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.
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.
A forklift driver unloads a pallet of Coca Cola at Southern Bottlers Limited on Chapmans road just off Port Hills Road in Hillsborough.
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.
D. Sumner, centre director, outside the Vincentian recovery centre for alcoholics at 282 Kilmore Street.
Typical Christchurch summer day at Pines Beach. Blue sky, scattered cloud, easterly coming off the sea. My brothers and sisters and their families making castles in the sand. Who is having more fun -...
The old problem of getting the charcoal barbecue going. More smoke than heat to start with ! My brother and brother-in-law trying to get some heat out of the BBQ. My nephew in the sandpit. Tomatoes on...
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...
Sign for Friendship Corner near the Bridge of Remembrance in the central city.
People queuing on Manchester Street for lotto tickets.
People queuing on Manchester Street outside David Fowke Hairdressers and Tobacconists for lotto ticket.
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.
An aerial view of Sumner beaches with dangers and patrol areas marked.
Aerial view of North Beach showing the dangerous places to swim.
A group of students from Russley Primary school with a cow at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve during a school trip.
Artists Bing Dawe, John Hurrell, Peter Wolden and David Elliot in their shared art studio in the Arts Centre which was the former School of Fine Arts for Canterbury College.
View looking up to the roof being installed for the new tea kiosk at the Botanic Gardens.