Exterior of the new fire station at 49 Beach Road in Akaroa.
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...
Ali White operates the filling machine at Barkers Winery, Geraldine which has just started producing non-alcoholic fruit drinks.
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...
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...
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...
Exterior of the hydroslides at QEII Park during the final stages of construction.
Members of the student music group, The Vocal Chords.
Car race with a Bentley in the foreground at the Wheels and Wings Classic at Wigram.
Woman and child examine shoes on display in Dowsons, Ferry Road.
Exterior of Dowsons store at 68 Lichfield Street. A handwritten sign outside announces the store is now open.
Louise Virtue, Librarian, shifting books from the old Canterbury Public Library to the new Central Library Gloucester Street.
Exterior of the former Canterbury Public Library building on the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Hereford Street.
Starlets with Father Christmas at the annual Starlets Christmas Party at Christchurch Town Hall.
Interior of the Sign of the Takahe restaurant area on Hackthorne Road, Cashmere.
Librarian, Roger Flury, holding books on the day the former Canterbury Public Library on the corner of Hereford Street and Cambridge Terrace closed ahead of the new building opening on Gloucester...
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.
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...
J.L. McFadden with a Christmas cake shaped as Santa's workshop. The cake was created by the Christchurch Hospital kitchen for the paediatric ward's children's Christmas party.
Two year old, Gavin Hussey examining the Christmas tree with a selection of presents inside ChristChurch Cathedral.
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...
Santa Claus at the Skate Inn roller staking rink, Dunedin.
Portrait of deputy city librarian for Canterbury Public Library, Helen Tait.
Exterior of the Canterbury Public Library as seen from Gloucester Street on the corner with Oxford Terrace shortly prior to opening.