Exterior of Heathcote Methodist Church with the Port Hills partially visible in the background.
A group of three men loading rubbish onto a truck for the Paparua County Council on Yaldhurst Road.
Municipal Electricity Department lineman, Jock McGill removes a kite stuck on powerlines in Vardon Crescent.
View across packed stands at Lancaster Park Stadium with delegates during the opening address of the Jehovah's Witness convention.
Queues of cars and packed footpaths along shops in New Brighton on the last trading day before Christmas. Shakel Meats butcher, a chemist and a Shell garage are all visible along the street.
A group of females participating in a Māori performance at the opening of the QEII Stadium, New Brighton.
View across the track to the stands at Denton Park cycle arena on Main South Road, Hornby.
Exterior of Stewart's Gully Stores Ltd, Kainga.
Two women modelling the victory hostess outfits and medal designs for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton.
Selection of merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on their products including balloons, bags, dolls, t-shirts and drinks.
Two women modelling the victory hostess evening gowns for the Christchurch Commonwealth Games, from left, Virginia Mills and Carolyn Morton. The gowns were designed by Mrs Eileen Halley.
Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Mr Ron Scott checking the key in one of the 181 fleet cars branded with the Christchurch Commonwealth Games logo. Liz Sanders, one of the...
Example of the Christchurch Commonwealth Games medallion designed by F. J. Bierens of Auckland to represent the racial harmony of New Zealand with both the kiwi and tiki incorporated into the design.
Mrs Claire Phipps, assistant marketing executive on the Games Promotion Committee with merchandise from a total of seventy firms that were granted concessions to use the Commonwealth Games symbol on...
A man doing a Māori performance on the pitch at QEII Park to mark the opening of the Stadium space.
Groups of children on the pitch at QEII Park stadium representing Canterbury sporting organisations during the opening ceremony of the Park. In the background are the main stands full of spectators.
Former triple Olympic Gold medallist Peter Snell on stage at the official opening of the QEII Stadium. The audience is visible in the stands behind.
Book display in the School of Engineering library at the University of Canterbury of the 50 best books of the 1972 publishing year chosen by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. The display is...
Headmaster of Hagley High School, Mr I. Leggat, and pupils with shrubs for landscaping.
An inflatable rabbit with a mouse circus inside at the Industries Fair, next to Canterbury Court at the Addington Show Grounds,
Firefighters removing corrugated iron roofing to extinguish a fire at the Māori Girls Hostel on the corner of Papanui Road and Webb Street. The fire broke out whilst painters were burning paint from...
The burnt remains of a house on Clifton Hill, overlooking Moncks Bay.
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
A crayfishing boat, Glen Heath, in Lyttelton Harbour.