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...
A group of model glider enthusiasts gathered at Wigram with their model gliders as part of the annual Canterbury inter-club flying competition.
Exterior of the hydroslides at QEII Park during the final stages of construction.
Members of the Operation Deep Freeze Women's Club collating pages for a new American cookbook to raise money for Nazareth House. Club members, from left, Phyllis Hamond, Chris Stedman, Jo Wilson...
Portrait of author and retired Canterbury Malting Co administration manager, Ernest G. Collins, with his book, Malting in the Heathcote Valley. The book was supplied to staff, retired staff, public...
Car race with a Bentley in the foreground at the Wheels and Wings Classic at Wigram.
Children practising choir singing at the Town Hall.
Marian College principal, Sister Eleanor Capper, in the new school grounds. Behind her is the old Louisson homestead.
Teachers and students at Shirley Boy's High School 25th anniversary assembly in the town hall auditorium.
Grant Walker is being filmed by Chris Carroll and Keith Pullen.
Woman and child examine shoes on display in Dowsons, Ferry Road.
Exterior of Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street. A handwritten sign outside announces the store is now open.
View of a World War II gun emplacement and down the 160 metre drop towards the entrance to a tunnel formerly used to store the shells for the guns at Godley Head.
Rex Jones, Lighthouse keeper, stood outside a derelict World War II bunker at the Godley Head complex of gun emplacements and bunkers.
Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.
Moffatt Appliances Ltd Toshiba agent Mr G R Green unveiling a new microwave oven and discussing merits of using a microwave.
Assembler Maureen Flattery-Donohoe checking printed componentry at the Tait Electronics production unit.
The Minister of Trade, Mr Talboys on a visit to Tait electronics' factory following a presentation of an export award to the factory. The minister is shown inspecting circuits created by a female...
Ben Rumble, the sales manager for Tait Electronics marking on a world map potential targets for international sales campaigns.
Close-up of an 18-carat gold medal presented to Prince Charles in Dunedin by the Wizard of Dunedin, Wayne Everson, Commander of the Dunedin regiment of Alf's Imperial Army.
A man moulding tyres at Firestone Tyre's Papanui factory.
Alison Watson next to a selection of Tait radiotelephones to be exported to the UK.
Graham Condon, paraplegic athlete, in his racing wheelchair with the chair's builder Graham Hamblin (left) of Healing Industries Ltd. The chair is being checked over ahead of the "Star" City to Surf...
Strikers with placards on a picket line at Sawyers Arms Road dump being moved by police to allow a Mogel Bin Services truck to offload Waimairi County rubbish.