The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
A firefighter demonstrating the new protective clothing at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter wearing a rubber ammonia suit with a spark proof torch attached to the hip at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Socks the cat interrupts a parade inspection at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Christchurch firefighters sitting their qualifying exam at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
E. B. E. Taylor (right), F. A. Hardy and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Exterior of Lyndhurst Home at 58 Bealey Avenue on the corner with Montreal Street.
Exterior of the George Manning Home at 147 Lyttelton Street, Spreydon, at the time it was opened by the Manchester Unity Homes Trust Board.
Belongings of the residents at the Young Christian Workers' Movement commune at 110 Jeffreys Road, Bryndwr, following a fire that caused extensive damage to the property.
The burnt remains of cars and machinery at Ladbrooks following a deliberately lit fire on the premises on Leadleys Road in Halswell.
The burnt remains of buildings at Darfield High School.
A firefighter examines the foam covered tar refining unit at the Christchurch Gas Company plant in Waltham following a fire caused by tar being taken for testing.
A police officer inspects the fire damage to pool tables at Young Image Amusement Centre, 832 Colombo Street. It was believed the fires were deliberately lit.
The burnt remains of the Victoria Square piecart which caught fire outside the owners home at 90 Ollivers Road, Linwood.
Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.
Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,
Firefighters working to extinguish a deliberately set fire at the old grandstand at Queen Elizabeth II Park as part of a training exercise. The grandstand is being removed ahead of the Commonwealth...
Close-up of a pair of high altitude boots identical to those worn by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing when they conquered Mount Everest in 1953.
Advertising boards between the railway line and the roadside in Kaiapoi. Advertising includes Firestone tyres, DB beer, Kaiapoi travel rugs & blankets and Skellerup Quality Products.
Advertising balloon for SIMU Insurance Company suspended over a radio tower. Taken looking North East across the city from Gloucester Street.
Exterior of Durham Street Methodist Church viewed from across Durham Street. Cars are parked along the road in front of the church.
Close-up of a sewing machinist at work at Lane Walker Rudkin Industries sewing a number onto a football jersey.
Exterior view of Cowles Stadium at 210-220 Pages Rd, Wainoni which includes badminton courts.