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Demolition of the old Wigram Air Base fire station

Excavator driver, Jimmy Young (right), with construction foreman, Bruce Chalklen, at the old Wigram Air Base fire station during its demolition to make way for a larger station next door.

Date 1988-03-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Filming a traffic safety film

Roadshow 82 traffic safety filming on Harper Avenue showing a simulated collision between a Mini and a truck.

Date 1982-01-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Mini for Roadshow 82

A front end loader carrying a mini for use in the filming the road safety film, Roadshow 82, on Harper Avenue.

Date 1982-01-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Site of former Langford House

The site of the former Langford House, a former residential care home, following demolition works at 20 Battersea Street on the corner with Durham Street in Sydenham.

Date 1982-10-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Demolition of old Jellie Park complex

Demolition of the administration block and shop at the old Jellie Park swimming pool complex.

Date 1988-10-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Big Apple ice skating rink awaiting pipelaying

The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.

Date 1985-03-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Drive World at QEII Park

Michael Norris, age 4, learning to drive an excavator digger at Drive World at QEII Park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

New Zealand Army at Orana Park

New Zealand Army Ready Reaction Force Engineers Unit staff from Burnham Military Base stood on the ground and in a digger, helping to put up poles and netting for the new aviary at Orana Park.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1991 Star photographs

New petrol station site, Main North Road

Joe Vuletich of Townsend Excavating removing roofing iron from demolished shops to make way for a new Mobil service station on the corner of Prestons Road and Main North Road.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Redevelopment of the Victoria Square floral clock

View of the site of where the Victoria Square floral clock was removed before being recreated a metre away during the redevelopment of Victoria Square as the Parkroyal hotel was being built.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Roadworks on Marine Parade

View along Marine Parade of a digger and workmen doing roadworks. In the foreground is a sign for a Gypsy fair.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Photographs by Janneth Gil

Preparing a site on Worsley Spur for water tanks

View across Worsley Spur, Hoon Hay of a construction site with a digger clearing a site in preparation for the installation of water tanks.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Burial at the Waimairi Cemetery

A burial taking place using a digger at Waimairi Cemetery at 195 Grahams Road (between Cranbrook Avenue and Gregan Street), Burnside. A workman in a high vis jacket watches on.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Janneth Gil

Installation of high pressure water supply, Curletts Road

A trench digger preparing to lay a line on Curletts Road on the corner with Main South Road for the installation of high pressure water supply. Pictured, from left, Mr A Kelly, Mr A Dyhrberg, Mr R C...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A digger with a group of people on a mound of sand as the tide comes in at Waimairi Beach during the attempted rescue of a stranded false killer whale. Two children are running in the foreground and...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Photographs by Tegan Hollis-Ristow

Road works, Owles Terrace, New Brighton

Roadworks and road closure sign at the intersection at 41 Hardy Street and Owles Terrace in New Brighton.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Photographs by Rachel Pugh

Collapsed roof at former Normal School

Collapsed roof as part of the former Normal School buildings during the construction of Cranmer Courts on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Clearing snow on Dyers Pass Road

A grader clearing the snow on Dyers Pass Road with cars and buses in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs