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.
A hydraulic platform is used to place dynamite charges at a cliff near Shag Rock and Redcliffs.
Aerial photograph of Christchurch Public Hospital, gardens and museum
Maria Rohs - school photo - Our Lady of the Assumption in Hoon Hay.
Machinery working in Halswell quarry.
Plant at Halswell quarry where crushing operations are carried out.
One of the earliest stoves manufactured by the Christchurch Gas Company.
Aerial view of the University of Canterbury campus in Ilam under construction.
The Geology department at the University of Canterbury.
Visitors walk along the bank of the Avon River at Ilam Gardens.
Aerial view showing the planned route of the northern motorway from Belfast towards the central city.
School children crossing Riccarton Road during busy traffic.
Interior of the new gymnasium at Christchurch Teachers College under construction in the central city near the main college buildings on the corner of Montreal Street and Peterborough Street.
Exterior of the new gymnasium at Christchurch Teachers College under construction in the central city near the main college buildings on the corner of Montreal Street and Peterborough Street.
Competitors in the matrons' event of the Shrove Tuesday pancake race.
Children from schools across Christchurch planting trees at Elizabeth Park for Arbor Day. Pictured are, from left, Lynn Pronk, Sharon Petty, Sam Fuimaono and Geoffrey Foulkes.
Mayor, George Manning (left), Brigadier T. C. Campbell and Commander R.F. Sanderson in the Queen's Birthday Parade in Cathedral Square.
Christine Campbell throwing a coin in the wishing pool in the New Zealand Refrigerating Company's building, Hereford Street.
Aerial view of the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show at Addington showgrounds.
Shearers, from left, Alan Norman, Don Hammond, George Karaitiana, and Alex MacDonald at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show.
Crowds at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show at Addington showgrounds.
A dog on Seaview Road waiting for the New Brighton Shrove Tuesday pancake race to commence.
Substation on Straven Road by the grounds of Christhurch Boys' High School.