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William Palmer, St John Ambulance driver

Views of Mr William Palmer sitting in a St. John Ambulance which he has been driving for nearly 30 years and is now retiring.

Date 1969-11-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Map of traffic accidents

Views of ambulance driving officer, N. Howley, with map showing traffic accidents.

Date 1970-01-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr W. G. Croll

Portraits of Mr W. G. Croll, chairman of the Mountain Search and Rescue Co-ordinating Committee for the Christchurch police district.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Inspector G. R. Knight

Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Bomb discovery at Firehouse nightclub

Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Police and explosives experts at Firehouse nightclub

Police and explosive experts at the Firehouse night club at 293 Colombo Street in Sydenham where two bombs were defused and third exploded.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Bomb disposal expert at Firehouse nightclub

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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Star photographs

Firefighters at number 6 petrol tank

Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Hot water cylinder explosion

A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Explosion at Anderson Engineering

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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Planned fire at Akaroa fire station

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

False killer whale stranding, Waimairi Beach

A police officer talking to a rescuer on Waimairi beach during the stranding of a false killer whale. A small crowd of people are gathered behind them on the beach.

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

Ballantynes store on fire

View of firefighters tacking the fire inside the Ballantynes store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street in the central city.

Date 1947-11-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Police dog demonstration

Constable Dale Pohio and Ajax chase Constable Paul Tonetcliffe in a police dog demonstration at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.

Date 1987-11-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Xeus and the ring of fire

Police dog Xeus leaps through a ring of fire at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show parade. Handler, Mark Willis, is accompanying him.

Date 1987-11-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Firemen on the roof of Hillmorton High School

Firemen on the roof of the assembly hall at Hillmorton High School following a fire started by contractors burning paint of weather-boards.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Fire damage at Young Image Amusement Centre

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.

Date 1972-06-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs