The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
A fire engine with a turntable ladder parked in a car parking area.
A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
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...
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.
Warren Fletcher with the new turntable ladder unit at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at 158 High Street.
Firefighters attending a fire at 226-228 Tuam Street which contains the businesses of Fashions Limited and Kutwell Garments Limited.
Firefighters at the burnt remains of the polishing department, office and storage rooms at Lomak Furniture Co Limited on Henry Street, Waltham.
Star reporter, Colin Bryant, at the top of an extension ladder on a fire engine outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter straightening out the Japanese flag outside the Town Hall which became entangled before a royal visit.
"A sculpture made from timber offcuts for a "Trash-into-Art" display at the Christchurch Arts Centre. Pictured are, from left, Sinead O'Hanlon, Maria O'Connell, Fiona O'Hanlon, Taryn Newton, Kirstie...
Firefighters demonstrating the face to face carrying method at a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters extinguish a fire in an old house on Eaglesons Road, Halswell, as part of a training exercise.
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.
John Allen placing the star on the Christmas tree in the ChristChurch Cathedral with help from Verger Allen Sumerell. The tree is 8.45m tall and was the tallest tree to have been put in the Cathedral.
The Wizard in Cathedral Square holding a map.
The Wizard of Christchurch on a ladder in Cathedral Square.
Newspaper caption: The progress of the Midland Railway construction. This photograph gives a good idea of the amount of material which collects at the mouth of a tunnel which is being constructed. The...
The large promotional Farmers Department Store fibreglass Santa Claus on the back of a truck following being dismantled from his place above the store on Armagh Street.
Students from Aranui High School painting the outside of a sleepout at a house on Breezes Road during the school's annual work day. Hami Rayner is pictured with Mark Wilson on the ladder.
Earthquake damaged shops on Colombo Street.
A group of people with brushes and buckets, with one person up a ladder, cleaning the interior of the Bandsmen Memorial Rotunda in the Botanic Gardens within Hagley Park.
Demolition of the Ozone Hotel on the corner of Bowhill Road and Marine Parade, New Brighton.