Banks Avenue Primary School pupils spelling out the word "hope" with coins on their school playground for Operation Hope, a fundraiser for Ethiopians. Pictured, from left, Perry Lorier, Steven Magrath...
Former firefighter, Jim Grenfell, with the plaque that marks the former Central Fire Station which stood at 178 Lichfield Street from 1913 to 1962. In the background is a sign for McFarlane and...
Firefighter, Mike D'Arcy, polishes a Merryweather steam fire engine at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street, ahead of the Christchurch Fire Brigade's 125th anniversary celebrations.
Chief Fire Commander, Michael Burke, with the new logo for the Christchurch Fire Brigade marking the brigades 125th anniversary
Volunteers and organisers Ron Proctor (left) and Frank Harvey planting shrubs along Ferry Road near the Ferry Road roundabout to Ferrymead bridge which have been donated by the Christchurch Botanic...
A sculpture made from timber offcuts for a "Trash-into-Art" display at the Christchurch Arts Centre. Pictured are, from left, Sinead O'Hanlon, Maria O'Connell, Fiona O'Hanlon, Taryn Newton, Kirstie...
Statue by sculptor, Llew Summers, outside the Waimairi District Council flats in Manse Place, Redwood.
The number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
Hydraulic cranes being used to remove the perimeter of the lid of the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
The damaged number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.
Residents in the new memorial garden area at Rannerdale War Veteran's Home in Upper Riccarton which was created as a result of local community group fundraising. Pictured are, from left, Ray Gifford...
Exterior of Big Apple ice rink under construction on Brougham Street.
Ice skates for hire at Big Apple ice rink shortly ahead of the rink's official opening.
Skaters at the newly opened Big Apple ice rink, the first international sized rink in Christchurch, on Brougham Street in Opawa.
People taking a break from ice skating at the café at Big Apple ice rink shortly after it opened on Brougham Street in Opawa.
Painter, Dave Blyth, with the Swiss mountain mural he is painting on carpet to reduce echoes at the Big Apple ice rink ahead of its opening on Brougham Street in Opawa.
The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.
Warren Chamberlain (left) and James Rich connecting the under ice pipes at Opawa Big Apple Rink.
The crowd of people attending the "Antiques with the Experts" seminar held at the State Trinity Church on the corner of Manchester Street and Worcester Street.
All Black, Gary Knight, supported by Andy Dalton, John Ashworth and Murray Mexted, while playing against England.
Jan-Hai Iosefa, Leua Iosefa and Sarona Iosefa at the Christchurch Town Hall after Leua's graduation.