Photo Hunt October: Southbridge Labour Day Agricultural Fair 1949

At the Southbridge Labour Day Agricultural Fair
Entry in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. PH15-035.jpg CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0 NZ

“Country and city folk get together at the Southbridge Labour Day agricultural fair in 1949.”

Christchurch City Libraries 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.

Enter the 2016 hunt online or at your local library.

Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute.

Image of the week

New tonnage record for Lyttelton of 89,670 tons when 20 ships were berthed in the inner harbour and one in the stream awaiting a berth. 14 Nov. 1949.

New tonnage record for Lyttelton of 89,670 tons when 20 ships were berthed in the inner harbour and one in the stream awaiting a berth

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