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Waste land being cleared for growing potatoes for the Army

7 June 1943

Waste land on Burnside road on the Dowling Estate being cleared for growing potatoes for the New Zealand Army during the Second World War. A diesel tractor is breaking down gorse twelve feet high on a thirteen acre block of land.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Fendalton

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00963A

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Preparing a site on Worsley Spur for water tanks

20 February 1968

View across Worsley Spur, Hoon Hay of a construction site with a digger clearing a site in preparation for the installation of water tanks.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South West / Hoon Hay

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-02147A

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Bulldozers clearing the last of the wooden Pier at New Brighton

1965

View of bulldozers clearing the last parts of the wooden pier at New Brighton immediately following demolition, taken from New Brighton beach. The photograph was taken by the contributor's father, Norman Dawes, who worked for Christchurch City Council as a loader driver.

Creator: Norman Dawes

Area: East / New Brighton

Contributor: Greg Dawes

Source: Entry in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH18-044

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Bulldozer clearing the last of the wooden Pier at New Brighton

1965

Close-up of a bulldozer clearing the last of the wooden Pier at New Brighton following demolition, taken from New Brighton beach. The photograph was taken by the contributor's father, Norman Dawes, who worked for Christchurch City Council as a loader driver.

Creator: Norman Dawes

Area: East / New Brighton

Contributor: Greg Dawes

Source: Entry in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH18-045

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Invicta steam traction engine

Circa 1915

My maternal grandfather, William Charles Brown, driving an Invicta steam traction engine, pulling stumps in Linwood, Christchurch. unknown, probably around the time of the First World War.

Area: East / Linwood

Contributor: AdFi

Source: Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH13-049

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