Intertitle: “Newsreel 1948.”
“1948 Masport Cup Picton”. Speedboats racing in the Marlborourgh Sounds. (Boats include Redhead and Pelorus Jack)
“Easter Holiday Waikawa 1948”. Choppy seas break onshore.
“The Egg Floor 1948.” A man moves wooden crates of eggs from the back of his van to the service door of a barn. Writing on the box reads, “ Return to NR McMurtry Blenheim.”
Woman working an egg sorting machine inside the barn. Women filling and stacking cartons.
Passenger train wreck on the Blenheim - Kaikoura line. Potatoes being unearthed by workers in field. The [Opawa] River and the town and area in flood. Cars driving through flooded streets. Pedestrians making their way through the water.