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Fixing the Japanese flag

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

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Man on ladder painting outside of furniture store

A man up ladder painting the outside of Phil's Furniture Warehouse at Bishopdale Village Mall, Bishopdale.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Thomas Herman

The Wizard, Cathedral Square, 1982

The Wizard ("C'mon Canterbury") on ladder). I took this photo in Cathedral Square early in 1982. I later returned and gave the wizard a copy. He showed it to the crowd, announcing himself to be "A...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

George LeBrun up ladder at McLean's Mansion

George LeBrun, plumber, working on the roof of the McLean's Mansion. Note the ropes on either side of the ladders to keep it steady, the only visible sign of health and safety requirements in those...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Street performers in Cathedral Square

A crowd of people watching two street performers, a violinist and a wizard, in Cathedral Square. The Scenic Bus Tours stand and the Carlton Building are visible in the background.

Date 1981 to 1982
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

Boiler at Andersons Foundry

View of a boiler being produced at Andersons Foundry for a floating crane for use at Lyttelton called Rapaki.

Date 1979-01-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

The workings at the mouth of No. 11 tunnel

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...

Date 1907
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Trash-into-Art display

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Victim carrying method demonstration

Firefighters demonstrating the face to face carrying method at a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1974-03-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 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
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Firefighting extension ladder on Kilmore Street

Firefighting extension ladder being guided over the Town Hall in Kilmore Street looking towards the Park Royal Hotel towards Victoria Square and the intersection with Durham Street.

Date 1990-02-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Repainting the Friendship Totem Pole

View from the ground of three painters on ladders repainting the totem pole in Little Hagley Park. In the foreground a United States Navy official is watching the repainting.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Fire at Lomak Furniture Co Limited

Firefighters at the burnt remains of the polishing department, office and storage rooms at Lomak Furniture Co Limited on Henry Street, Waltham.

Date 1974-01-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Fire at 226-228 Tuam Street

Firefighters attending a fire at 226-228 Tuam Street which contains the businesses of Fashions Limited and Kutwell Garments Limited.

Date 1974-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs