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Units at Maryville Courts

The first three units of Maryville Courts village, a retirement centre built by the Catholic Church at 155 Salisbury Street on the corner with Manchester Street.

Date 1983-11-16
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Denis Robins, world president of Fire Engineers

Denis Robins, the world president of the Institute of Fire Engineers during an inspection of fire station facilities in Christchurch. Robins is pictured in front of the training tower during an...

Date 1983-11-09
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Australian architects in Cashel Mall

Terese Banks of the Christchurch Trade and Industry Department with visiting Australian architects Michael Dysart, David Jackson and Kevin Rice in Cashel Mall near the Triangle Centre.

Date 1983-10-18
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Neil Dawson sculpture

Sculpture by Neil Dawson used as part of street theatre in Christchurch.

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Bomb disposal robot

A bomb disposal expert with a robot at Derwent Street, Bryndwr after two Second World War shells were found in the area. One of the shells was found in a resident's garage whilst they were sorting it...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Reporters with bomb disposal robot

Reporters asking an army bomb disposal expert about the robot used to remove Second World War shells found in Derwent Street, Bryndwr. One of the shells was found in a resident's garage whilst they...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Bomb disposal crater

Two boys examine a crater caused by a bomb disposal blast at Derwent Reserve just off Derwent Street in Bryndwr. A bomb disposal unit was used to remove Second World War shells found in a resident's...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mock mushroom cloud for peace festival

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mushroom cloud and fireball test explosion

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Memorial for early Christchurch architect

Mayor of Christchurch Sir Hamish Hay (centre) laying a wreath on the grave of early Christchurch architect William Armson at the Barbadoes Street Cemetery on the centenary on his death. Looking on are...

Date 1983-02-22
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Arts Employment Scheme mural on Lichfield Street

Artists from the Arts Employment Scheme with pavlovas at the official opening of the "The Kiwi Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise" designed by Janet de Wagt on the wall of the Lichfield Street carpark...

Date 1983-05-20
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Chinese miner's dwelling

The remains of a dwelling used by Chinese miners in Cromwell Gorge which has been excavated as part of a programme led by Neville Ritchie ahead of the area being flooded by Lake Dunstan as part of the...

Date 1983-08-13
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Dr Neville Ritchie and Clutha River

Archaeologist, Neville Ritchie, next to the Clutha River and a marker which shows by how much the river will rise when the area floods to form Lake Dunstan as part of the Clyde Dam project. In the...

Date 1983-08-13
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Restored Chinese miner's dwelling

A fully restored dwelling of a Chinese miner at Cromwell beside the Kawarau River. The dwelling will be flooded by Lake Dunstan as part of the Clyde Dam project.

Date 1983-08-13
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Bella McElligott's 100th birthday

Air New Zealand hostess, Sally Beaumont, presents flowers to Bella McElligott, on her flight to the West Coast to celebrate her 100th birthday.

Date 1983-12-10
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Edith Edwards' 100th birthday cake

Edith Edwards, 100, cuts her birthday cake with her niece, Freda Edwards and great-great niece, Kirstie MacMillan at Holly Lea residential home in Fendalton.

Date 1983-01-15
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Railways Corporation publicity featuring Trudy van Zyl

"Miss Freightcare", Trudy van Zyl, in a dangerous goods store in Christchurch as part of campaign to promote safe handling of substances and awkward loads by the Railways Corporation. Zyl is wearing a...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs