HERE IS NEW ZEALAND

Year
1947
Reference
F6509
Media type
Moving image
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Year
1947
Reference
F6509
Media type
Moving image
Item unavailable online
Place of production
New Zealand/Aotearoa
Categories
Promotional
Duration
1:12:32
Production company
NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT
Credits
Commentary Written: A R D Fairburn
Maori Scenes: The Tuhourangi Tribe
Music: The Tuhourangi Tribe
Photography: Leslie Fraser
Photography: Robert Steele
Associate Producer: Ronald Trent Bowie
Producer: Robert Steele

Tourists arrive by sea and air to ‘Aotearoa, Land of the Long White Cloud.’
New Zealand’s present population has grown to over 1 3/4 million people. Auckland is the largest city in the Dominion and has a population of 1/4 million. Throughout the country, suburban housing flourishes as do the wonderful gardens and parks.
Many wonderful scenes include: The Treaty House, Waitangi; Whangaroa Harbour; Hokianga Harbour; dairy farming in the Waikato region; Cambridge; Karapiro; Rotorua; Whakarewarewa and culture groups performing the poi etc. for tourists; Guide Rangi; the penny divers; mud pools and intricate carvings; Rainbow Springs; Mokoia Island in Lake Rotorua; Hongi’s Track; the tree of Hinehopu; Gisborne; Napier; children drinking school milk; capital city of Wellington; Nelson and many other North and South Island tourism areas and cities of New Zealand.