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Firefighters' wives and children

Dawn Jack (left), Torino Lyne and children outside the flats behind the fire headquarters where they live to be closer to their husbands' work at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Explosives store, Cass Bay

A Labour Department explosives store, near to the one which exploded in Cass Bay.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1980 Star photographs

Explosives store, Cass Bay

The remains of a Labour Department explosives store in Cass Bay which exploded.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1980 Star photographs

Exploded postal box

A detective and a post office official examine an exploded postal box at the Walker Street post office.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1977 Star photographs

Fluoridation plant, Jeffreys Road

View of the feeder hopper where the fluoride is added to the water supply at the fluoridation plant, Jeffreys Road.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Gelignite cache found at Mount Pleasant

Inspectors of the Department of Internal Affairs, G. Persen (left) and H. Richards, with a box of gelignite found in a woolshed on a property at 309 Mount Pleasant Road. It was unclear who put the...

Format Photographs
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Collection 1973 Star photographs

Unloading explosives at Lyttelton

Explosives for the New Zealand Army being unloaded from the frigate Blackpool at Lyttelton.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1970 Star Photographs

E.D. Gerrard with mortar bomb

Captain E. D. Gerard, of Army District Headquarters, an explosives expert, handling a 3in mortar bomb found by police divers in the Avon River near the Wainoni Bridge. It turned out that it was a...

Format Photographs
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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Falling rocks at Moa Bone Point Cave

Rocks falling from a cliff above Moa Bone Point Cave at Redcliffs following a dynamite charge explosion in an attempt to dislodge a rock outcrop in the area.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Placing dynamite charges

A hydraulic platform is used to place dynamite charges at a cliff near Shag Rock and Redcliffs.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Explosive shell found in Lyttelton Harbour

Sergeant I. M. Russell (left) and Lance Corporal J. Ryal with the remains of a 19th century shell dredged from Lyttelton Harbour and then cracked open at West Melton where it was found to not have a...

Format Photographs
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Fitting a fuse into gelignite

Labour Department explosives consultant, Laurie Stephenson (left), watches P.O. Nee, a department safety inspector, fit a fuse into a stick of gelignite, during the final day of a course in the safe...

Format Photographs
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Shell Oil Company tank explosion

Damage to the bitumen delivery and blending tank at Shell Oil Company's bulk bitumen installation in Lyttelton, after it exploded.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Fundraising for art student Marian Maguire

Sue Cooke and Stephen Gleeson selling art work from a cart to raise funds for their friend and fellow artist Marian Maguire to study at the Tamarind Institute of Lithography in New Mexico.

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Collection 1986 Star photographs

Trash-into-Art display

A sculpture made from timber offcuts for a "Trash-into-Art" display at the Christchurch Arts Centre. Pictured are, from left, Sinead O'Hanlon, Maria O'Connell, Fiona O'Hanlon, Taryn Newton, Kirstie...

Format Photographs
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Disused steel towers

Steel towers, discontinued by the New Zealand Electricity Department, stock piled at the Gilberthorpes Road depot.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Morgan Jones with art installation

Art installation entitled "300 Steps" at Mount Gay in South Canterbury by sculptor, Morgan Jones.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

Falling Fence by Rosemary Johnson

Rosemary Johnson with her art installation, "Falling Fence" in the quadrangle of the Arts Centre. The installation is part of Anzart, an international arts festival at the Arts Centre.

Format Photographs
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Collection 1981 Star photographs