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(Manyof the titles in this have a band of text revolving around the base of either a flower pot or a vase.) Intertitle: “Rawhiti in the Spring.”
Fruit trees blooming in an orchard. Film makers mother, Louisa Oxley walking amongst trees. Bee in a flower. Cutting flowers. Family sitting and drinking tea. Children playing on slide.
“Rangiora Show.” Children parading their horses. Scottish pie band. Various scenes around the show grounds. Merry-go-round. Miniature train. Policemen enjoying themselves. Children parading their horses and ponies again. Equestrian event.
“Woodlands.” Flowers blooming beside the Avon River in Christchurch.
“Christchurch Gardens.” Botanic Gardens. Children playing in an outdoor pool. Rowing on the Avon. Toy yacht.
“How to get hare off your chest.” The film maker pulls four baby rabbits out from inside his overalls as his mother watches.
“Amberly Show.” Elevated views of the show grounds. Equestrian event. Sheep demonstration.
“Ilam.” The gardens and river at Ilam. Ilam House.
“News Flash - Sampson Boyce Wedding.” Couple exiting church.
“The pride of Rawhiti.” Flower blooms and floral clock.
“Rodeo Timaru.”

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Year 1954

Reference number F58507

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:31:46

Credits Photography: Jack Oxley

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