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Jock Grant with moa bones

Jock Grant with moa bones he found while digging a trench for a sewer line on Main Road, Redcliffs.

Date 1969-01-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Tony Fomison with rock drawings

Tony Fomison with a selection of Māori rock drawings he traced from locations across the South Island. The drawings are to be displayed at the Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery on Gloucester Street...

Date 1969-01-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Rock drawing and writing

Māori rock drawings with writing, traced by Tony Formison from locations across the South Island. The drawings are to be displayed at the Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery on Gloucester Street.

Date 1969-01-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Textile mill at Redruth

Aerial view of the Alliance Textile (New Zealand) Limited mill at Redruth, Timaru. In the centre is the newly constructed main road bridge over Saltwater Creek.

Date 1966-03-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Stretcher drill at St John Ambulance competition

A team of students carrying out a stretcher drill in an ambulance as part of the St John Ambulance competitions at Hagley High School. Pictured are Ian Paul (left), Frank Watson (obscured), David Cain...

Date 1968-05-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" with a broken leg in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise...

Date 1985-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise.

Date 1985-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

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.

Date 1969-09-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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...

Date 1968-04-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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.

Date 1966-09-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Placing dynamite charges

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

Date 1966-09-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock

Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock off Kingsford Street, Burwood, during a training exercise at the edge of Bottle Lake Reserve.

Date 1969-09-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

New fire escape at State Insurance office

Staff at the State Fire Insurance office, Worcester Street, practicing an evacuation via the new fire escape behind the building at 116 Worcester Street.

Date 1965-03-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

St Martins senior youth group fundraiser

G.H. Coley (right), C.O.R.S.O organiser for the Canterbury-West Coast district, receiving a cheque from members of the St Martins senior youth group in aid of Operation 21. Pictured are, from left...

Date 1967-09-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Operation 21 coffin in Cathedral Square

Otago University students pushing a coffin to raise funds for Operation 21 in Cathedral Square outside the Chief Post Office building. Pictured are, Bruce Lawry (left) and Kevin Hayward (right).

Date 1967-09-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Coffin pushing break at the Waitaki River

Otago University students, from left, Bruce Lawry, Brian Miller and Kevin Hayward take a break at the Waitaki River from pushing a coffin for Operation 21 from Dunedin to Christchurch.

Date 1967-08-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Dedication ceremony for tractor destined for India

Rev. Malcolm W. Wilson dedicating a tractor and implements to an agricultural college in India at a ceremony in Cathedral Square outside the Chief Post Office building. The money was raised by New...

Date 1966-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Hunger awareness march from Kaiapoi to Christchurch

Joan Lynskey (nearest camera) leading a group of youth across the Waimakariri Bridge. The group are walking from Kaiapoi to Christchurch to raise awareness of hunger in overseas countries as part of...

Date 1966-07-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs