Tutor, Bernie van Haandel (right) working with Adrian Connew who is taking part in a Access carpentry course at the Salvation Army Carlyle Career Centre in Sydenham.
An explosives expert in protective clothing prepares to detonate a hoax bomb found in Canterbury Public Library on Gloucester Street.
Clarendon Tower on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Street.
Crowds in the main depot area of the Paynter Construction Watts Road site in Sockburn, during an equipment auction being held as a result of the company closing.
Councillor John Burn, Sir Hamish Hay and Lady Hay cross the new footbridge on Park Terrace leading across the Avon River and into Hagley Park.
Engineers' Union members leading a protest march down Kilmore Street during a protest about wages.
A protest march of various workers unions including the NZ Labourers Union and the Caretakers and Cleaners Union along Kilmore Street from Christchurch Town Hall.
Farmers from North Canterbury gathered to protest against the tax on diesel fuel.
Cathy Hyde, joint-owner of Scallywags toy shop at 27 Colombo Street, Cashmere sorting toy displays for Christmas inside the store. A range of toys are on display with Christmas decorations hanging...
Exterior of the Bush Inn Shopping Centre and car park during the final stages of construction works prior to opening. A banner advertising the opening of the centre is attached to the left of the...
Author of "The Cooks Garden", Mrs Mary Browne, making notes for recipe ideas in her kitchen in Cashmere.
Display of cookbooks including New Zealand Microwave Cooking with Pauline Waterman, New Vegetarian Kitchen by Sarah Brown, Fast Whole Food by Maria Middlestein and A Dessert Cookbook by Digby Law.
Peter Eccles holds up two rare banks notes going up for auction.
Trekkers receiving refreshments during the Spirit of Youth fundraising trek at Burwood Forest. Money raised goes towards administration costs for leaders and scouts for the Canterbury area.
View from below of people participating in abseiling at Cragieburn Forest Park. The activities were ran by the Outdoor Recreation and Information Centre and Mountain Safety Council, with the aim of...
A child, Owen Crump, getting a hug and a toy Santa Bear from Farmers Department Store during a visit by Santa Bear to the children's ward at Christchurch Hospital.
Christine Magon with her son David Magon, pointing to the Santa Claus above the entrance to Farmers Department Store on the corner of Armagh and Colombo Streets. The Santa has been reinstalled...
Tom Turner lying on Lindores Street, Addington in protest of traffic officers try to tow the vehicle of his paraplegic neighbour.
Gemma Oliver, 3, with Chloe, her jersey calf, at the grand parade in the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Leanne Chappell and prize winning limousin, Mitchfield Sally, with one of her four calves at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Annabel Sheppard, a University of Canterbury student, selling catalogues at the 1988 Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show.
Women from the Christchurch Indian Association preparing for a dance for Diwali. Pictured are Leela Bhana, Nalini Rama, Latika Hari, Uma Bhana, Amita Ganda and Prabha Ganda.