] Do you have any photographs of summer in Christchurch and Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute. Visit Kete Christchurch View more Picturing Canterbury posts Kōrerorero…
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Moriori artifacts : weapons, implements and god (a figure of the Moriori god Hatitimatangi): Picturing Canterbury

Moriori artifacts : weapons, implements and god (a figure of the Moriori god Hatitimatangi). [ca. 1877]. Prior to the 1980s the Chatham Islands were part of the Lyttelton general electorate. Do you have any photographs of the Chatham Islands? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and…
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A Christmas parade passes along Colombo Street, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

An elephant carrying Father Christmas is T.J. Armstrong & Co's contribution to a Christmas parade. It is shown passing the Colombo Street store. The Market Hotel is pictured on the left. Do you have any photographs of Christmas parades in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of…
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