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Filmed by George Thorn, assistant manager of the 1960 New Zealand Olympic team to Rome.

The XVII Olympiad was held in Rome from 25 August to 11 September 1960. New Zealand sent a team of 38 athletes and ten officials, flag-bearer for the team was Les Mills.

NZ team at Olympic village. Visit to war memorial, lay wreath. Beach scenes. Rowing team practising. Harbour scenes, buildings. Olympic village, dinner. Italians perform medieval ceremony outside ruins. Horse jumping event, C. Bolgar in competition. Stadium scenes.

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Year 1960

Reference number F29182

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:17:00

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