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...
Giles Baxendell, aged 6, dressed as a fantasy literary character next to a large papier Mache dragon. The dragon was part of a display of popular fantasy books at the Arts Centre organised by the...
Co-manager of the craft shop in Bishopdale, N.M. Mannis with a display of stuffed toys.
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.
Women holding banners outside court.
A group of women from the Women Against Rape group, being escorted by police from their protest site outside Christchurch District Court due to their chanting and singing disturbing court proceedings.
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.
Hand-drawn map of the route taken by protesters against the Springbok rugby tour around Lancaster Park. Arrows on the map mark where confrontations with police occurred.
Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.
Chris Parsons reads to children during story time at Halswell Library.
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...