Mrs Lal Keen, the first resident of the Methodist Central Mission Fairhaven Residential Club, on the site of the Club during the final stages of construction at 91 Harewood Road, Papanui.
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.
Views of widening work on Main South Road near the junction with Riccarton Road.
Views of excavation work on Kilmarnock Street.
Views of the Dyers Pass Road realignment.
Views of a grader skimming the surface off grassland in North Hagley Park in preparation for the construction of a road to link Harper Avenue to the end of Salisbury Street.
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.
Clearing a collapsed building in the CBD.
The interior of the Big Apple ice skating rink under construction, prior to pipelaying under the soon-to-be ice rink.
Views of soil being removed from the cricket pitch at Lancaster Park.
Views of excavation work at the Star paper store warehouse.
Views of the car park and excavation work at the Star paper store warehouse.
Workers repairing the water mains in Victoria Street.
Excavation of the site for the Stewart fountain on the triangle formed by the corner of High Street and Colombo Street.
A construction worker carrying out excavation work prior to the construction of the new Council parking building on Lichfield Street.
March Construction machinery using a vibrahammer extractor to haul up the piles of Sumner pier.
Excavator reducing the size of a sand dune near Marine Parade.
Earth clearing operations inside the newly built Canterbury Court building at Addington Show Grounds in preparation for the 1961 New Zealand Industries Fair.
Bridge over the Heathcote River in Opawa looking towards the Port Hills.
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.
Demolition of the Victoria Street substation.
Trench digger in operation.