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An Inkster travelogue; views of the journey up the West Coast - Coal Creek Falls, Point Elizabeth, Nine-mile Bluff, The Ten Mile Creek, Punakaiki Rocks, Bullock Creek, Gentle Annie Bluff, and a herd of cattle along the road. Mrs Inkster and Squire the family dog are seen in several shots.

0 ft “Greymouth to Westport... a fifty mile tour via the Coast Road.”

8 ft “On Our Way, We Visited Coal Creek Falls, About 3 Miles From Greymouth.”
18 ft Women walking through native bush.
25 ft Coal Creek Falls.
52 ft Two people standing in water above the falls, observe the surrounding bush; several shots of the Falls.

75 ft “We had to stop in and take a peep at Point Elizabeth from the Nine-mile Bluff.”
88 ft Man on horseback with his two dogs in tow appear round the bend of bluff road chasing 2 steers; a vehicle and motorbike drive on the same stretch of road. Point Elizabeth in background.

119 ft “We could not resist this view at the Ten Mile.”
128 ft Vehicle drives along narrow road; pans to river bed below and to the beach; a hole appears in the cliff face; rugged bush and coastal scenes.

172 ft “We travelled many miles along the Rugged Sea Coast.”
182 ft Waves breaking onto rugged, rocky coastline.

233 ft “A short run brought us to Punakaiki - The West Coast Wonderland - miles of sandy beach, majestic King Ferns, Nikau Palms, Wonderful Pancake Rocks & Blow holes.”
250 ft Mrs Inkster and the dog, walking amongst the nikau palms; shots of breakers in the bay and waves lashing against the rocky cliffs; Punakaiki Rock scenes and its rugged coastline.
325 ft Bush scenes and people picnicking and walking along riverbank. On the opposite side of the river is a small settlement.

361 ft “We glanced at Bullock Creek.”
367 Bullock Creek

372 ft “We stopped at the Gentle Annie Bluff - two thousand feet above the waves.”
382 ft Scenes of rugged coastline; farmer on horseback driving a herd of cattle.
461 ft Mrs Inkster walking down road with Squire the dog; rugged coastal, bush scenes.

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Year 1926

Reference number F8015

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:05:26

Credits Camera: Lawrie Inkster

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