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Explosives store, Cass Bay

The remains of a Labour Department explosives store in Cass Bay which exploded.

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Collection 1980 Star photographs

Exploded postal box

A detective and a post office official examine an exploded postal box at the Walker Street post office.

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Collection 1977 Star photographs

Bitumen tank explosion

Firefighters hosing the top of a bitumen tank which exploded at Bituminous Roofing Products Limited, Coleridge Street in Sydenham.

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Collection 1975 Star photographs

Fatal explosion at Verkerks

Fire prevention officer, J. F. Hegarty inspecting the fire damage following a fatal explosion at Verkerks Butchery at 196 Armagh Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks employees cleaning up

Employees of Verkerks Butchery, Stephen Katsaras (left), Andrew Edwards and Vincent Tikao, clean up after a fatal explosion at their site at 196 Armagh Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks explosion

Firefighters attending to an explosion at Verkerks Butchers at 196 Armagh Street on the corner with Manchester Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Falling rocks at Moa Bone Point Cave

Rocks falling from a cliff above Moa Bone Point Cave at Redcliffs following a dynamite charge explosion in an attempt to dislodge a rock outcrop in the area.

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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Placing dynamite charges

A hydraulic platform is used to place dynamite charges at a cliff near Shag Rock and Redcliffs.

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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Explosion at Nu-Way Dry Cleaners

Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.

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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Shell Oil Company tank explosion

Damage to the bitumen delivery and blending tank at Shell Oil Company's bulk bitumen installation in Lyttelton, after it exploded.

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Collection 1960 - 1964 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.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Removing the lid of number 6 petrol tank

Hydraulic cranes being used to remove the perimeter of the lid of the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Damage to number 6 petrol tank

The damaged number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Hot water cylinder explosion

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

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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Suspected bomb blast at Canterbury Tales Bookshop

Police inspecting the scene of a suspected bomb blast outside Canterbury Tales bookshop in the Village Gate Shopping Mall in Merivale.

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Collection 1984 Star photographs

Damage to Canterbury Tales bookshop window

The window of the Canterbury Tales bookshop in the Village Gate Shopping Mall in Merivale, after a suspected bomb blast.

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Collection 1984 Star photographs

Remains of exploded boat

The damaged remains of a boat after it exploded at Scarborough boat ramp. The cause of the explosion was unknown.

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Collection 1984 Star photographs

Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mock mushroom cloud for peace festival

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Mushroom cloud and fireball test explosion

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

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Collection 1983 Star photographs