A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
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.
Final touches are made on the Bishopdale Library before it opens to the public.
A man up ladder painting the outside of Phil's Furniture Warehouse at Bishopdale Village Mall, Bishopdale.
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...
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...
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.
View of a boiler being produced at Andersons Foundry for a floating crane for use at Lyttelton called Rapaki.
The Wizard of Christchurch on a ladder in Cathedral Square.
The Wizard in Cathedral Square holding a map.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Firefighters at the burnt remains of the polishing department, office and storage rooms at Lomak Furniture Co Limited on Henry Street, Waltham.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at158 High Street.
Firefighters extinguish a fire in an old house on Eaglesons Road, Halswell, as part of a training exercise.
Warren Fletcher with the new turntable ladder unit at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Firefighters attending a fire at 226-228 Tuam Street which contains the businesses of Fashions Limited and Kutwell Garments Limited.
A fire engine with a turntable ladder parked in a car parking area.