Betty Pearson (left) and Louise Callander of the Save the Children Fund with textured vegetable protein destined for aid in Vietnam. The packages are to be flown on a Hercules flight from Wigram to...
H.G. Stiles of the Bishopdale-Burnside Rotary Club with Singer treadle sewing machines he is repairing to be donated to Pacific Island villages.
Members of the Christchurch Rotoract Club participating in a knitathon in a New Brighton wool shop to raise money for the Himalayan Trust Hospital in Nepal. Pictured are, from left, Vicki Bowater...
A group of girls from Opawa Baptist Church who are participating in World Vision's 40 hour famine.
Firefighter, S. McNair, helps Nichola Phillips use a firehose at a demonstation at Isleworth Primary School in Bishopdale for Fire Prevention Week.
A staged car accident on Antigua Street as part of a training exercise for firefighters in using the new Jaws of Life cutting tool.
Firefighters from the Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Sumner Volunteer Fire Brigade and the Forest Services high country fire fighting team, taking part in a training exercise in the rain on...
Fire at Addington railway station, as seen from the station signal box.
The remains of a burnt classroom building at Westburn School at 257 Waimairi Road, Ilam.
Ian Johnstone inspects a burnt out vintage car following a fire that caused extensive damage at the Addington Show Grounds.
Fire damage to the interior of Tudor Furnishers following an arson attack on the property at 187 Waltham Road in Sydenham.
Firefighters attending a fire at Madras Joinery Service Limited at 514 Cranford Street in Redwood.
Staff gathered outside the poultry division of the General Foods factory, 112 Carmen Road in Hei Hei after a fire broke out.
Firefighters outside Walter Day Limited on Cashel Street during their attendance at a fire next door at Ralph Gracie Limited, 85 Cashel Street.
Firefighters and fire engines outside Ralph Gracie Limited at 85 Cashel Street following a fire that threatened nearby businesses Walter Day Limited and Browne & Heaton Ltd.
Firefighters attending a fire at Holco Industries Limited plastic moulding factory, 30 Battersea Street in Sydenham.
Owner, Ralph Gracie examines the burnt remains of his shop, Ralph Gracie Limited, at 85 Cashel Street following fire that started in a back room of the shop.
Fire at the School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Ilam.
Firefighters inspecting the burnt remains of the School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Ilam following a fire which swept through the building.
A woman pouring a shot of Wilson's whiskey at a bar amongst other whiskey brands.
Brett Maitland, a baker's apprentice, mixing dough.
Christchurch Fire Brigade workshop supervisor, Len Bamford, testing the "snorkel" for Fire Prevention Week.
Firefighters hosing the top of a bitumen tank which exploded at Bituminous Roofing Products Limited, Coleridge Street in Sydenham.
George Thompson (left) wearing the former firefighter's uniform, while Jim Philips wears the new uniform outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.