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MED reception desk

Reception desk of the Municipal Electricity Department.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

M.E.D simulated rescue

Scenes of Municipal Electricity Department workers lowering their colleague, Sammy Hurunui to the ground and laying him flat during a simulated electric shock incident and rescue.

Date 1969-12-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Keeping warm on a building site

The Municipal Electricity Department workers, John Hiddleston, Greg Freeman and Jim Tangira, burning rubbish to keep warm.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1985 Star photographs

Artwork by Bing Dawe outside the MED building

Artwork by Bing Dawe on the footpath outside the Municipal Electricity Department on Manchester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

For Sale sign outside the MED building

For Sale sign outside the Municipal Electricity Department building on Manchester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Low tension undergrounding on Evesham Crescent, Spreydon

View along Evesham Crescent in Spreydon where low tension underground cabling has been laid to avoid the need for overhead power lines.

Date unspecified day in 1961-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Works depot on Packe Street

View of the Municipal Electricity Department Works Depot on Packe Street in Edgeware looking south towards central Christchurch.

Date 1961 to 1962
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the Municipal Electricity Department Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Waitaki Hydro Electric Scheme

View of the power house and dam at the Municipal Electricity Department Waitaki Hydro Electric scheme dam on the Waitaki River from Lake Waitaki flowing towards Canterbury.

Date unspecified month and day in 1934
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Meadowville Avenue, Spreydon substation

View of a Municipal Electricity Department substation on Meadowville Avenue in Spreydon looking towards the intersection with Simeon Street and south to the Port Hills.

Date 1942-07-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Pole substation

View of a Municipal Electricity Department substation on a pole outside a house in an unknown residential area.

Date unspecified year in 1940
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Scarborough substation, Tram Loop

View of the Municipal Electricity Department Scarborough Substation, Tram Loop.

Date unspecified day in 1946-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Woolston main substation

Exterior of the Municipal Electricity Department Woolston main substation at 1 Garlands Road, taken from the corner with Cumnor Terrace in Woolston.

Date 1941-07-31
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Former substation at Murphy's Brickworks

View of a Municipal Electricity Department former substation at Murphy's Brickworks on Centaurus Road in Huntsbury.

Date 1940-06-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Cable jointing

View of Municipal Electricity Department cable jointers at work on an 11,000 volt cable. Pictured are J. Dunlop (left) and F. J. Whitehead.

Date unspecified day in 1947-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

MED display at the New Zealand Industries Fair

Municipal Electricity Department stand at the New Zealand Industries Fair held in Christchurch demonstrating the Ripple Relay water heater control. Provided by the Department and "Metrovick" the...

Date unspecified day in 1957-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs