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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

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
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Collection 1974 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1974 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

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...

Date 1985-05-22
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Collection 1985 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1974 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
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Collection 1970 Christchurch Star Photographs

The ChristChurch Cathedral Christmas tree

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.

Date 1986-12-02
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Collection 1986 Christchurch 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
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Collection Canterbury Times

Dismantling the Farmers Santa Claus

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.

Date 1983-01-05
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Aranui High School annual work day

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.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Cleaning the Bandsmen Memorial Rotunda, Botanic Gardens

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.

Date unspecified year in 1990 (year approximate)
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Collection 1990 Christchurch Star photographs