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1953 New Zealand Fire Service Landrover
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No: 24838   Contributor: David Oke   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Land Rover   Country: New Zealand
1953 New Zealand Fire Service Landrover

This photo was taken at the 'Hall Of Flame' museum, Christchurch, New Zealand in 2010. The Landrover was supplied to the Ashburton County Council in 1953 and stationed at the town of Methven till 1984. It was then transferred to be part of the museum collection.
Picture added on 25 August 2010 at 14:11
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I would love to see a picture of that old turntable ladder at the museum, its a 1952 AEC Regal/Merryweather 100ft TL delivered to the Christchuch Fire Board on the ship S.S.'Norfolk'on February 16th, 1952.The appliance went into service at the HQ Station in Christchurch and served until 1977.It was passed to the Fire Museum(Hall of Flame)in 1980.

Added by Pete Matten on 27 August 2010.
See my picture #30175 Pete

Added by David Miller on 25 August 2013.
Thanks David, I don't know how on earth I missed that one?.Great picture of certainly an old one time classic.

Added by Pete Matten on 25 August 2013.
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