Jan Shuttleworth (right), chairman of the building committee and Bo' Smith with the project notes on the construction site of Pompallier Village retirement home in Akaroa.
Jenny Dillard, 26, outside Spreydon Fire Station after being rejected by the Fire Brigades Union of Canterbury following executives of the Union voting against allowing women into the fire service.
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
C. Bergman (left), J. Tito, B. Allat and M. Herezo (right) inspecting rugs on the finishing line at the UEB plant in Auckland. The yarn for these rugs was produced in Christchurch.
Display of television sets for sale in a technology retail store.
A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...
The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Exterior of Millers Department Store on Tuam Street with window displays along the ground floor.
D. Sumner, centre director, outside the Vincentian recovery centre for alcoholics at 282 Kilmore Street.
Kevin Williams being stopped by Pat Ngaau during a rugby league game at Sydenham Showgrounds.
Dave Farrell and Brian Geddis craft glass items in front of an audience at the Industries Fair.
Christchurch Girls' High School students at the end of their "pramathon" for Telethon.
Irish singer, Val Doonican, sings while sitting with children at Telethon.
Children at Ouruhia School jumping over pine tree hurdles during their walkathon to raise money for Telethon.
Children wave branches as part of a song and dance festival in Cathedral Square to mark the start of Telethon.
Michael, Danny, Rosemary, Douglas, and Harry Marquet of Aranui running to raise money for Telethon.
Raewyn Tyler, Julie McNabb, Cindy Knight, and Janine Tyler with Whoppa Swoppa adverts.
Lee Heatherley leads a conga line at Telethon to celebrate the raising of $2 million.
Ken Ellis, Bishop W. A. Pyatt, and Val Doonican receive funds raised by the Rolleston and New Brighton fire brigades for Telethon.
Presenters and guests celebrate at Telethon.
Nicola Cleland, a temporary worker, painting the top diving board at Centennial Pool.
A portion of the Cobham Intermediate School which has been damaged by fire.
The fire damaged headquarters of the Highway 61 gang.
Fire damaged railway carriages at Ensors Road locomotive sheds.