PERSONAL RECORD. VINTEN, BILL. AN EAST COAST HOLIDAY BY CAR 1953 - 1954
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Train passing over [Mohaka] Viaduct. River estuary. Coast line. Farmland. Heavy seas at coast. Woman packing car.
Sign for Morere Hot Springs Domain. Baths, changing sheds. Man diving into pool. Elevated view of Gisborne. Coastal scenes. Wharf and rail bridge.
“Hot Springs Hotel” Te Puia. Man diving into pool. Spout bath shed. Marae and carved gate. Memorial for Sir Apirana Ngata. Make shift shelf utilising the car. Workers constructing a hillside road. Elevated views of coastline. Crib at coastline. Sign outside Whakatane Board Mills: “Safety Pays All Ways. When the flag is flying there has been no accident today.” Flag flying.
Temporary housing for construction of a [mill]. Rail bridge at Tauranga. Small launch tied to a wharf. Sailing past Mount Manganui. Small town street scene. [Hot Water Beach] in the Coromandel. Children swimming in sea. Huge fish being weighed on wharf.
Reference number F102738
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Photography: Bill Vinten