Views of Mr William Palmer sitting in a St. John Ambulance which he has been driving for nearly 30 years and is now retiring.
Views of ambulance driving officer, N. Howley, with map showing traffic accidents.
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.
Portraits of Mr Frank Bryden, former chief officer of the Kaiapoi Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Portraits of Mr W. G. Croll, chairman of the Mountain Search and Rescue Co-ordinating Committee for the Christchurch police district.
Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.
Demonstration rescue of Eileen Britt in Cathedral Square from upper floors of the United Service Hotel using a flying fox.
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...
A firefighter clearing away an acid spill from a truck at the Sockburn roundabout.
Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.
Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.
Police and explosive experts at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham where two bombs were defused and third exploded.
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.
Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.
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.
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...
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at158 High Street.
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
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.