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Fire engine for Kinleith mill

The New Zealand Forest Products' fire engine at the Kinleith pulp, paper and timber mill.

Date 1971-05-18
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Collection 1971 Christchurch Star photographs

Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine

The new Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine, a Chevrolet Custom C35 chassis and cab, the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Date 1978-10-03
Format Photograph
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Collection 1978 Christchurch Star photographs

Old and new fire ladders

A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...

Date 1979-02-16
Format Photograph
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Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire ladders on display

The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.

Date 1979-02-15
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Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire engines at Ralph Gracie Limited

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.

Date 1975-05-26
Format Photograph
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Collection 1975 Christchurch 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.

Date 1962-10-31
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Christchurch Star photographs

Jenny Dillard outside Spreydon Fire Station

Jenny Dillard, 26, outside Spreydon Fire Station after being rejected by the Fire Brigades Union of Canterbury following executives of the Union voting against allowing women into the fire service.

Date 1979-10-27
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Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

George Thompson

George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.

Date 1977-05-30
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Collection 1977 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighter blood donors

Christchurch firefighters on their way to donate blood as part of commitment they have made to the blood donor centre, at 33 Cashel Street, to be on permanent standby for blood donations.

Date 1976-06-11
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Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Old and new firefighter uniforms

George Thompson (left) wearing the former firefighter's uniform, while Jim Philips wears the new uniform outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1975-11-05
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Tony Philips, firefighter and historian

Tony Philips, 23, a Christchurch firefighter, who is writing a history of the Christchurch Fire Brigade.

Date 1975-08-23
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Christchurch Fire Brigade camera equipment

Edward Campbell and director of training Lloyd Johns (right) with the camera equipment which will be used by the Christchurch Fire Brigade to capture firefighters in action to be used as part of...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Jaws of life demonstration

A staged car accident on Antigua Street as part of a training exercise for firefighters in using the new Jaws of Life cutting tool.

Date 1975-04-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighters demonstrating hose use

Firefighters demonstrating the use of hoses on the training tower at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1971-03-13
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Collection 1971 Christchurch Star photographs

Demonstration of rescue equipment

Firefighters demonstrating the use of rescue equipment attached to a turntable ladder at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore street.

Date 1971-03-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star photographs

Demonstration at Central Fire Station

Firefighters give a demonstration of fire hoses at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street, as part of a passing out parade of recruits.

Date 1970-01-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs