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At the opening of Lyttelton road tunnel
A group of women at the opening of the Lyttelton road tunnel on 27 February 1964. People were invited to walk through the tunnel on opening day.
L-R: Janise Dickson, Carmel Doherty, Mary McLorinan, Catherine Kennedy, Christine Smith.
Image: Christchurch City Libraries Flickr page. File reference: HW08-IMG-FE062
http://www.flickr.com/photos/christchurchcitylibraries/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
'At the opening of Lyttelton road tunnel', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/opening-lyttelton-road-tunnel, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013
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