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.
Roadshow 82 traffic safety filming on Harper Avenue showing a simulated collision between a Mini and a truck.
A front end loader carrying a mini for use in the filming the road safety film, Roadshow 82, on Harper Avenue.
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.
Demolition work in Gloucester Street.
Demolition of the administration block and shop at the old Jellie Park swimming pool complex.
The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.
Demolition of New World supermarket, Main Road, Redcliffs.
Michael Norris, age 4, learning to drive an excavator digger at Drive World at QEII Park.
A construction worker carrying out excavation work prior to the construction of the new Council parking building on Lichfield Street.
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.
Excavations on Bamford Street in Woolston to lower a pipeline.
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.
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.
Excavator in the Avon River near the Armagh Street bridge looking towards Christchurch Town Hall.
View along Marine Parade of a digger and workmen doing roadworks. In the foreground is a sign for a Gypsy fair.
View across Worsley Spur, Hoon Hay of a construction site with a digger clearing a site in preparation for the installation of water tanks.
View of a coffer dam being built on the Heathcote River.
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.
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...
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...
Roadworks and road closure sign at the intersection at 41 Hardy Street and Owles Terrace in New Brighton.
Collapsed roof as part of the former Normal School buildings during the construction of Cranmer Courts on the corner of Kilmore and Montreal streets.
A grader clearing the snow on Dyers Pass Road with cars and buses in the background.