Firefighters are among the emergency services called out at times of crisis, such as this bout of severe weather on the North Island’s central plateau in mid-2006. A long-distance bus nearly slipped over a bank in the icy conditions. Passengers had to be evacuated, and the bus stabilised by chaining it to three other large vehicles, including two fire appliances.
Using this item
Photograph by Robert Milne
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.