Smog

Air pollution in Christchurch was a very serious problem. This led to tighter controls and standards for machinery, fires etc that contributed to it to with the aim to achieve cleaner air.

Smog

Air pollution in Christchurch was a very serious problem. This led to tighter controls and standards for machinery, fires etc that contributed to it to with the aim to achieve cleaner air.

Smog

Air pollution in Christchurch was a very serious problem. This led to tighter controls and standards for machinery, fires etc that contributed to it to with the aim to achieve cleaner air.

Steam from Christchurch Gas Co.

29 April 1975

View across Christchurch central city from the Cashmere Hills of residential areas and steam rising from the Christchurch Gas Company. A darker cloud of fog is visible above the steam.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00198A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Air-testing balloon, McLean's Mansion

17 July 1978

An air-testing balloon in flight above the grounds of McLean's Mansion. The Mansion is visible in the background and a 4x4 vehicle and equipment for the balloon is in the foreground.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00199A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Smog across Christchurch

17 July 1993

View across Christchurch central city looking towards the Alps during winter, with the city partially obscured by smog and clouds.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00197A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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