Gather around the gogglebox!

The slang term 'Gogglebox' was first used in 1959 to refer to the increasingly important television set.

Gather around the gogglebox!

The slang term 'Gogglebox' was first used in 1959 to refer to the increasingly important television set.

Gather around the gogglebox!

The slang term 'Gogglebox' was first used in 1959 to refer to the increasingly important television set.

McSherry and Neale, electrical specialists

14 October 1983

Televisions for sale at McSherry and Neale at 290 Wairakei Road.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Bryndwr

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03876A

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Sydney residents watching Christchurch Commonwealth Games

2 February 1974

A group of Sydney, Australia residents watching coverage of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games shown as part of a window display at the New Zealand Government Tourist Bureau in Pitt St, Sydney.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Other / Outside of Canterbury

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00535A

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Watching TV after a family tea

29 March 1979

Watching TV after a family tea. Phillips K9 TV on a rotating base. Record rack with cassettes on top. Dried arrangement on top of TV. Home-made wooden engine on the floor. My niece sitting on an inflatable humpty at a wooden table made at school woodworking classes by my brother (wearing a striped tank top!) Bold 70s pattern wallpaper. 29 March1979.

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Area: South West / Hoon Hay

Contributor: Dave Reynolds

Source: Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH13-260

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