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Restoring Provincial Council building tower

16 November 1972

Brian Culhane, Peter Anderson, and Mick Milner on the roof of the Provincial Council building.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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Traffic lights on Antigua Street and Moorhouse Avenue

25 June 1973

A Ministry of Transport officer making adjustments to traffic lights at the intersection of Antigua Street and Moorhouse Avenue.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southwest

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

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When health and safety was just a boy

New Brighton McKenzies store

14 November 1962

Exterior of the McKenzies store in New Brighton during the final stages of additions being made to the store at 67 Seaview Road.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: East / New Brighton

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Scaffolders on Provincial Building roof.

19 October 1989

Ron Nesbitt and Alan Murray work renovate the Canterbury Provincial Building.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Aerial view of ChristChurch Cathedral

Circa 1990s

View from the top of the spire of ChristChurch Cathedral looking down onto the roof and front of the Cathedral at Cathedral Square. The Millennium Hotel is visible in the background.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Dismantling the rollercoaster at QEII Park

2 October 1989

A construction worker on the tracks of the rollercoaster at QEII Park during the process of dismantling it. The rollercoaster was deemed unsafe and ordered to be removed. In the background is a view across QEII Park attractions toward the central city and Port Hills.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: East / New Brighton

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Construction of the Post Office building, Hereford Street

28 June 1977

Johnny Hirini, construction worker, balancing along a beam forming the top of the seventh floor of the Post Office building in Hereford Street during its construction.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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Hanging in a cage 85ft above Scarborough Road

22 August 1967

E.D. Beckwith and N.H. Harris inspecting the face of Scarborough Hill while suspended from a crane.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South East / Sumner

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Lights at City Mall, High Street

7 June 1985

A man repairing a street light at City Mall at the top of High Street on the corner with Colombo Street. The Triangle Centre and air bridge are visible in the background.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Rollercoaster construction at QEII Park

28 August 1985

Bill Finnerty, construction worker, on the tracks of the rollercoaster at QEII Park during its construction. In the background is a view across QEII Park attractions toward the central city and Port Hills.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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Aerial view of ChristChurch Cathedral

Circa 1990s

View from the spire of ChristChurch Cathedral looking down at a man abseiling down the spire. Views across towards the BNZ Centre and Millennium Hotel are in the background.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Four Avenues School students

22 September 1977

A large group of students stood outside and sat on the roof of Four Avenues alternative school on Gloucester Street during end of semester celebrations.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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The crowd inspects the damage

Crowd of onlookers get close to inspect the damage to a freezer express truck that rolled in Kaikoura on its way to Christchurch.

Area: Other / Outside of Canterbury

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Bill Jarman excavating a tree

16 May 1961

Bill Jarman, a parks and reserves staff member, driving a bulldozer beneath the roots of a tree in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

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Repairs to Christchurch Cathedral roof

mid-late 50s

Repairs to Christchurch Cathedral roof by Briscoes NZ Ltd. Bob Tomes on ridge left holding rope. Unknown holding rope on right. T A Stewart half way down roof.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Contributor: Carolyn Stewart

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George LeBrun up ladder at McLean's Mansion

1920s

George LeBrun, plumber, working on the roof of the McLean's Mansion. Note the ropes on either side of the ladders to keep it steady, the only visible sign of health and safety requirements in those days. No hard hat, no Hi Vis vest, no cones, no harness. I am told that when transporting these long ladders 2 apprentices would carry it, each on his own bicycle with the ladder on his shoulder along with tool bags. Must have been interesting negotiating corners!

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Contributor: Sandra Serra.

Source: Entry in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

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