Views of Mr William Palmer sitting in a St. John Ambulance which he has been driving for nearly 30 years and is now retiring.
Views of ambulance driving officer, N. Howley, with map showing traffic accidents.
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.
Portraits of Mr Frank Bryden, former chief officer of the Kaiapoi Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Portraits of Mr W. G. Croll, chairman of the Mountain Search and Rescue Co-ordinating Committee for the Christchurch police district.
Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.
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...
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.
Two helicopters collecting water from Halswell Quarry to douse flames during the Port Hills fires.
View of firefighters tacking the fire inside the Ballantynes store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street in the central city.
Constable Dale Pohio and Ajax chase Constable Paul Tonetcliffe in a police dog demonstration at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Police dog Xeus leaps through a ring of fire at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show parade. Handler, Mark Willis, is accompanying him.
Firemen on the roof of the assembly hall at Hillmorton High School following a fire started by contractors burning paint of weather-boards.
Salvation Army members taking a tea break during a search and rescue exercise.
Di Fisher, a member of the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade and the first woman firefighter in Christchurch.
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.