A group of men inspecting potential Commonwealth Games venues around Christchurch including the Town Hall construction site from the top of the Christchurch Star building. Pictured are, Kenneth...
A group of men standing on the construction site for Christchurch Town Hall during an inspection of potential Commonwealth Games venues around Christchurch. Pictured are, Mr K. S. Duncan secretary of...
Views of Graeme Silvester, secretary of the Canterbury Lifesaving Association with daughter, Jane.
Sir Tyrone Guthrie at new town hall site
Views of the Town Hall construction.
Three year old Denise Bigham with entries into "The Star" School Playtime colouring competition at "The Star" offices on Kilmore Street.
I. B. (Barry) Brickell with the sculpture commissioned by Waitaki NZ Refrigerating, Kilmore Street. The sculpture is in the main foyer of the building.
Workers on the roof of the octagonal section of the former Normal School during redevelopment into Cranmer Courts apartments on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.
View of Mayor, Hamish Hay, and CJ Berryman examining a model of the proposed restoration of the former Normal School into an apartment complex on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.
Protesters on Kilmore Street near the Christchurch Town Hall following a march from Cathedral Square with banners and placards protesting against Prime Minister Robert Muldoon.
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.
Christchurch Fire Brigade workshop supervisor, Len Bamford, testing the "snorkel" for Fire Prevention Week.
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...
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.
Warren Fletcher with the new turntable ladder unit at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.
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.
Lloyd Johns, Fire Service Commission director of training, inspects new firefighters as part of the passing out parade at Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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...
Tony Philips, 23, a Christchurch firefighter, who is writing a history of the Christchurch Fire Brigade.