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Planned fire at Akaroa fire station

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...

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Model gliders at Wigram

A group of model glider enthusiasts gathered at Wigram with their model gliders as part of the annual Canterbury inter-club flying competition.

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Hydroslide construction at QEII Park

Exterior of the hydroslides at QEII Park during the final stages of construction.

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Members of the Operation Deep Freeze Women's Club

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...

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Ernest G. Collins with his book

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...

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Bentley in a car race at Wigram

Car race with a Bentley in the foreground at the Wheels and Wings Classic at Wigram.

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School children singing

Children practising choir singing at the Town Hall.

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Sister Eleanor Capper at Marian College

Marian College principal, Sister Eleanor Capper, in the new school grounds. Behind her is the old Louisson homestead.

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Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street

Exterior of Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street. A handwritten sign outside announces the store is now open.

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Gun emplacement, Godley Head

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.

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World War II bunker, Godley Head

Rex Jones, Lighthouse keeper, stood outside a derelict World War II bunker at the Godley Head complex of gun emplacements and bunkers.

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Moving to the new Canterbury Public Library

Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.

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Moffatt Appliances Ltd Toshiba agent with microwave oven

Moffatt Appliances Ltd Toshiba agent Mr G R Green unveiling a new microwave oven and discussing merits of using a microwave.

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Tait Electronic Assembly

Assembler Maureen Flattery-Donohoe checking printed componentry at the Tait Electronics production unit.

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Tait Electronic Assembly

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...

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Tait Electronic sales manager, Ben Rumble

Ben Rumble, the sales manager for Tait Electronics marking on a world map potential targets for international sales campaigns.

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Medal presented to Prince Charles by Alf's Imperial Army

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.

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Tait radiotelephones for export

Alison Watson next to a selection of Tait radiotelephones to be exported to the UK.

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Graham Condon preparing for the "Star" City to Surf race

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...

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Police and picketers at the Sawyers Arms Road dump

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.

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