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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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

Jock Grant with moa bones

Jock Grant with moa bones he found while digging a trench for a sewer line on Main Road, Redcliffs.

Date 1969-01-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Wairau Bar archaeological dig

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

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

Textile mill at Redruth

Aerial view of the Alliance Textile (New Zealand) Limited mill at Redruth, Timaru. In the centre is the newly constructed main road bridge over Saltwater Creek.

Date 1966-03-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch 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 Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

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.

Date 1969-09-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

New Brighton firefighters

New Brighton firefighters outside the New Brighton Fire Station. The photo was taken to mark the fiftieth jubilee of the New Brighton brigade in 1958. Back, from left to right: Fireman: J. Rouse...

Date 1958
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

Old and new firefighter uniforms

Stanley Barrett (left) in the old firefighter's uniform and David Stickings in the new waterproofed uniform outside the Central Fire Station and 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1960-08-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch 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...

Date 1968-04-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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.

Date 1966-09-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Placing dynamite charges

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

Date 1966-09-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch 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...

Date 1964-05-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs