Inspector Tom Lynch (left), police community liaison officer, in the playground at Christchurch South Intermediate School teaching a self defence class to a group of students.
Views of Vauxhall cars being searched by police at the central police station during their inquiries into the murder of Jennifer Beard.
A police officer inspects the fire damage to pool tables at Young Image Amusement Centre, 832 Colombo Street. It was believed the fires were deliberately lit.
Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.
Police inspecting the scene of a suspected bomb blast outside Canterbury Tales bookshop in the Village Gate Shopping Mall in Merivale.
The window of the Canterbury Tales bookshop in the Village Gate Shopping Mall in Merivale, after a suspected bomb blast.
Police guarding the scene of an acetylene tank explosion at Anderson Heavy Ferrous Foundry Centre on Curries Road, Woolston. The tank exploded as it was being unloaded from a flack deck truck.
Police investigators at the scene of a nail bomb attack at Sydenham police station on Stanley Street.
Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.
In '79 the National Government introduced a 60 percent increase in the price of bulk electricity. As a result household power bills doubled. Outside a national electricity/energy conference at the...
Members of the Christchurch Police underwater diving squad. [Frames 31 to 32] Constable T. R. Kaa. [Frames 33 to 34] Inspector T. V. Thomson.
Police holding back a fence keeping demonstrators from the Town Hall entrance.
Anne Wigston, wearing only pants and a bead necklace, talking to a police officer in Cathedral Square.
Police officers holding back protesters outside the Christchurch Star offices on Kilmore Street. The protesters had gathered to to protest against various government policies outside the Christchurch...
Police officers holding back protesters outside the Christchurch Star offices on Kilmore Street. The protesters had gathered to protest against various government policies outside the Christchurch...
Ranfurly Shield Match between Wellington and Canterbury played at Lancaster Park on Wednesday 30 September 1970. Supporters swarm pitch after match and cheer players off field.
One morning, the police and firefighters made a smart move to have coffee giveaway for the locals. It is a good opportunity for both of us to talk and share information over a cup of coffee.
Constable Keith, from the Christchurch Police Band, with Sniff the police dog on stage at the Starlets Christmas party at Christchurch Town Hall.
Police ushering bystanders away from leaking LPG cylinders on Waltham Road on the corner with Moorhouse Avenue and Barbadoes Street.
Protesters on Kilmore Street near the Christchurch Town Hall following a march from Cathedral Square with banners and placards protesting against Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and unemployment.
Poster protesting against the 1981 South African Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand and the New Zealand Police Red Squad. Poster features central image of cartoon pigs dressed in uniforms. Text and...
Protesters and police in Cashel Street ahead of Robert Muldoon opening the Canterbury Savings Bank building. The Protesters have gathered to protest against the Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and...