Four sequences: Coal being loaded into ship; The O'Connor Institute's foundation stone; residents and buildings; a coal mine and Bowater and Bryan Ltd's sawmill.
0 ft. The Waikawa entering the harbour, side view of ship.
27 ft. Containers of coal being loaded by crane onto ship.
117 ft. Container being emptied into ship, assisted by a man.
119 ft. The O'Connor Institute.
129 ft. The foundation stone of The O'Connor Institute. This stone was laid by James Colvin, Member ofParliament (MP) for Buller on the 19th of April, 1917. Francis Redwood, Archbishop of Wellington; Arthur Leaver, Mayor of Westport; C Girling-Butcher, Secretary, Swan & Swan, FNZIA, ANZIA, Architects, Wellington, Way. Scanlon Builders, Westport.
136 ft. The O'Connor Institute. Men standing outside, one in a wheelchair.
148 ft. An elderly woman .
152 ft. Two elderly men.
156 ft. A coal mine.
168 ft. A waterway.
189 ft. A coal bin.
191 ft. A river and hills.
201 ft. A man crossing a swing bridge.
212 ft. Railway track.
218 ft. Coal mine.
230 ft. A group of miners, walking along railway track.
243 ft. Scenery from train window - train goes into tunnel and cut other side.
263 ft. Logs on railway trucks, on rails. Men sitting atop logs, as they move off.
294 ft. A mill reads, “Est. 1880, Bowater & Bryan Ltd, Saw Millers”.
307 ft. Logs being sawn.
319 ft. Finish.