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Ashley Bridge explosion

The remains of a disused Lees Valley bridge over the Ashley River after it was blown up with gelignite and electric detonators. It was suspected that local ancharists caused the blast as anarchist...

Date 1983-03-12
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Mock mushroom cloud for peace festival

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

Date 1983-03-03
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Mushroom cloud and fireball test explosion

Test of a mock mushroom cloud explosion by Anthony Lealand of Lucifer Fireworks Co at West Melton shooting range. The cloud will be part of a display at the peace festival in Christchurch.

Date 1983-03-03
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

His Lordships bar, Lichfield Street

Interior of His Lordships bar on Lichfield Street. Beryl Inglis is stood behind the bar toasting with customers the end of her 18 years working at His Lordships.

Date 1983-03-25
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Railwaymen on strike, Addington

The National Union of Railwaymen's Canterbury secretary, Mr P. S Corliss, speaking to the railway staff through a loud hailer while the Minister of Transport, Mr Gair, waits on the footpath outside...

Date 1983-03-09
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Railways Corporation publicity featuring Trudy van Zyl

"Miss Freightcare", Trudy van Zyl, in a dangerous goods store in Christchurch as part of campaign to promote safe handling of substances and awkward loads by the Railways Corporation. Zyl is wearing a...

Date 1983-03-25
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Antique flintlock pistols

Peter Webb, managing director for Webbs, with Queen Anne flintlock pistols for auction, outside the Arts Centre.

Date 1983-03-10
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Hagley High School pupils on board the yacht, Tana.

Fourth form pupils from Hagley High School on board the yacht, Tana, in Lyttelton Harbour. The yacht is skippered by maths teacher, Steve McIntosh (centre).

Date 1983-03-30
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Green at Elmwood Bowling Club being relaid

The original bowling green of the Elmwood Bowling Club in the process of being relaid. Bert Hay, the club president explains a process to members. Hugh Berry, on the far left, is supervising the...

Date 1983-03-12
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Lane Walker Rudkin clothing being loaded into a freighter

Boxed jerseys and leisure wear produced at Lane Walker Rudkin being loaded into an Air New Zealand freighter for export to San Francisco. Pictured from left, Graeme Mollison (Meadows Airfreight), Paul...

Date 1983-03-07
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Donation box at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Mr John Tullett, a student in sculpture at the School of Fine Arts at Canterbury University, with his design for a new donation box for the Robert McDougall Art Gallery.

Date 1983-03-16
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Students in the Ferrier Fountain

Students having a meal in the Ferrier Fountain at the Town Hall for radio competition sponsoring "outrageous acts". Pictured are, from left, Ruth McIntyre, Ben McIntyre, John Peters, Paula Weeber and...

Date 1983-03-08
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Girl Guide biscuits for sale

Emily Styles and Carmen Boniface selling Girl Guide biscuits on a residential street.

Date 1983-03-25
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Building the new Canterbury Savings Bank building

Dean Stevenson working on the construction of the new Canterbury Savings Bank building on the corner of High Street and Cashel Street.

Date 1983-03-25
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Salvation Army citadel auditorium

The interior of the auditorium at the new Salvation Army citadel on Victoria Street near Victoria Street, built to complement the Christchurch Town Hall.

Date 1983-03-28
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Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs