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Explosion at Nu-Way Dry Cleaners

Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.

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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Fitting a fuse into gelignite

Labour Department explosives consultant, Laurie Stephenson (left), watches P.O. Nee, a department safety inspector, fit a fuse into a stick of gelignite, during the final day of a course in the safe...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Occupational therapy class

Mrs M. Moses helping Mr H. Fisher to make a mop at an occupational therapy class run by the Christchurch Aged People's Welfare Council at their premises at 60 Cashel Street.

Date 1962-09-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Fire engines departing central station

Fire engines relocating from the old Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street to the new one at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1962-08-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

The new Kilmore Street fire station

Fire engines at the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street station shortly after relocating the fire engines from the former site at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1962-08-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Minister of Transport inspecting firefighters

J. K. McAlpine (right), the Minister of Transport with Chief Fire Officer Mr L. R. Osmond inspecting firefighters at the opening of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1962-08-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Central fire station on Kilmore Street

The exterior of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date unspecified month and day in 1962
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

View of the new central fire station

A view of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street, as seen from Cambridge Terrace. In the centre is the training tower under construction.

Date 1962-01-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Spencerville Residents Association community hall

Exterior of the Spencerville Residents Association Community Hall, Hayders Road, during construction. Members of the Association are pictured working on completing the building along with three...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Demonstration of a new textile screen printing process

Miss Jenny Flaver putting colour on some souvenir head scarves using a new process of textile screen printing, the only one of its kind in New Zealand. The process uses Swiss dyes in place of a...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Milk tanker

Stainless steel milk tanker manufactured in Hamilton for Canterbury Dairy Farmers Ltd parked outside farm building awaiting use.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Parking attendants on Gloucester Street

Mrs K. R. Banich (left) and Mrs A. E. Rees, parking attendants, pose next to a parking meter on Gloucester Street ahead of their first shift in the city.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Waltham Railway yard on day of strike

View from the overhead bridge across the idle railway yard at Waltham during a day of strike action. The Port Hills are visible in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Romaldini daredevil riders show, Templeton

A Romaldini motorcycle rider crashing through a flaming timber and tarred paper wall as part of the Romaldini daredevil riders show in Templeton.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Roller Skating champions practising

New Zealand skating fours champions Rex Davies, Brian Wray, Rae Dawson and Doreen Dobson practicing the "death spin" move at Canterbury Court.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs