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...
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.
Peter Webb, managing director for Webbs, with Queen Anne flintlock pistols for auction, outside the Arts Centre.
Remains of a hailstorm in Cashel Mall, looking east.
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...
Trainee supervisor, George Kahi, with Darryn Aikin, on a Salvation Army work skills development programme.
St John Ambulance drivers, (from left) John Sneesby, John Spencer, Murray Hall, Russell Birss, Rodney Farrant, and Rick Jackson with the chief ambulance officer, Bernie Chatterton, on a stretcher. The...
Looking north up New Regent Street from Gloucester Street towards Armagh Street and Shillito's Building.
Members of the Fallout Follies on stage performing as part of the Peace Festival in North Hagley Park.
A large audience supporting the Fallout Follies, Peace Festival and Christchurch Nuclear Free Zone in North Hagley Park, Christchurch.
A poster for the Peace Festival in North Hagley Park. Biddy Grant, of the Black Dragon Theatre Group was in charge of the entertainment for the festival.
Pauline Mundy of Spalding with the company's golf balls produced at Spalding's Woolston plant on Radley Street.
Demolition contractor, Terry Brichfield, with a gold mining screen he is building at the Christchurch Gasworks.
The rollers at D.H. Brown and Son Limited flour mill, at 35 Moorhouse Avenue.
Pauline Gilmers (left), Bert and Irene Hillyer and Grant Hillyer with pies at their Robert Street bakery, Lincoln.
The new D.H. Brown and Son Limited flour mill at 35 Moorhouse Avenue.
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.
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...
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...
Students, Tim Brooks, Karen O'Donnell, Richard Lake, Carol Hooke, Mark Alexander, and Shona Osmond at Deans Avenue-Blenheim Road roundabout.
Members of Alf's Imperial Army confront members of KAOS at the University of Canterbury orientation.
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.