Views of Mr William Palmer sitting in a St. John Ambulance which he has been driving for nearly 30 years and is now retiring.
Station Officer, Mike Bowden (left), and Senior Station Officer, Symon Stirland-Mitchell (right), demonstrate the new and old firefighting protective clothing respectively.
Di Fisher, a member of the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade and the first woman firefighter in Christchurch.
Firefighter, Lionel Gage, dampening the ground surrounding the controlled burn of a fire in a weatherboard building during a training exercise.
Views of ambulance driving officer, N. Howley, with map showing traffic accidents.
Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at158 High Street.
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
A firefighter examines the foam covered tar refining unit at the Christchurch Gas Company plant in Waltham following a fire caused by tar being taken for testing.
A police officer inspects the fire damage to pool tables at Young Image Amusement Centre, 832 Colombo Street. It was believed the fires were deliberately lit.
Firefighters outside Walter Day Limited on Cashel Street during their attendance at a fire next door at Ralph Gracie Limited, 85 Cashel Street.
Firefighters and fire engines outside Ralph Gracie Limited at 85 Cashel Street following a fire that threatened nearby businesses Walter Day Limited and Browne & Heaton Ltd.
Firefighters examine the scene of a fire in the kitchen at Fail's Café at 82 Cashel Street.
A firefighter clearing away an acid spill from a truck at the Sockburn roundabout.
Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.
Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.
Police and explosive experts at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham where two bombs were defused and third exploded.
A bomb disposal officer looks behind a fence to where two bombs were defused at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham.
Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.
Police guarding the scene of an acetylene tank explosion at Anderson Heavy Ferrous Foundry Centre on Curries Road, Woolston. The tank exploded as it was being unloaded from a flack deck truck.
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...
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.