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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 Photograph
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Mr S M Marker of Belfast, refuelling his Fox Moth at Blenheim airfield, 1961

Dad refueling his privately owned plane before take-off on a trip to the North Island, at Blenheim Airfield, Highly commended:in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Report of trip to North Island

Newspaper photo and report of Mr & Mrs Marker and friends' trip to the North Island.
Highly commended in the 2015 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Drum Majors of Christchurch Pipe Bands

Drum majors of seven pipe bands attended a special service at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, including Peggy Gunn (City of Christchurch Ladies' Pipe Band). Identified in photograph (from left) are: A...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Mowing the lawns

"My sister and a neighbourhood friend rather well-dressed for mowing...our father had put his heart and soul into producing a wonderful lawn... His efforts paid off and gave us many happy years of...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Low tension undergrounding on Evesham Crescent, Spreydon

View along Evesham Crescent in Spreydon where low tension underground cabling has been laid to avoid the need for overhead power lines.

Date unspecified day in 1961-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Linesmen's Training School

Mr Mace instructing students at the Municipal Electricity Department Linesmen's Training School.

Date unspecified day in 1961-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Relocation of Art Handicraft building

The Art Handicraft building at Addington Show Grounds being relocated to another section of the grounds as part of general improvement works.

Date 1961-10-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Avon River at end of Pembroke Street

Debbie Rimmer, 1961. Avon River at end of Pembroke Street, with rowing club at Kerrs Reach - top left hand corner. Locksley Ave on opposite side of the river.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Michael Keown and mum in Cathedral Square, 1961

Michael Keown and mum in Cathedral Square, 1961. My dad worked at the Press. This photo shows myself and my mum in cathedral Square outside the Press, war memorial and the Cathedral.

Date 1961
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Pole storage at depot

Poles stored in the yard at the Municipal Electricity Department depot on Packe Street.

Date 1961
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs