PERSONAL RECORD. EDGECOMBE, COURTNEY. LJ WALDRON BUTCHER HAWERA PARADE (ARARATA) AND WEDDING
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Bride and groom coming out front door of church. Bride, groom with bridesmaids and groomsmen. Bride in wedding car. Three tiered wedding cake. Bride and groom.
Truck with Union Jacks on the door, large group of people riding on the the tray, and sign on the cab roof reading: “Ararata”. School girls marching along street followed by schoolboy band and other boys and girls marching behind. People in costume followed by decorated vehicles. Man in [military] uniform riding on back of truck with national flags around him. Nurses marching along street followed by car with Red Cross flag draped across its bonnet. Girl Guides and Boy Scouts marching behind Union Jacks. Highland pie band. Marching girls. Man riding tall bicycle. Māori group in modern and traditional clothing on tray of truck. Truck with poster of man [probably George VI] over the grille. Decorated vehicles. HMS Peace ship float. view over crowds heads showing armed forces on outdoor stage. Riders & Horse drawn vehicles, funny car with clowns, and floats in recreation ground. Float: Four Freedoms. Ararata truck again. Close view over crowds heads of Māori group performing concert on stage [Probably Ararata's float in Hawera's, possibly, Victory Parade].
Reference number F49875
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA