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"Oxlo Films Present Caravan Holiday. Milford Bound" (This title and many others have a band of text revolving around the base of either a flower pot or a vase.) Map with pins showing the ended route of the holiday down the coast of the South Island.
Intertitle: "Showgrounds Camp, Timaru.” Filmmakers mother, Louisa Oxley cleans out a pan beside caravan. Sheep in paddock. Lions sitting in a cage. Caroline Bay in Timaru. Large crowd at an event at the sound shell. Boats in the harbour. Rowing race. View of Fairground from behind trees.
“Oamaru Camp.” Family members walking about campgrounds. Oamaru streets. Botanic gardens.
“Dunedin.” Looking up and down a deserted Stuart Street.
“Tahuna Park.” Family members walking about campgrounds. Elevated view of Saint Kilda and surrounds.
“View from Signal Hill.” “Larnach Castle.”
Children riding donkeys.
“From the tower of Larnach Castle.” Otago Peninsula and harbour.
“ Gore Camp.” Camp ground.
“Entrance Homer Tunnel.” Opening to tunnel, debris scattered about.
“Milford end, Homer Tunnel.”
“Towards Milford.” Shots of the one lane road.
“Mitre Peak.” “Milford Hotel.” Various scenes about Milford. Bowen Falls. Boating on the Sound. Stirling Falls.
Done River.
“Te Anau Camp.” Scenes at the campground. Water taxi at the pier. Nice shot of boat leaving from onboard. Airboat on the lake.
Louisa cooking in the caravan.
“Pearl Harbour.” “Lake Manapouri.” Boating on the lake.
“Alexandra.” “Queenstown.” Scenes around the town and Lake Wakatipu.
Sign for Hartley Beach, scene of the early goldrush. Old miners’ quarters.
Roxburgh Dam.
Octagon Dunedin. Street scenes.

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Year 1956

Reference number F58496

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:40:00

Production company oxlo films

Credits Photography: Jack Oxley

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