C. Bergman (left), J. Tito, B. Allat and M. Herezo (right) inspecting rugs on the finishing line at the UEB plant in Auckland. The yarn for these rugs was produced in Christchurch.
Display of television sets for sale in a technology retail store.
A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...
The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Jenny Dillard, 26, outside Spreydon Fire Station after being rejected by the Fire Brigades Union of Canterbury following executives of the Union voting against allowing women into the fire service.
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
A forklift driver unloads a pallet of Coca Cola at Southern Bottlers Limited on Chapmans road just off Port Hills Road in Hillsborough.
Exterior of a former convent and school hall in Akaroa, shortly prior to being converted into Pompallier Village retirement home.
Jan Shuttleworth (right), chairman of the building committee and Bo' Smith with the project notes on the construction site of Pompallier Village retirement home in Akaroa.
D. Sumner, centre director, outside the Vincentian recovery centre for alcoholics at 282 Kilmore Street.
In '79 the National Government introduced a 60 percent increase in the price of bulk electricity. As a result household power bills doubled. Outside a national electricity/energy conference at the...
Exterior of Hornby High School classrooms with students in the foreground in the playground area.
A man stood in the industrial department with rubber products produced by Skellerup Industries Ltd.
Exterior of the main entrance to Bethany Maternity Hospital at 34 Paparoa Street, Papanui. The hospital was managed by the Salvation Army and provided services for un-married teenage mothers.
Two women looking at a craft exhibition featuring examples of weaving, printing and pottery titled the Kiln and Loom at the Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery.
Students from Riccarton High School wearing different uniform options. The students are, from left, Christine McWha wearing the former uniform and Alison Twentyman, Sylvia Fensome and Janette Reid...
View of Tumbledown Bay.
Maree Redward stands between two steam locomotives at Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Workers upgrading the Edmonds Band Rotunda on the banks of the Avon River.
People queuing in Cathedral Square outside Finney's Tobacconist for a $20 lottery ticket for their chance in the $3,150,000 prize draw.
People queuing outside a Hairdresser-Tobacconist on Colombo Street.
People queuing to purchase Encore lottery tickets from Bernard Samson's shop along Manchester Street.
Te Kotahitanga Junior Māori dancing party celebrating outside Christchurch Town Hall following the Starlets Christmas party.