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Group of people in boats. Travelling shots of coastline from travelling boat. [Mangaraho volcanic plug]. Launch on sea [Menai]. Troop ship alongside wharf [Whangārei]. Girls in back yard playing ring-a-roses. Army pipe band followed by soldiers march in street, followed by pipe bands, past Whangārei Hotel. Boats in harbour. Car parked outside house. Pigs having a feed in trough. Rowing race.

Scenes of men putting up power pole; digging hole with drilling machine, putting up pole with supports. Maori and Pakeha family group pose beside truck. Scenes at Waimate North Centennial celebrations. Group of Maori men ‘rowing’ waka. Long boat with ‘Captain Cook’. Kapa Haka group performing with taiaha. Parade of horses and buggies, whare in bgd. Man on large wheel bicycle falls off then gets back on again. Pipe band , group in period costume, march past. Family group beside car and caravan, caravan drives off down road. Woman poses with baby. Street scenes [Whangārei], man in white coat in middle of road conducts traffic.

Steamboat sails in harbour. Seagulls feeding off back of boat. Children playing in rowboat beside wharf. High angle view of jetty and buildings in shore in bay. Earth moving machine. Scenes at zoo [Auckland]; lion in cage, elephant lifts zookeeper by trunk by its trunk, brings broom out of pool.

Scenes of men felling Kauri trees in bush. Men saw large Kauri log. Men drive through bush on bulldozer, log is towed through bush. Truck drives off with log. Scenes at timber yard of felled logs, log being cut with blade. Men securing sawn long pieces of timber to truck, stacking concrete posts. Steam train passes through countryside.

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Year 1938

Reference number F15385

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:05:45

Taonga Māori Collection Yes

Credits Photography: C R Lovatt

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