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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

New lamps for Harper Avenue

Municipal Electricity Department linesman, Wayne O'Keefe, replacing the 400 volt mercury lamps on Harper Avenue with new 250 volt high pressure sodium models.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Star photographs

No fishing at the MED

No fishing sign in the water filled excavation beside the Municipal Electricity Department building on Manchester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 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

Replacement of MED clock figures

Harry Tickle and Jim Griffiths replacing the figures on the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) clock.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1978 Star photographs

Transferral of power lines

Municipal Electricity Department workers transferring powerlines from one pole to another at the junction of Kilmore and Durham streets.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

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

Presentation room, MED building

Presentation room at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs