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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 Christchurch Star photographs

Television set display

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

Date 1979-10-17
Format Photograph
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Collection 1979 Christchurch 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
Format Photograph
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Collection 1979 Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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.

Date 1979-10-27
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Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Summer day at Pines Beach

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 -...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Family barbecue

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...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Friendship Corner sign

Sign for Friendship Corner near the Bridge of Remembrance in the central city.

Date 1979-11-10
Format Photograph
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Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Shared artists' studio

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.

Date 1979-05-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs