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Title ‘Gore Centennial 1862-1962’. Scenes of Gore Centennial Parade. Street scene, Gore. Building [hall], monument. Panoramic high angle view of town and landscape. Street scene. Views of Gore Centennial parade including bullocks pulling cart, pipe band marching, marching girls, clowns on bikes. Decorated floats including Wendsonside Y.F.C., Old Hokonui Whisky, Product of Waitane Y.F.C.’, vintage fire engine, C.G.C., Post Office Savings Bank, NZ Motor Traders Gore, vintage cars, LHC Ltd, McKenzies Inc, Cine Club, Gore Repertory Society, Boy Scouts.

Scenes at fair grounds. Children ride on miniature train. Golf game. Children in gym uniforms dancing in formation in grounds (slow motion). Plane in sky. Judo demonstration. Gymnastics demonstration by girls and boys. Marching teams demonstration. Men on scooters driving in formation in field, performing acrobatics on scooter with multiple people riding , jousting match on scooters with pillows, riding over bodies on ground, six and seven people riding on scooters in acrobatic formation, scooters jump through round hoops, clowns on scooters performing, scooters driving over seesaw, Scooters ride over jumps. Men perform acrobatics on scooters. Scooter jumps over jump and up to seven bodies lying on ground. Scooter rides over seesaw resting on clown. Parade of children in fancy dress. Children with decorated bikes. Girls in formal dresses curtsey on stage, line up on stage, winning girls pose on stage. Policemen and alsatian dogs, dogs climb wall and perform various tasks in centre of field including holding down a ‘criminal’.

Demonstration of model planes. Boys battle on ‘greasy pole’. People ride on horse and cart. Men run competition with prizes, numbers in round container. Three children having drinks and lollies. Fireworks in night sky. ‘The End’ title.

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Year 1962

Reference number F57493

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:26:00

Credits Photography: Raymond Paterson

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