Rear view of the grandstand, Riccarton Racecourse 1922

Photograph - Rear view of the grandstand, Riccarton Racecourse , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

People using the inhalation chamber in the Government Buildings in Cathedral Square, Christchurch inhalation chamber for a dose of zinc sulphate

Photograph - People using the inhalation chamber in the Government Buildings in Cathedral Square, Christchurch , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

Artist unknown :Head of Tippahee to be seen at Mr Harrison, Hatter, Market Place, the last week ... King of New Zealand ... [London? ca 1820?]

I'm suprised to see the word Indians used here. Ive never heard this before. Artist unknown :Head of Tippahee to be seen at Mr Harrison, Hatter, Market Place, the last week . King of New Zealand .

Maori bird snaring perch The Maori "pae" or bird snaring perch. The loose cords shewn, when pulled taut, would imprison the bird's legs. These Pae" were fastened to [the] end of a long pole, & then pushed up among the branches of a tree wheron birds were known to alight. When a bird was caught, the "Pae" was lowered, the bird put in the hunter's bag & the snare reset.

Maori bird snaring perch The Maori "pae" or bird snaring perch. The loose cords shewn, when pulled taut, would imprison the bird's legs. These Pae" were fastened to [the] end of a long pole, & then pushed up among the branches of a tree wheron birds were known to alight. When a bird was caught, the "Pae" was lowered, the bird put in the hunter's bag & the snare reset.

NZ Railway Construction Company at work on the Western Desert railway, World War II

NZ Railway Construction Company at work on the Western Desert railway, World War II

Women's shelters at the Cashmere Sanatorium which opened in 1910

Photograph - Women's shelters at the Cashmere Sanatorium which opened in 1910 , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

[New Zealand Government] :Did YOU start all this? You don't know into whose hands your letter may fall or how far your information may go. You must be more than cautious of what you write in a letter. Remember you are a soldier. And you are the one who will get it "in the neck" first, if the enemy hears something useful. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [1940s]

[New Zealand Government] :Did YOU start all this? You don't know into whose hands your letter may fall or how far your information may go. You must be more than cautious of what you write in a letter. Remember you are a soldier. And you are the one who will get it "in the neck" first, if the enemy hears something useful. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [1940s]

The medicine depot in Cathedral Square where the Government standard influenza medicine was supplied 1918

Photograph - The medicine depot in Cathedral Square where the Government standard influenza medicine was supplied , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

WHY NOT? Put the shirkers on knitting stockings for nurses (Observer, 19 June 1915)

Put the shirkers on knitting stockings for nurses (Observer, 19 June

New Plymouth Public Health Committee :Influenza; instructions to volunteer nurses or family attendants. Tar[anaki] News Print [1918?]

New Plymouth Public Health Committee :Influenza; instructions to volunteer nurses or family attendants. Tar[anaki] News Print

George Harrison & Co (Bradford) :Linoleum, 2 yards wide - best quality only. [Diagonal geometric mosaic pattern]. No. 139/2. Pattern shown half size. [1880s?]

George Harrison Co (Bradford) :Linoleum, 2 yards wide - best quality only. Pattern shown half size.

George Harrison & Co (Bradford) :Floorcloth [parquet pattern]. Stock in body cloth and 3/4 4/4 and 5/4 passage cloth. No 693/1. Pattern shown half size. [1880s?]

George Harrison & Co (Bradford) :Floorcloth [parquet pattern]. Stock in body cloth and and passage cloth. No Pattern shown half size.

George Harrison & Co (Bradford) :Floorcloth [Victorian formal mosaic floral pattern]. Stock in body cloth and 3/4 4/4 and 5/4 passage cloth. No 694/2 X. Pattern shown half size. [1880s?]

George Harrison Co (Bradford) :Floorcloth [Victorian formal mosaic floral pattern]. Stock in body cloth and and passage cloth. Pattern shown half size.

New Zealand Police :[One hundred pound] reward ... Whereas on the night of the 1st instant, some person or persons did feloniously enter the Museum, Thorndon Flat, and did steal therefrom certain valuable property, notice is hereby given that the above reward will be paid to any person who shall give such information as shall lead to the conviction of the offender, or offenders. Frederick Atchison, Inspector of Police. February 2, 1866. By authority, G Didsbury, Governmment Printer

New Zealand Police :[One hundred pound] reward ... Whereas on the night of the 1st instant, some person or persons did feloniously enter the Museum, Thorndon Flat, and did steal therefrom certain valuable property, notice is hereby given that the above reward will be paid to any person who shall give such information as shall lead to the conviction of the offender, or offenders. Frederick Atchison, Inspector of Police. February 2, 1866. By authority, G Didsbury, Governmment Printer

New Zealand. Army :New Zealand Military Forces. British Commonwealth occupation force for Japan. Volunteers for New Zealand Brigade. Volunteers are required for service overseas with the New Zealand Brigade forming part of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Japan. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [1945-1946]

New Zealand. Army :New Zealand Military Forces. British Commonwealth occupation force for Japan. Volunteers for New Zealand Brigade. Volunteers are required for service overseas with the New Zealand Brigade forming part of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Japan. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [1945-1946]

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