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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.

Format Photograph
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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...

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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

Old and new firefighter uniforms

Stanley Barrett (left) in the old firefighter's uniform and David Stickings in the new waterproofed uniform outside the Central Fire Station and 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Mary Potter Hospice, Calvary Hospital

Exterior of the Mary Potter Hospice, Calvary Hospital on Caledonian Road on the corner with Bealey Avenue in Richmond.

Date 1960-11-21
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Mary Potter Hospice front entrance

View of the front entrance to the Mary Potter Hospice for the Aged Sick on Caledonian Road.

Date unspecified year in 1960
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

St John Ambulance Cadet competitions

Cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured is the "patient" A. Malaquin being treated by, from left, B. Chidgey, R. Spence and C...

Date 1965-04-24
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Testing a tractor

View of a tractor driving along a ridge in a field as part of testing.

Date 1960-05-17
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Demonstration of tractor safety

A model of a tractor being used as part of a demonstration of tractor safety to a group of students.

Date 1960-05-17
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Wairau Bar archaeological dig

Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.

Date 1964-02-01
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Fire engines departing central station

Fire engines relocating from the old Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street to the new one at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1962-08-15
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

The new Kilmore Street fire station

Fire engines at the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street station shortly after relocating the fire engines from the former site at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1962-08-25
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Lyttelton fire station

Exterior of the new Lyttelton fire station prior to its opening at 57 London Street.

Date 1963-05-03
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Minister of Transport inspecting firefighters

J. K. McAlpine (right), the Minister of Transport with Chief Fire Officer Mr L. R. Osmond inspecting firefighters at the opening of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1962-08-25
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Central fire station on Kilmore Street

The exterior of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date unspecified month and day in 1962
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs