A firefighter clearing away an acid spill from a truck at the Sockburn roundabout.
Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.
Three generations of the Edmonds family at the Thomas Edmonds Restaurant, in the Thomas Edmonds band rotunda on Cambridge Terrace. Pictured (from left) are Ray Edmonds, his granddaughter, Miriam...
Firefighters attending a fire at the Bryndwr railway station. Local residents claimed the fire was started by children.
Miles Ruddenklau (left) of the New Brighton Jaycees with Chief Superintendent of the Christchurch Fire Board F. Hardy with a resuscitator unit. The unit was presented to the Christchurch Fire Board by...
The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
A firefighter demonstrating the new protective clothing at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter wearing a rubber ammonia suit with a spark proof torch attached to the hip at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
The workshop at S. Hindin and Sons Ltd with air compressing units.
Freshly baked pies by Broadway Bakeries at their new Durham Street premises.
Jacqueline Baxter with nursery rhyme cakes at the Ernest Adams factory on Tuam Street in Phillipstown.
Uncooked cakes on the production line at the Ernest Adams factory on Tuam Street in Phillipstown. Pictured are, from left, Ivan McDonald, Keith Adams, B. Murray and John Riley.
Mr Gilbert, the South Island customer engineering manager with IBM, checks a computer terminal at an exhibition in the student union building, Ilam. The exhibition is part of a conference of the New...
A crane on the construction site of the Christchurch Town Hall from Kilmore Street.
Doughman, Wayne Walker, mixing the dough at Home Bakery Colombo Street at 1.15am.
Christchurch Fire Brigade workshop supervisor, Len Bamford, testing the "snorkel" for Fire Prevention Week.
Exterior of the Zealandia Milling Company Limited mill on Hazeldean Road, Addington.
Carpets on display at the Moorhouse Carpet Market on Moorhouse Avenue.
Gabriel Kremer checks the new oven at Shades French Bakery on Hereford Street shortly before it opens.
Mrs Vivian Hopkins (left) and Mrs Doreen Ramsey decorating Christmas cakes at the Ernest Adams factory in Phillipstown for export to Australia.
Christchurch city councillors inspecting progress on the construction site of the new Town Hall.
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.