WEEKLY REVIEW 393

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1949
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F21901
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Rights Information
Year
1949
Reference
F21901
Media type
Moving image
Item unavailable online
Series
WEEKLY REVIEW
Place of production
New Zealand/Aotearoa
Categories
Newsreel
Duration
0:08:15
Production company
NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT

000:16 KAPITI... SCIENTIST VISITS ISLAND: The director of the American Wilderness Society, Dr Murie and his son Donald, visit Kapiti Island. They are in New Zealand for the New Zealand America Fiordland expedition. Dr Murie finds a rock penguin and shows the island caretaker, Mr Lindsay, an interesting piece of seaweed.
002:36 WELLINGTON... CANADIAN FLAGS FOR SEA CADETS: Sea cadets hoist the colours at the home of the High Commissioner for Canada. Some of the boys will attend the first Empire Sea Cadets camp held in Canada in July. Mr RC Addision represents the New Zealand League.
003:14 christchurch... chalk works: Gelignite is used to blast chalk at New Zealand’s only operational chalk quarry in Oxford, North Canterbury. The chalk is broken up and bagged for transport to the refinery in Christchurch. Here it is dried in kilns. The quarry has the capacity to turn out 60 tons of chalk a week.
004:29 KARAPIRO... NEW ZEALAND ROWING CHAMPS: 22 clubs gather to compete, watched by a crowd of 15,000. Aramo wins both the double skulls and the senior fours with West End winning the prestigious championship eights.