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Old Movie Theatre JOYLAND (des. John Guthrie) 23 Beresford street, New Brighton seating 500 11 Dec 1916 - 1935 inactive in 1920s  sound 17 Jan 1931 Renamed NEW PRINCESS17 Aug 1935 - 1948 (Nelmes NB Auctions, now The Bargain House) It was badly damaged and demolished in the 2011 earthquakes

Old Movie Theatre JOYLAND (des. John Guthrie) 23 Beresford street, New Brighton seating 500 11 Dec 1916 - 1935 inactive in 1920s sound 17 Jan 1931 Renamed NEW PRINCESS17 Aug 1935 - 1948 (Nelmes NB Auctions, now The Bargain House) It was badly damaged and demolished in the 2011 earthquakes

https://flic.kr/p/ni25ZE | New Brighton, Christchurch, 1980 | This is not a "vanished scene," but the appearance of the street is very different today than in 1980.  The location is in Brighton Mall, one block west-southwest of Marine Parade, at Oram Avenue. The camera is facing west-southwest. If I remember correctly, the time of day was close to close to noon.  The street lamps have been replaced, and the colorful sculpture at left has been removed. The buildings have been remode...

https://flic.kr/p/ni25ZE | New Brighton, Christchurch, 1980 | This is not a "vanished scene," but the appearance of the street is very different today than in 1980. The location is in Brighton Mall, one block west-southwest of Marine Parade, at Oram Avenue. The camera is facing west-southwest. If I remember correctly, the time of day was close to close to noon. The street lamps have been replaced, and the colorful sculpture at left has been removed. The buildings have been remode...

The first buses of the New Brighton run  18 oct 1952

The first buses of the New Brighton run 18 oct 1952

Brighton Christchurch NZ

Brighton Christchurch NZ

Bargain House, New Brighton, New Zealand

Bargain House, New Brighton, New Zealand

An old New Brighton business, the "New Brighton Butchery' owned by John H. Shaw. 'Jack' was a ardent bowler, and lived in New Brighton for al least 20 years. He was a councillor and deputy mayor, president of various sporting bodies, including the bowling club. Even better was his corned beef!

An old New Brighton business, the "New Brighton Butchery' owned by John H. Shaw. 'Jack' was a ardent bowler, and lived in New Brighton for al least 20 years. He was a councillor and deputy mayor, president of various sporting bodies, including the bowling club. Even better was his corned beef!

The Whale Pool, New Brighton. I still remember playing here as a kid.

The Whale Pool, New Brighton. I still remember playing here as a kid.

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Seaview Road, New Brighton. New Brighton Mall Development. November 1977.

Seaview Road, New Brighton. New Brighton Mall Development. November 1977.

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