Fires

Buildings - Fires and fire prevention, Conflagrations, Fire losses
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By: Head, David, active 1977 Ref: PAColl-8540 Description: Photographs relating to the Upper Hutt Fire Service Source of title - Title supplied by Library Arrangement: Negatives at 1/2-080385, 1/2-080386, 1/2-08039...
"I'm just trying to stimulate the economy!" 5 February 2009.
Date: 2009 From: Hodgson, Trace, 1958- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0010217 Description: Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith, holds a flaming torch in one hand and a document entitle 'Resource Management Act' in the other. Behind him a green...
Date: 2006 From: Darroch, Bob, 1940- :[Cartoons published in the Whangarei Report April to July 2006] Ref: H-751-086 Description: A woman laughs as her children tie their father to a stake and then try to make fire by twisting a stick on a stone. Their intention is to set light to the p...
Recession. 'Gov't plans'. 4 February, 2009
Date: 2009 From: Hubbard, James, 1949-: Digital caricatures and cartoons Ref: DCDL-0010300 Description: Prime Minister, John Key, attempts to douse a huge conflagration that represents the recession with water from a garden hose. The hose makes a small puddle i...
"Why return to that drafty, creaky, noisy, old, admittedly quaint building that's untterly unique to this coastline, when you could have this gleaming featureless edifice that could be anywhere?" 8 October 2009
Date: 2009 From: Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published in the Dominion Post] Ref: DCDL-0012478 Description: The cartoon shows a town planner trying to persuade a surf life-saver and a chef from the Maranui Surf Life Saving Club to accept a plan for a 'gleaming feat...
Date: 1993 From: Walker, Malcolm 1950- : The Independent cartoons. 4 February - 5 March 1993 Ref: H-095-003 Description: Shows Jim Bolger sitting on top of a fire. Refers to his "fireside chats", intended to reassure the public about the unpopular health reforms Quantity: 1 c...
Date: 1985 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-136-481 Description: The scene is a typical 'caveman' scene but set in the future. A woman is sitting outside a cave by a fire. She is cooking a pot of food and explaining to two...
Firemen in burnt-out windows of Smith and Smith Ltd, Cuba Street, Wellington
Date: [ca 11 Mar 1950] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/121/12-G Description: Firemen in the burnt-out windows of the Smith and Smith Ltd building on Cuba Street, Wellington, photographed circa 11 March 1950 by an Evening Post photogra...
Hill, Mabel, 1872-1956 :[Woman leaning on a ship's rail observing a fire on nearby land. Mediterranean Sea, 1952?]
Date: 1952 From: Hill, Mabel 1872-1956 :[Sketchbook, mainly in Tossa, Spain] Ref: E-519-023 Description: A woman seen from behind, leaning over the rails of a ship and observing a fire on hills nearby. The woman is wearing a hat and a striped dress The scene ma...
Stack, Frederick Rice :View from the ranges overlooking the entrance to the Manukau Harbour, Auckland. Drawn from nature by F. R. Stack, late Major of Brigade, Auckland. Day & Son, Lith. London, published by Day & Son [1862]
Date: 1862 By: Stack, Frederick Rice, -1873; Day & Son (Firm); Thomas, Beatrice Rosemary, 1911-1996 Ref: C-060-023 Description: Looking out to Manukau Harbour, with a stream (Little Muddy Creek) to the left, winding through bush-clad hills in the area known as Laingholm. In a clearing...
Hawkey, Allan Charles, 1941- :'Whaddaya mean - closed?' 23 November 2012
Date: 2012 From: Hawkey, Allan Charles, 1941- :[Digital cartoons published in the Waikato Times]. By: Waikato Times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023448 Description: Shows a man standing in the wreckage of the Waitomo Tavern, astonished that it is closed. Context: Waitomo's well-known Curly's Bar was engulfed in fire on ...
Date: 1980 By: Cooper, A Neill, 1927- Ref: MS-Papers-9228 Description: Collection comprises a typescrript draft of a paper on the status and history of forest fires in New Zealand, 1880-1890. Includes a ms inscription to Kathy H...
Slane, Christopher, 1957- :'I didn't do it'. 8 February 2013
Date: 2013 From: Slane, Christopher, 1957-: Digital cartoons published in the Listener, New Zealand Herald, or New Zealand Farmers' Weekly By: Listener (Periodical) Ref: DCDL-0024008 Description: Shows Education Minister Hekia Parata, dressed as a school girl with a gas can in her hand, running from a burning building labelled, Education Department. ...
Date: Feb 1931 By: Thomson, Richard John James, 1890-1977 Ref: PA6-277 Description: Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Napier after the Great Earthquake & Fire, 3rd Feb 1931 Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic ...
Green, William Spotswood, 1847-1919 :Our lower camp, Tasman Valley. [February 1882]
From: Green, William Spotswood, 1847-1919 :[Journey to New Zealand and the attempt on Mount Cook, November 1881 to March 1882, and] Dodging about Switzerland in 1879. By: Green, William Spotswood (Rev), 1847-1919 Ref: E-581-q-007 Description: Two small tents sheltered by low scrub, with foothills and a mountain beyond. A billy boiling over a camp fire, a weka walking past and a man reclining on th...
[Warre, Henry James] 1819-1898 :Mount Egmont. [1864?]
Date: 1864 By: Warre, Henry James, 1819-1898 Ref: B-035-035 Description: An extensive view across a plain towards Mount Taranaki from a northern aspect, probably from near New Plymouth where Warre was based. In the left foreground...
Date: ca 1935; 1948 By: Jansen, Nancy, active 1940s-2000s Ref: PAColl-3272 Description: Quantity: 2 b&w original photographic print(s) in one envelope.
Date: 1930-1932 From: Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6919-0022 Description: Loose papers regarding the Wellington earthquake, fertiliser purchases for farms, employment in public works for settlers and the Arohena fires Quantity: 1 ...
The week. 29 September 2006
Date: 2006 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-: Digital cartoons published in New Zealand Herald Ref: DCDL-0013151 Description: Shows three images relating to events occurred during the week. The first image is of 42 Below founder Geoff Ross next to a bottle of Bacardi. Refers to Baca...
Fire on Tinakori Hill
Date: 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/128/03-G Description: Smoke from a bush fire on Tinakori Hill with the Munt Cottrell and Company factory and a house in the foreground. Photograph taken in 1950 by an Evening Post...