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Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

Date 1983-03-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Pest destruction officers preparing a pest control operation

Scenes of pest destruction officers in protective gear with and packing sacks with cut carrots ahead of being laced with 1080 poison as part of a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Russell Foster with carrots laced with 1080 poison

Views of pest destruction supervisor Russell Foster holding up cut carrots laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop during a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area. Frame...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mixing carrots with 1080 poison for a pest control operation

Scenes of pest destruction officer Grant Maynard loading carrots into a cutter to be put into barrels laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop during a rabbit population pest control operation in the...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Loading barrels of carrots and 1080 poison for a pest control operation

Scenes of a pest destruction officer loading cut carrots into barrels laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop during a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area.

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Pest destruction officers during a pest control operation

Scenes of pest destruction officers preparing cut carrots laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop during a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area. Frame one is of the...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Loading a helicopter for a pest control operation

Scenes of a helicopter being loaded with barrels filled with cut carrots laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop as part of a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area.

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Pest destruction officers during a pest control operation

Pest destruction officers taking a break during a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area. Frame one is of Grant Maynard and frame two is of Kevin Demmocks. Frame three is of...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Sacks of carrots for a pest control operation

Sacks of carrots being loaded into a trailer ahead of being cut and laced with 1080 poison as part of a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area. Loading the sacks is pest...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mixing carrots and 1080 poison for a pest control operation

Scenes of pest destruction officers in protective gear preparing cut carrots laced with 1080 poison for an aerial drop as part of a rabbit population pest control operation in the Ashley River area...

Date 1981-09-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Thomas Vinicombe climbing out of the river

Thomas Vinicombe climbing out of the Ashley River, with a woman standing in the trees on the riverbank.

Date 1936 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Vinicombe family collection

Girls standing in shallows of Ashley River

Audrey and Doreen Vinicombe wearing bathing suits standing in the shallows of the Ashley River. Ethel Vinicombe is visible on the road in background.

Date 1936 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Vinicombe family collection