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Image of clock on the MED building

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Municipal Electricity Department (MED)

Established in 1920, the Municipal Electricity Department took over the regulation of the city's electricity from the former Christchurch City Council Electricity Department. The organisation was...

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

The Baker family protest against MED prices

Mary Baker, with Graeme and Scott, in their third day without electricity after protesting against Municipal Electricity Department (MED) prices.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

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

Shutting down the power

Municipal Electricity Department system superintendent Graeme Messervy, system controller Brian Lester and operations engineer, Jim Nicholls.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 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

Electrically fired boiler

Electrically fired boiler at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED).

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs