N. Pickering, Chairman of the Fire Board, and Fire Chief, Frank Hardy, at a demonstration using foam at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters using foam in a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The annex at the former tuberculosis sanatorium at Cashmere on fire, which was deliberately set alight to be used in a training exercise for firefighters.
The fire dying out after the former tuberculosis sanatorium at Cashmere was deliberately set alight for use in a training exercise for firefighters.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of hoses on the training tower at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters giving a demonstration of a 'victim' being lowered through the use of a flying fox at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of rescue equipment attached to a turntable ladder at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore street.
The New Zealand Forest Products' fire engine at the Kinleith pulp, paper and timber mill.
The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
Radley Mill, the site of Kaiapoi Textiles Limited in Woolston.
The offices of Kaiapoi Textiles Limited at 30 Manchester Street between Allen Street and Eaton Street in central Christchurch.
View of the George Manning Home courtyard area being landscaped during the construction of the home at 147 Lyttelton Street, Spreydon.
View of the entrance to the newly constructed George Manning Home by the Manchester Unity Homes Trust Board at 147 Lyttelton Street in Spreydon.
Mayor, A. R. Guthrey, commemorates the 31st anniversary of the Battle of Britain at the Citizens' War Memorial.
View of central city, looking south from Cambridge Terrace. In the foreground is the Avon River with the Thomas Edmonds Band Rotunda, lower left.
Construction of the Central Canterbury Electric Power Board building on the corner of Main South Road and Brynley Street in Hornby.
Electricians Murray Sanders (left) and Gregory Watts installing a new bank of relays on the master clock unit at the Government Life building in preparation for a changeover to the Celsius temperature...
View of the construction site for the new Malcolm Avenue bridge crossing the Heathcote River in Beckenham, looking towards the intersection with Waimea Terrace.
View of traffic using the new diversion for the Waltham Road overhead bridge, looking South towards the Port Hills from the intersections of Barbadoes Street, Moorhouse Avenue and Waltham Road.
Hut for workers laying the median strip on the Waltham Road overhead bridge.
View of the crowd at Addington Raceway during the trotting grand final of the Inter-Dominion Championships.
Crowd at the Benson and Hedges International women's tennis tournament at Wilding Park in Linwood.
View of a crowd at Christchurch Airport to welcome the cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Crowd at the Battle of Bands South Island final in the Caledonian Hall.