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Firefighters' wives and children

Dawn Jack (left), Torino Lyne and children outside the flats behind the fire headquarters where they live to be closer to their husbands' work at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

E.D. Gerrard with mortar bomb

Captain E. D. Gerard, of Army District Headquarters, an explosives expert, handling a 3in mortar bomb found by police divers in the Avon River near the Wainoni Bridge. It turned out that it was a...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Falling rocks at Moa Bone Point Cave

Rocks falling from a cliff above Moa Bone Point Cave at Redcliffs following a dynamite charge explosion in an attempt to dislodge a rock outcrop in the area.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Placing dynamite charges

A hydraulic platform is used to place dynamite charges at a cliff near Shag Rock and Redcliffs.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Explosive shell found in Lyttelton Harbour

Sergeant I. M. Russell (left) and Lance Corporal J. Ryal with the remains of a 19th century shell dredged from Lyttelton Harbour and then cracked open at West Melton where it was found to not have a...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Fitting a fuse into gelignite

Labour Department explosives consultant, Laurie Stephenson (left), watches P.O. Nee, a department safety inspector, fit a fuse into a stick of gelignite, during the final day of a course in the safe...

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Shell Oil Company tank explosion

Damage to the bitumen delivery and blending tank at Shell Oil Company's bulk bitumen installation in Lyttelton, after it exploded.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Tony Fomison with rock drawings

Tony Fomison with a selection of Māori rock drawings he traced from locations across the South Island. The drawings are to be displayed at the Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery on Gloucester Street...

Date 1969-01-30
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Rock drawing and writing

Māori rock drawings with writing, traced by Tony Formison from locations across the South Island. The drawings are to be displayed at the Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery on Gloucester Street.

Date 1969-01-30
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Wairau Bar archaeological dig

Archaeological dig consisting of eight foot square grids at Wairau Bar in Marlborough.

Date 1964-02-01
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Stretcher drill at St John Ambulance competition

A team of students carrying out a stretcher drill in an ambulance as part of the St John Ambulance competitions at Hagley High School. Pictured are Ian Paul (left), Frank Watson (obscured), David Cain...

Date 1968-05-11
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

St John Ambulance Cadet competitions

Cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured is the "patient" A. Malaquin being treated by, from left, B. Chidgey, R. Spence and C...

Date 1965-04-24
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

St John Ambulance Cadet competitions

St John Ambulance cadets taking part in an annual competition at the St John Ambulance headquarters on Peterborough Street. Pictured are, from left, Corp. C. Walker (obscured), Graeme Prenice, Ron...

Date 1966-04-16
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" with a broken leg in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise...

Date 1985-08-05
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise.

Date 1985-08-05
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Testing a tractor

View of a tractor driving along a ridge in a field as part of testing.

Date 1960-05-17
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Demonstration of tractor safety

A model of a tractor being used as part of a demonstration of tractor safety to a group of students.

Date 1960-05-17
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Mary Potter Hospice front entrance

View of the front entrance to the Mary Potter Hospice for the Aged Sick on Caledonian Road.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Avonside Girls' High School third and fourth formers

Nicola Dickson (left) and Lissa Dyer, pupils at Avonside Girls' School, dressed as Ballerinas during end of year celebrations.

Format Photographs
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs