PICTORIAL PARADE 3

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K Force Christmas: The 16th Field Regiment in Korea celebrate Christmas with a hāngi. In keeping with army tradition the officers serve the meal, in this case Colonel Patterson and Battery Commander Major Manders.

World Shearing Record, A NEW CHAMPION: Godfrey Bowen beats the world record by 47 sheep and shears 485 sheep in one day in a shed near Palmerston North.

Dams and Dynamite...BIG BLASTS AT WHAKAMARU FOR FOURTH WAIKATO POWER-STATION: The last rocks are dynamited to create a diversion channel redirecting the Waikato River in order to build the dam and power house at Whakamaru.

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Year 1953

Reference number F3900

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series PICTORIAL PARADE

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:10:51

Production company NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT

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