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Firefighters training at Queen Elizabeth II Park

Firefighters working to extinguish a deliberately set fire at the old grandstand at Queen Elizabeth II Park as part of a training exercise. The grandstand is being removed ahead of the Commonwealth...

Date 1972-03-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at 110 Jeffreys Road

Belongings of the residents at the Young Christian Workers' Movement commune at 110 Jeffreys Road, Bryndwr, following a fire that caused extensive damage to the property.

Date 1972-11-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Arson at Ladbrooks

The burnt remains of cars and machinery at Ladbrooks following a deliberately lit fire on the premises on Leadleys Road in Halswell.

Date 1972-11-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at the Christchurch Gas Company plant

A firefighter examines the foam covered tar refining unit at the Christchurch Gas Company plant in Waltham following a fire caused by tar being taken for testing.

Date 1972-06-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire damage at Young Image Amusement Centre

A police officer inspects the fire damage to pool tables at Young Image Amusement Centre, 832 Colombo Street. It was believed the fires were deliberately lit.

Date 1972-06-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Burnt remains of Victoria Square piecart

The burnt remains of the Victoria Square piecart which caught fire outside the owners home at 90 Ollivers Road, Linwood.

Date 1972-02-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at Workingmens Club

Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Firefighters opening up roof

Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Internal wiper for protective mask

A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Rubber ammonia suit for firefighting

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.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Firefighter examination

Christchurch firefighters sitting their qualifying exam at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Inspection of firefighter recruits

E. B. E. Taylor (right), F. A. Hardy and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

George Manning Home, Spreydon

Exterior of the George Manning Home at 147 Lyttelton Street, Spreydon, at the time it was opened by the Manchester Unity Homes Trust Board.

Date 1972-09-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

High altitude boots

Close-up of a pair of high altitude boots identical to those worn by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing when they conquered Mount Everest in 1953.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Reformation of Square brochure

Map inside a brochure showing proposed changes to Christchurch Transport Board bus stops in Cathedral Square.

Date 1972-11-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Reformation of Square brochure

Cover of a Christchurch Transport Board brochure on the re-formation of Cathedral Square bus stops. Includes a list of places of interest in the Christchurch area and what buses to catch to get there.

Date 1972-11-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Peperomia griseo-argentea

Watercolour painting of Peperomia griseo – argentea Yuncker.

Date 1972-03-24
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations