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...
Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.
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...
Remains of a damaged building at Anderson Limited after an explosion of a gas cylinder.
Damage to the bitumen delivery and blending tank at Shell Oil Company's bulk bitumen installation in Lyttelton, after it exploded.
New Brighton firefighters outside the New Brighton Fire Station.
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.
Exterior of the Mary Potter Hospice, Calvary Hospital on Caledonian Road on the corner with Bealey Avenue in Richmond.
View of the front entrance to the Mary Potter Hospice for the Aged Sick on Caledonian Road.
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...
View of a tractor driving along a ridge in a field as part of testing.
A model of a tractor being used as part of a demonstration of tractor safety to a group of students.
Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.
Fire engines relocating from the old Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street to the new one at 200 Kilmore Street.
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.
Exterior of the new Lyttelton fire station prior to its opening at 57 London Street.
Electronic switchboard in the watchhouse at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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.
Firefighters lined up for inspection by the Minister of Transport at the opening of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Exterior of the newly opened Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The exterior of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The electronic switchboard in the watchroom of the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The social hall in the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The drill yard behind the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.