New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

New Fangled computers

Traffic control centre, Tuam Street

18 October 1980

The computer area of the traffic control centre at the civic offices in Tuam Street.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Vicky McKane with a mini computer prize

9 September 1983

Vicky McKane with a mini computer she won in the North of the Square computer colouring competition. Vicky is standing in the Colombo Street store of Robert Creek Ltd.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Kevin Low with electronic petrol pump

5 June 1980

Production Engineering Systems designer, Kevin Low, demonstrating the technology behind an electronic petrol pump.

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Area: Other / Unknown

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The new Canterbury Savings Bank cashflow machine

10 November 1982

Staff from the Canterbury Savings Bank discussing the new cashflow machine at North Cathedral Square. Pictured, from left, Graham Angus, Roy Young, Graeme Reid and Martin Lindley.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

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National Airways Corporation ( NAC ) reservation staff

15 April 1977

Reservations staff for National Airways Corporation ( NAC ) at work at newly installed Carina computer equipment to speed up the reservations process. In the background is the airlines old Dorac system of coloured squares.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North West / Airport

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Thanks Peter, updated now.

The old system was not called 'Dorae' it was 'DORAC' (Development of Reservations and Communications) I worked on its successor, CARINA (Communications and Reservations in the National Airline).

Technology at the Bruno Barberellis' hairstylists

1 February 1991

Senior Hairstylist, Lee-Anne Cummings (right) demonstrating new computer technology, New Image Salon System, on Star reporter Eirwen Harris at Bruno Barberellis' hairdressers on the corner of High Street and Colombo Street. The technology takes an image of the customer and allows the stylist to try new hairstyle ideas electronically before they commit to a full cut or colour.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Computerised ticketing system for Christchurch Festival

5 January 1984

Stephen Robinson, chief system operator at Burroughs Linc Development, with a computer and printed ticket for the Christchurch Festival. Robinson is promoting a new computer system which allows festival tickets to be purchased at different locations.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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