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Coverage of the Royal A&P show at Auckland Show Grounds 1926. Includes animal shows & and the usual side-show attractions, also horse-jumping, sheep-shearing etc.

0' British New Zealand Films Present: The Official Films of "The Royal Show" Auckland, November 1926.
8'3 Kinematographed by Rudall Hayward.
13' Nov 15th - The reception to the visitng Australian judges at the Hotel 'Mon Desir, Takapuna.
154'13 Nov 16th - His Excellency, the Govenor-General, Sir Charles Furgusson arrives to attend an inaugaral luncheon held in his honor.
182' At this luncheon were gathered the judges and officals and some of the Dominion's best known breeders and agriculturalists.
204'5 Mr W Perry, President of the Royal Society and Mr W Massey, President of the Auckland Agricultural Society.
224'2 Sir James Allen, Hon. E W Allison.
234'15 Arrival of the New Zealand beauties.
257'13 "The while you wait man".
306'2 The childrens favourite was the slide.
329'8 A tractor that will climb a tree.
335' Were the dogs of high degree.
414'14 His Excellency the Governal-General decorates the Royal Champions.
466'3 Champion Shorthorn Cow: "Matangi Quality V." from Matangi.
474'10 Champion Jersey Cow: "Tuykish Briar Flower" from Patumahoe.
511'8 A spectacular event was the display given by teams of girl athletes employed by Auckland's business establishments.
627'4 In the street of side-shows did a "roaring trade".
662'7 An educated Pony by courtesy of Professor Webb.
682' At the stalls, salesmen were busy selling Farmer Brown -.
716'6 The latest in New Zealand farm machinery.
782' Great interest was shown in the sheep shearing demonstration - obtained through the courtesy of The Cooper Engineering Co. (NZ) Ltd. Auckland.
837'3 ... or drive itself...
861'11 The judges were busy in the rings.
870'11 The champion harness pony 'Bronze Maid" (Under 13 hands) from Otahuhu.
896'3 The champion harness cob "Katoa" from Matokoke.
909'3 Royal champion gelding.
964'6 (Last Frame).

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Year 1926

Reference number F2453

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 0:10:51

Production company British New Zealand Films

Credits Kinematographer: Rudall Hayward

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