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Festival of Wheels procession

A procession of cyclists followed by a vintage fire truck travelling along Rolleston Avenue towards Hagley Park as part of the Festival of Wheels.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 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

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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 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

Fire engine for Kinleith mill

The New Zealand Forest Products' fire engine at the Kinleith pulp, paper and timber mill.

Date 1971-05-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs

Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine

The new Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine, a Chevrolet Custom C35 chassis and cab, the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Date 1978-10-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1978 Star photographs

Old and new fire ladders

A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...

Date 1979-02-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Fire ladders on display

The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.

Date 1979-02-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Jenny Dillard outside Spreydon Fire Station

Jenny Dillard, 26, outside Spreydon Fire Station after being rejected by the Fire Brigades Union of Canterbury following executives of the Union voting against allowing women into the fire service.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

George Thompson

George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1977 Star photographs

Firefighter blood donors

Christchurch firefighters on their way to donate blood as part of commitment they have made to the blood donor centre, at 33 Cashel Street, to be on permanent standby for blood donations.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Star photographs

Old and new firefighter uniforms

George Thompson (left) wearing the former firefighter's uniform, while Jim Philips wears the new uniform outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Christchurch Fire Brigade camera equipment

Edward Campbell and director of training Lloyd Johns (right) with the camera equipment which will be used by the Christchurch Fire Brigade to capture firefighters in action to be used as part of...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Emergency crews at Lyttelton Harbour

Scenes of firefighters preparing to board the container ship, Spirit of Competition at Lyttelton Harbour.

Date 1995-04-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

Fire engines at Ralph Gracie Limited

Firefighters and fire engines outside Ralph Gracie Limited at 85 Cashel Street following a fire that threatened nearby businesses Walter Day Limited and Browne & Heaton Ltd.

Date 1975-05-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 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