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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

Municipal Electricity Department main office

Interior of the Municipal Electricity Department main office in the MED building on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street with staff at work. Taken following the removal of floor coverings...

Date unspecified day in 1937-07
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

A.M. Owen

Portrait of A. M. Owen, JP and accountant for the Municipal Electricity Department.

Date unspecified year in 1940
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

Linesmen's Training School

Mr Mace instructing students at the Municipal Electricity Department Linesmen's Training School.

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

Laying cables on Armagh Street

Municipal Electricity Department employees laying 11 kV lead covered cables in bitumen-filled ducts along Armagh Street in preparation for supply from Lake Coleridge.

Date unspecified month and day in 1914
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Municipal Electricity Department street lighting tower waggon

View of the Municipal Electricity Department street lighting tower waggon on Oxford Terrace, looking towards Gloucester Street with the Midland Club to the right.

Date unspecified day in 1939-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Removal of stuck kite

Municipal Electricity Department lineman, Jock McGill removes a kite stuck on powerlines in Vardon Crescent.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Competition at the MED training school

Municipal Electricity Department (MED) workers lower Sammy Hurunui to the ground while competing for a trophy at the MED training school.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

A fault in an underground cable

Workers from the Municipal Electricity Department carrying out work on an underground cable near Shag Rock.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 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

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