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Shrubs for Ferry Road

Volunteers and organisers Ron Proctor (left) and Frank Harvey planting shrubs along Ferry Road near the Ferry Road roundabout to Ferrymead bridge which have been donated by the Christchurch Botanic...

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Firefighters at number 6 petrol tank

Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Removing the lid of number 6 petrol tank

Hydraulic cranes being used to remove the perimeter of the lid of the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Damage to number 6 petrol tank

The damaged number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Hot water cylinder explosion

A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Gas works material for landfill

Material from the demolished Christchurch Gas Company gas works ready for removal to the Waimairi landfill site.

Date 1985-06-12
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Ray Whiting and golfing buggy

Christchurch industrial design engineer, Ray Whiting with the electric golfing buggy he has designed.

Date 1985-12-07
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Marlin computer in operation

Marlin, a marine loading indicator computer in operation amongst cargo ships at Lyttelton Harbour. The computer is designed to help the loading and unloading of cargo including the weight of cargo and...

Date 1985-01-14
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Project engineer at Canterbury Engineering

Stephen Flanagan, project engineer for Canterbury Engineering Limited. Stephen is working on a contract with the Railways Corporation and is pictured with a device that can isolate the electricity...

Date 1985-05-11
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

G.L. Bowron and Co. sheep products

Mandy Barnett, Bowron's South Island sales representative with samples of sheep products and promotional materials by G. L Bowron and Co. sheep products based in Woolston.

Date 1985-03-09
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Trash-into-Art display

A sculpture made from timber offcuts for a "Trash-into-Art" display at the Christchurch Arts Centre. Pictured are, from left, Sinead O'Hanlon, Maria O'Connell, Fiona O'Hanlon, Taryn Newton, Kirstie...

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Llew Summers sculpture at Manse Place

Statue by sculptor, Llew Summers, outside the Waimairi District Council flats in Manse Place, Redwood.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Bob Harrow, raspberry grower

Bob Harrow with his remaining raspberry plot on at 130 Withells Road on the corner with Maidstone Road, following the sale of his commercial raspberry business.

Date 1985-01-15
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Polishing a Merryweather steam fire engine

Firefighter, Mike D'Arcy, polishes a Merryweather steam fire engine at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street, ahead of the Christchurch Fire Brigade's 125th anniversary celebrations.

Date 1985-11-11
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Coin fundraiser at Banks Avenue Primary School

Banks Avenue Primary School pupils spelling out the word "hope" with coins on their school playground for Operation Hope, a fundraiser for Ethiopians. Pictured, from left, Perry Lorier, Steven Magrath...

Date 1985-03-28
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Jim Grenfell with plaque at former fire station site

Former firefighter, Jim Grenfell, with the plaque that marks the former Central Fire Station which stood at 178 Lichfield Street from 1913 to 1962. In the background is a sign for McFarlane and...

Date 1985-11-30
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Residents of Rannerdale War Veteran's Home

Residents in the new memorial garden area at Rannerdale War Veteran's Home in Upper Riccarton which was created as a result of local community group fundraising. Pictured are, from left, Ray Gifford...

Date 1985-03-12
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Collection 1985 Star photographs