Crowds of people gathered for the auctioning of sections on Huntsbury Downs.
Exterior view of the former Sydenham fire station at 293 Colombo Street.
Construction of the new fire station at 77 Simeon Street in Spreydon. The new station is replacing the Sydenham fire station.
Members of the Rangiora No.1 team competing at the Canterbury provincial fire brigade competition in Lyttelton. Pictured are, from left, Ray Hart, Peter Dench and Don Hassall.
Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at158 High Street.
Firefighters removing corrugated iron roofing to extinguish a fire at the Māori Girls Hostel on the corner of Papanui Road and Webb Street. The fire broke out whilst painters were burning paint from...
The burnt remains of a house on Clifton Hill, overlooking Moncks Bay.
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
A crayfishing boat, Glen Heath, in Lyttelton Harbour.
Exterior view of the Evans flour mill in Timaru.
Freshly baked pies by Broadway Bakeries at their new Durham Street premises.
Maurice Richard weighs out flour for baking.
Nick Barlow tipping fruit cake mixture into a barrow.
Jacqueline Baxter with nursery rhyme cakes at the Ernest Adams factory on Tuam Street in Phillipstown.
Uncooked cakes on the production line at the Ernest Adams factory on Tuam Street in Phillipstown. Pictured are, from left, Ivan McDonald, Keith Adams, B. Murray and John Riley.
Star reporter, Colin Bryant, at the top of an extension ladder on a fire engine outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Fire extinguisher demonstration by Gravier (NZ) Limited on an old car at Carrs Road rubbish dump with firefighters who attended the demonstration.
A firefighter straightening out the Japanese flag outside the Town Hall which became entangled before a royal visit.
Inspectors of the Department of Internal Affairs, G. Persen (left) and H. Richards, with a box of gelignite found in a woolshed on a property at 309 Mount Pleasant Road. It was unclear who put the...
Bill Taylor and David Rankin excavating moa bones, discovered during preparations for an extension to Mr Taylor's house on Clifton Terrace.
St John Ambulance nurses of the Beckenham division, Denise Butteridge (left) and Sandra Megson tending to a "patient" during the St John Ambulance brigade annual first aid competitions on Salisbury...
Ron Cone at a military camp in Fiji.