The director of the new Aged People's Welfare Council occupational centre, Mrs J. Schofield (right), assisting visitors with craft activities at the new centre on Sewell Street in Kaiapoi. Pictured...
Mrs M. Moses helping Mr H. Fisher to make a mop at an occupational therapy class run by the Christchurch Aged People's Welfare Council at their premises at 60 Cashel Street.
Operators at the electronic switchboard at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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.
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...
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.
A hydraulic platform is used to place dynamite charges at a cliff near Shag Rock and Redcliffs.
Jock Grant with moa bones he found while digging a trench for a sewer line on Main Road, Redcliffs.
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...
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.
Mr O. Wood operating a warp mill.
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.
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...
St John Ambulance cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured are, from left, Corp. C. Walker (obscured), Graeme Prenice, Ron...
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...
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.
The Epworth wing of the Methodist Central Mission Hospital for the Aged, at 15 Dublin Street on the corner with Park Terrace and Bealey Avenue.
The recently completed block of the Salvation Army home at 62 Poulson Street, Addington.
Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock off Kingsford Street, Burwood, during a training exercise at the edge of Bottle Lake Reserve.
Staff at the State Fire Insurance office, Worcester Street, practicing an evacuation via the new fire escape behind the building at 116 Worcester Street.
A firefighter using foam to fight a simulated aviation crash at Christchurch Airport.
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...
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).
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.