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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...

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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Explosion at Nu-Way Dry Cleaners

Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.

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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 Photograph
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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 Photograph
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Shrove Tuesday pancake race finalists

D. Hall (No. 2), B. Rule (No. 3) and N. Cooper (No. 6) in the Shrove Tuesday pancake race along Seaview Road in New Brighton.

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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Relocation of Art Handicraft building

The Art Handicraft building at Addington Show Grounds being relocated to another section of the grounds as part of general improvement works.

Date 1961-10-19
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Bullock team in Armagh Street

Murray Thacker and the Bullock team from Okains Bay making its way along Armagh Street for the Agricultural and Pastoral Association's centennial show procession.

Date 1962-11-05
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Jigger board chop

Les Gilsenan from Inangahua chopping in the jigger board chop at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show.

Date 1962-11-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

New embankments at the Addington show grounds

Doug Wilson, Canterbury Rugby League Board of Control chairman, points out the new show grounds embankments to Ivon Doak, the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association ground manager.

Date 1964-04-15
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs