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Inspection of Persian rugs

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.

Date 1979-05-31
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Television set display

Display of television sets for sale in a technology retail store.

Date 1979-10-17
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Old and new fire ladders

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...

Date 1979-02-16
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Fire ladders on display

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.

Date 1979-02-15
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Jenny Dillard outside Spreydon Fire Station

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.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Pallets of Coca Cola at Southern Bottlers

A forklift driver unloads a pallet of Coca Cola at Southern Bottlers Limited on Chapmans road just off Port Hills Road in Hillsborough.

Date 1979-11-15
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Former school hall in Akaroa

Exterior of a former convent and school hall in Akaroa, shortly prior to being converted into Pompallier Village retirement home.

Date 1979-08-04
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Pompallier Village development, Akaroa

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.

Date 1979-08-04
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

North East Christchurch Energy Group Protest

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...

Date 1979
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Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Hornby High School classrooms and students

Exterior of Hornby High School classrooms with students in the foreground in the playground area.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Skellerup industral department stock

A man stood in the industrial department with rubber products produced by Skellerup Industries Ltd.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Bethany Maternity Hospital, Papanui

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.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Kiln and Loom Exhibition, CSA Gallery

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.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Riccarton High School uniform designs

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...

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Queue for lottery ticket in Cathedral Square

People queuing in Cathedral Square outside Finney's Tobacconist for a $20 lottery ticket for their chance in the $3,150,000 prize draw.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Manchester Street queue

People queuing to purchase Encore lottery tickets from Bernard Samson's shop along Manchester Street.

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Collection 1979 Star photographs