KNOW NEW ZEALAND FIRST NO.151: SUNNY NAPIER - THE BRIGHTON OF NEW ZEALAND
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000:00 “KNOW NEW ZEALAND FIRST No 151”
000:06 The New Zealand Government Publicity Office Presents “SUNNY NAPIER” The Brighton Of New Zealand
000:19 “ Built on the shores of Hawkes Bay where the broad Pacific rolls, Napier, with its magnificent ocean beach and wealth of sunshine, is prominent as a favourite New Zealand watering place.”
000:44 “The famous marine parade from the hills behind the town.”
000:58 Aerial shot of Napier’s Marine Parade, city centre and outer suburbs.
001:24 “A glimpse of the Cathedral and Government offices.”
001:43 “Down in the busy streets.”
Streets scenes; pedestrians; trams and an HB Motor Co. Ltd. bus appear briefly.
002:20 “Clive Square with its blossoming flower beds.”
003:13 “Home of the busy trawling fleet. A distant view of port Ahuriri.”
003:54 “Picturesque and tasteful homes on the sunny slopes.”
004:45 “Under the Norfolk pines on the Marine Parade.”
People relaxing on pavement seats out on the Parade; street scenes.
005:53 “The bath buildings, at high-water mark.”
006:36 “Three merry maids on the sands.”
Three young women sunbathing.
007:01 “Launching the “Mosquito fleet.”
Canoeists paddle out into the surf; bathers watch as they return to shore.
008:19 “Venturesome cruisers beyond the surf-line.”
008:47 “One of the most popular institutions on the sea-front - - The children’s playground.”
Mothers and their children enjoying the swings and the merry-go-round.
009:23 “The paddling pool where the youngsters hold high revel.”
Children have great fun in the outdoor pool next to Napier’s Marine Parade beach front.
009:58 “An absorbing incident - Launching the liner.”
010:37 “A lesson in nautical construction”
011:34 “A Royal splash for a finish.”
021:21 NZ Government Publicity - logo.
Various scenes of Napier as it was two years before the earthquake. Civic buildings, houses, traffic and playtime at the beach.
Reference number F3416
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series KNOW NEW ZEALAND FIRST
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company New Zealand Government Publicity Office