Mabel Thomas, aged 100, in her home on Geraldine Street, Edgeware.
Mabel Thomas, now aged 100, as a younger woman, pictured at extreme right front.
Jack McLean, aged 97, arriving in Christchurch on an Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin to visit relatives in Christchurch. His wheelchair is being pushed by cabin attendant Ann Proctor.
Tom Pyle, 82, resident of Langford House at 20 Battersea Street in Sydenham. He is sitting outside the facility with his suitcase following the decision was made by the Canterbury Aged Welfare Council...
A copper gin still imported from the United Kingdom being lifted into place at Southern Grain Spirits, Kaiapoi - the South Island's first gin distillery.
Police guarding the scene of an acetylene tank explosion at Anderson Heavy Ferrous Foundry Centre on Curries Road, Woolston. The tank exploded as it was being unloaded from a flat deck truck.
Akaroa firefighters with the Akaroa fire station which they deliberately set alight as the brigade is due to move to a new station next door. Pictured are, (front) Des Kotlowski, Ted McNabb (chief...
Janice Barnett, 20, receptionist at the Arts Centre, with Neil Dawson sculpture suspended above the northern quadrangle at the Christchurch Arts Centre.
"Rosemary Johnson with her art installation, "Falling Fence" in the quadrangle of the Arts Centre. The installation is part of Anzart, an international arts festival at the Arts Centre."
Veterans of the First World War, from left, seated: Jim Ford, Jack Jamieson, standing: Robert Robertson and Jack Huggins, celebrating Armistice Day at the RSA clubrooms at 74 Armagh Street.
Vanessa, 7, who will launch the 1981 Telethon.
Betty Perrett with a scarf of the Royal Yacht Britannia given to her by Queen Elizabeth II which she will auction for Telethon.
Corina Lawson sitting on the new motorcyle of Traffic Officer G. D. Wingham at Ouruhia School.
Staff of the Post Office Telephone Fault Control Service pushing a telephone box to raise money for Telethon.
Mayor, Hamish Hay, participating in an auction for Telethon at King Edward Barracks.
Staff at Hornby Woolworths dressed up as fairy tale characters to raise money for Telethon.
Gary Craig, 14, and Brett Wright, 13, who plan to spend 24 hours in a cherry picker above Hornby Mall carpark.
Matthew Whiting who will be pulled in a sledge from the Operation Deep Freeze base to the Town Hall to raise money for Telethon.
Telethon presenter, Janis McArdle, welcomes pupils of the Christchurch School for the Disabled with their donations.
Magpie the Temuka mascot collecting for Telethon.
Glass blowers, Dave Clark, Dave Farrell, and Brian Geddis at Ferrymead.
Automated mirror production at the factory of William Thom Limited.
Heavy snowfall near Lake Lyndon.
A horse at Castle Hill under snow.