Ray Stevens of the St John Ambulance Association timing Greg Rawlinson as he performs resuscitation on a mannequin as part of Resusathon 1978 at New Brighton.
Senior Officer, Danny O'Brien (left) and Fireman Michael Darcy, with jaws of life cutters in front of a car wreckage at the Christchurch central fire station.
Exterior of Hop Yick Cheong Merchants on Madras Street.
Beekeeper, David Penrose, with his beehives at his Fendalton Road home.
K. Becker processing beeswax at A. Ecroyd and Son Ltd on Sawyers Arms Road.
George Wong in the display window of his shop, Hop Yick Merchants, 177 Madras Street.
View of a jumbo liner coach of Mt Cook-Denning, parked outside Christchurch Town Hall.
Northcote Primary School pupils using the Tuckers Road crossing.
Interior of the Oxford Victualling Co, 794 Colombo Street.
Canterbury Public library staff member, Pat Smith, with a selection of toys made available for people to play with during the Christchurch Arts Festival.
View of the former Canterbury University gymnasium at the Arts Centre shortly prior to becoming the Academy cinema.
Harry Tickle and Jim Griffiths replacing the figures on the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) clock.
Yvonne McCormick, butcher at a Merivale butchery.
Interior of the New Zealand Room at the Canterbury Public Library.
Fiona Callaghan with the newspapers at the Canterbury Public Library.
Barbara Birbeck reading a council minute book in the archives room at Canterbury Public Library.
Groups of children playing under a the livery chute of a threshing machine, amongst a pile of hay, at the Waimairi Vintage Country Fair.
Demonstration of a sheep shearing using the old fashioned blade shearing method at the Waimairi Vintage Country Fair.
Example of a kit distributed to Canterbury primary schools including a tube of Colgate toothpaste, toothbrush and information on how to brush teeth.
Protesters on Kilmore Street near the Christchurch Town Hall following a march from Cathedral Square with banners and placards protesting against Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and unemployment.
View of a clearway parking zone looking east along Lichfield Street towards the intersection with Colombo Street.
Cliff Young, grandson of George Wong, holding a vase in his grandfather's shop, Hop Yick Cheong at 177 Madras Street.
Preparation of the Long Lifed Atmospheric Monitoring balloon at Wigram air base.