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Firefighters awards

Views of awards presented to firefighters. Pictured in frame 3 are B. Joyce, D. Johnstone, N.J. Pickering, A. Ellis, C. Elkins, J. Bell, and J. McCaw.

Date 1970-01-30
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

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

Fire at the Bryndwr railway station

Firefighters attending a fire at the Bryndwr railway station. Local residents claimed the fire was started by children.

Date 1970-06-27
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

Internal wiper for protective mask

A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Rubber ammonia suit for firefighting

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.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 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

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

Rolleston volunteer firefighters

Female volunteer firefighters who have just passed their voluntary firefighters course and have started work as part of the Rolleston Voluntary Fire Brigade. Pictured are, from left, Daphne Cowan...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 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

Firefighter parade inspection

Mayor Hamish Hay (right) with Mr Stevens, B.F. Hyland (left, rear) and Commissioner F. Hardy firefighters as part of a ceremony to mark the change from the Christchurch Fire Board to the Fire Services...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Star photographs

Fire extinguisher demonstration

Fire extinguisher demonstration by Gravier (NZ) Limited on an old car at Carrs Road rubbish dump with firefighters who attended the demonstration.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs