PERSONAL RECORD. LOVATT, CR. [NGUNGURU EASTER & XMAS PLUS JUBILEE PROCESSION 1946]
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Woman walking out of house with apron on. Men working on log on trailer. Waterfall. Man holding sheep [killing it]. Children with pet goat and sheep. Group of people line up in front of school building. [Scenes at Ngunguru Beach] Various shots of people in camping grounds having meal dished out, then sitting at table. Races along beach including running,wheelbarrow, egg and spoon, three-legged race, sack races. New bridge being built alongside old bridge. Interior shots of people at party table, bottles of drink on table, elderly man cuts cake. Person lights candles on cake, elderly man blows them out.
Scenes of [ANZAC] parade, 1946. Sign on building ‘Well done, New Zealand’. Parade down street Ngunguru of marching bands, women in army uniform, various floats including ‘Taking the heat out of Hiriheato’. Scenes at camping ground. Baby in iron tub. High angle view of beach [Ngunguru]. Young people and children playing in sand. Groups of children and adults playing ring-a-rosy in the sea. Two young men batting ball on string in camp ground. View of camping ground, family group relaxing in front of tent, girl blowing bubbles, father and girl catching bubbles. Scenes on beach of people in rowboats, family group seated on sand, playing in sea. Elderly man and woman in garden of house. Women and children, babies with sashes over their chests [A&P 1946 Champion]. Elderly man in dressing gown cuts cake at table, family group watching, elderly man reads card, family group seated at table.
Scenes of Jubilee parade, Whangārei. Crowd on street, in front of shop front E.L.. Halliday, Fruiterer/Confectioner, watch as horses and buggies ride past with people on, including Māori man with mere, firemen, men on push bikes, pipe band, ‘Whangārei, ‘So small a beginning but now so beautiful’, The Farmers Trading Company, Baptist Church. Family group outside building. Small girl is fed ice-cream. Whangārei Heads, Marsden Point, Military Parade. Waka taua.
Reference number F15384
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Photography: C R Lovatt