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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
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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

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" with a broken leg in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise...

Date 1985-08-05
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Simulated disaster at Limes Hospital

A St John Ambulance member tends to a "victim" in a simulated disaster amongst the ruins of Limes Hospital. Done under emergency lighting as part of a civil defence training exercise.

Date 1985-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Sing-along at the Caledonian Hall

Children joining in with a weekly sing-along at the Caledonian Hall. Pictured are, from left, Dean Jillings, Marie Mcleod and her sister Katrina Mcleod.

Date 1982-05-15
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Collection 1982 Christchurch Star photographs

Fixing the Japanese flag

A firefighter straightening out the Japanese flag outside the Town Hall which became entangled before a royal visit.

Date 1973-05-19
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighter examination

Christchurch firefighters sitting their qualifying exam at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-09-12
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Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Inspection of firefighter recruits

E. B. E. Taylor (right), F. A. Hardy and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-03-29
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Inspection of new firefighters

N. G. Pickering (right), B. A. Hyland and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1970-01-31
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

Firefighters' wives and children

Dawn Jack (left), Torino Lyne and children outside the flats behind the fire headquarters where they live to be closer to their husbands' work at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1969-09-27
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Collection 1965 - 1969 Christchurch Star photographs

Old and new firefighter uniforms

Stanley Barrett (left) in the old firefighter's uniform and David Stickings in the new waterproofed uniform outside the Central Fire Station and 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1960-08-14
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Collection 1960 - 1964 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

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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Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Inspection of new firefighters

Lloyd Johns, Fire Service Commission director of training, inspects new firefighters as part of the passing out parade at Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1975-11-03
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighter parade inspection

Mayor Hamish Hay (right) with Mr Stevens, B.F. Hyland (left, rear) and Commissioner F. Hardy firefighters as part of a ceremony to mark the change from the Christchurch Fire Board to the Fire Services...

Date 1976-04-01
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Collection 1976 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs