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Fire damage at Young Image Amusement Centre

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.

Date 1972-06-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Bomb discovery at Firehouse nightclub

Police car blocking Colombo Street in Sydenham outside the Firehouse night club at no. 293 after three bombs were discovered.

Date 1989-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 Christchurch Star photographs

Suspected bomb blast at Canterbury Tales Bookshop

Police inspecting the scene of a suspected bomb blast outside Canterbury Tales bookshop in the Village Gate Shopping Mall in Merivale.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Explosion at Anderson Engineering

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 flat deck truck.

Date 1981-05-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star photographs

Vauxhall search

Views of Vauxhall cars being searched by police at the central police station during their inquiries into the murder of Jennifer Beard.

Date 1970-01-22
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Vauxhall search

Views of Vauxhall cars being searched by police at the central police station during their inquiries into the murder of Jennifer Beard.

Date 1970-01-22
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Christchurch South Intermediate School self defence class

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.

Date 1986-06-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Inspector G. R. Knight

Portraits of Inspector G. R. Knight, who is in charge of the search and rescue in the Christchurch police district.

Date 1970-02-28
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Beautiful harmony

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.

Date 2019-10-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

North East Christchurch Energy Group Protest

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...

Date 1979
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2008 Photo Hunt

Red squad is yellow!

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...

Date 1981
Format Poster
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Springbok Tour posters

New Zealands top street gang

Poster protesting against the 1981 South African Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand. Poster features central image of a New Zealand Police officer in riot helmet with baton raised. Text and image are...

Date 1981
Format Poster
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Springbok Tour posters

Christchurch Police underwater diving squad

Members of the Christchurch Police underwater diving squad. [Frames 31 to 32] Constable T. R. Kaa. [Frames 33 to 34] Inspector T. V. Thomson.

Date 1970-10-14
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Police and protesters

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...

Date 1979-07-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Police struggle with demonstrators

Police holding back a fence keeping demonstrators from the Town Hall entrance.

Date 1979-07-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Police and protesters

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...

Date 1979-07-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

Constable Keith with Sniff the police dog

Constable Keith, from the Christchurch Police Band, with Sniff the police dog on stage at the Starlets Christmas party at Christchurch Town Hall.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Protest against Robert Muldoon

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...

Date 1983-12-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Topless in Cathedral Square

Anne Wigston, wearing only pants and a bead necklace, talking to a police officer in Cathedral Square.

Date 1970-11-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Crowds of supporters on pitch after Ranfurly match

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.

Date 1970-09-30
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips