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William Palmer, St John Ambulance driver

Views of Mr William Palmer sitting in a St. John Ambulance which he has been driving for nearly 30 years and is now retiring.

Date 1969-11-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Map of traffic accidents

Views of ambulance driving officer, N. Howley, with map showing traffic accidents.

Date 1970-01-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr W. G. Croll

Portraits of Mr W. G. Croll, chairman of the Mountain Search and Rescue Co-ordinating Committee for the Christchurch police district.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Inspector G. R. Knight

Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Demonstration rescue in Cathedral Square

Demonstration rescue of Eileen Britt in Cathedral Square from upper floors of the United Service Hotel using a flying fox.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Fire engine at Christchurch Hospital

A fire and rescue exercise taking place at Christchurch Hospital involving a New Zealand Fire Service truck and firefighters evacuating people through windows. In the foreground are groups of people...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Stryker Six fire engine

Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.

Date 1992-08-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

Bomb discovery at Firehouse nightclub

Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Police and explosives experts at Firehouse nightclub

Police and explosive experts at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham where two bombs were defused and third exploded.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Bomb disposal expert at Firehouse nightclub

A bomb disposal officer looks behind a fence to where two bombs were defused at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Hot water cylinder explosion

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Explosion at Anderson Engineering

Police guarding the scene of an acetylene tank explosion at Anderson Heavy Ferrous Foundry Centre on Curries Road, Woolston. The tank exploded as it was being unloaded from a flack deck truck.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Fire at Addington prison

Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.

Date 1973-10-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Fire in the Maritime Explorer

Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.

Date 1973-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Fire at the Christchurch Gas Company plant

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.

Date 1972-06-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs