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Pathe newsreel footage of territorial soldiers marching in Christchurch, possibly filmed prior to, or just after, the outbreak of World War One.

INTERTITLE: “2500 Territorials march into Christchurch”. Brass band leading soldiers round corner on street with tram lines. Spectators watch territorials march towards camera led by mounted officers and NCO’s, Territorials in uniform and carrying rifles march past. - Cars, cyclists and horse drawn carts pass by.

Territorials continue march past, officers and men. Bystanders watching parade- women and boy, [corner of Hagley Park]. Territorials on foot, officer on horseback march back into camera view. Continuous stream of soldiers and band, horse drawn wagon carrying reels [field telephone wire].

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Year 1913

Reference number F56660

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:01:30

Production company West - Hayward’s Pictures

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington