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The Nelson Photo News



Pot Pourri


Round the back of the fire station recently we chanced upon the staff carrying out some of their exercises. This pic of the rather hazardous operation of carrying a man down a ladder features Fireman Barry Chapman with Fireman Laurie Christian on his back.


To publicise the sale of 30,000 vouchers aimed at raising finance for the Jaycees' natureland project at Tahuna, this gang of wild-looking types went on safari in the heart of Nelson. They caught and penned the two handsome monks above. Incidentally, 23,500 vouchers were sold to give the project a profit of £850.


We've heard of ducks taking to water, but seldom have we seen water taking to ducks. These two were enjoying a cold shower at the Moller Fountain when we chanced by.