George Thompson (left) wearing the former firefighter's uniform, while Jim Philips wears the new uniform outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Lloyd Johns, Fire Service Commission director of training, inspects new firefighters as part of the passing out parade at Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Tony Philips, 23, a Christchurch firefighter, who is writing a history of the Christchurch Fire Brigade.
Edward Campbell and director of training Lloyd Johns (right) with the camera equipment which will be used by the Christchurch Fire Brigade to capture firefighters in action to be used as part of...
Firefighters hosing the top of a bitumen tank which exploded at Bituminous Roofing Products Limited, Coleridge Street in Sydenham.
Thornton Street flooding in the 1970's. Nothing new to residents of the 1960's and 70's.
Pam Stanley of Hoon Hay with the increased cost of make up.
Gas supply site in Timaru.
Number 7 and number 6 gasholders at the Christchurch Gas Company gas works on Moorhouse Avenue.
Ken Burridge (left) and Eric Gorman view the collapsed crown of the Number 6 gasholder.
The gas plant on Perth Street, Timaru.
Rockgas attendant, Gordon Hooper, with gas canisters waiting to be filled at the Christchurch Gas Company's Waltham Street depot.
View of S. R. Gerrand on top of the newly purchased mobile television unit by Christchurch Teachers College.
S.R. Gerrand demonstrating the interior of the mobile television unit purchased by Christchurch Teachers College.
View of the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
Collapse of number 6 gasholder at the Christchurch gas works.
Construction of the geography, sociology and pscyhology department buildings at the University of Canterbury.
The new sports hall at the University of Canterbury in Ilam.
Materials for office partitions being lifted into the Ministry of Transport building on the corner of Montreal Street and Cashel Street.
George Kojis sorting the suitcases of 141 Americans who arrived at the Ramada Inn hotel.
A chimney stack for Winstones being transported.
The Ministry of Transport building on the corner of Montreal Street and Cashel Street.
The Christchurch Transport Board bus depot on Moorhouse Avenue.
Riding the trabant at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show.