Carpets on display at the Moorhouse Carpet Market on Moorhouse Avenue.
Gabriel Kremer checks the new oven at Shades French Bakery on Hereford Street shortly before it opens.
Mrs Vivian Hopkins (left) and Mrs Doreen Ramsey decorating Christmas cakes at the Ernest Adams factory in Phillipstown for export to Australia.
A fire engine with a turntable ladder parked in a car parking area.
A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
The new Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine, a Chevrolet Custom C35 chassis and cab, the first of its kind in New Zealand.
Environmentalist board game invented by Steve Darnold.
Francine Porteous, executive officer responsible for the Pacific Islands Industrial Development Scheme (PIIDS), with a soccer ball that will be manufactured in Tonga by F. C. Matthews and Sons Ltd.
Jenny Meyer, owner of Thyme Cottage on Colombo Street towards Edgeware Road in St Albans.
Carol Ornsby lifts golf balls from the paint machine at the Spalding factory on Radley Street in Woolston.
Exterior view of Papanui butchery.
Murray Turnbull of M.W. Richardson Limited on Fitzgerald Avenue, winner of the Wattyl Award for best furniture finishing apprentice in New Zealand.
Ken Gibson, being wheeled in a tea chest by his workmates at the end of a four year book binding apprenticeship at Whitcoulls Production on Colombo Street.
Mark McFadden (left), David Lawrie, Peter Jordan and Peter Smith, apprentices from the bookbinding and printing trades who received awards for their work at the Canterbury Manufacturers Association...
Heather McMillan, an apprentice mechanic at LWR Hosiery Limited.
Ray Stevens of the St John Ambulance Association timing Greg Rawlinson as he performs resuscitation on a mannequin as part of Resusathon 1978 at New Brighton.
Workers of the Taua Mahi Trust pruning trees at Stewarts Gully.
Ruth Miller and Carol Butel painting the North New Brighton community hall as part of a tertiary employment scheme.
Alan Rowlands inspects steel allow bars, manufactured by Stainless Castings Limited on Curries Road, which are to be exported to Australia.
View from atop a ladder on a fire engine.
A fire engine parked on a street by the Avon River.
Firefighter operating the ladder on a fire engine.
Dennis Robinson, bartender at the Erewhon Room in Noahs Hotel.
Gordon Brewer inside his car in a flood on Breezes Road.