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Planned fire at Akaroa fire station

Akaroa firefighters with the Akaroa fire station which they deliberately set alight as the brigade is due to move to a new station next door. Pictured are, (front) Des Kotlowski, Ted McNabb (chief...

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

TAB computer processing centre

The TAB regional computer processing centre at Addington under construction near Addington Raceway.

Date 1981-12-16
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Family barbecue

Family barbecue at my brother's house. Beach towels on the line. Para pool with polystyrene float board. Lots of tanned bodies. Old style folding chairs. Deck chairs with canvas covering, fringed top...

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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Moving to the new Canterbury Public Library

Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

21 years of The Star excursions for the elderly

Albert Thompson, 94, cuts a Christmas cake celebrating 21 years of The Star excursions for the elderly at the Captain's Table restaurant at Christchurch Airport. Watching him is Star promotions...

Date 1981-12-11
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Tom Pyle of Langford House

Tom Pyle, 82, resident of Langford House at 20 Battersea Street in Sydenham. He is sitting outside the facility with his suitcase following the decision was made by the Canterbury Aged Welfare Council...

Date 1981-12-11
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Barkers non-alcoholic drinks

Ali White operates the filling machine at Barkers Winery, Geraldine which has just started producing non-alcoholic fruit drinks.

Date 1981-12-19
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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Moving books into the Canterbury Public Library

Louise Virtue (right) helping to move crates of books into the newly finished Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Bomb scare at Christchurch Railway Station

Girl Guides evacuating train station following a bomb scare at the Christchurch Railway Station. The station received an anonymous call at 9.50am saying a bomb had been planted on board the train.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Librarian Helen Tait

Portrait of deputy city librarian for Canterbury Public Library, Helen Tait.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Bomb scare at Christchurch Railway Station

Passengers, including Girl Guides, sheltering from the rain in a goods wagon after evacuating the railway station due to bomb scare. The station received an anonymous call at 9.50am saying a bomb had...

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Hornby Mall manager and Christmas tree

R.G. Morris, manager of Hornby Mall, placing angels on a Christmas tree as part of a programme in collaboration with the Mall Merchants Association to provide presents to disadvantaged children in and...

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Christmas tree at ChristChurch Cathedral

Two year old, Gavin Hussey examining the Christmas tree with a selection of presents inside ChristChurch Cathedral.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace as seen from Cambridge Terrace looking across to Oxford Terrace the Avon River and riverbank.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street

Exterior of Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street. A handwritten sign outside announces the store is now open.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Hydroslide construction at QEII Park

Exterior of the hydroslides at QEII Park during the final stages of construction.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library

Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library as seen from Gloucester Street on the corner with Oxford Terrace shortly prior to opening.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs