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Intertitle: "Picton". The Picton foreshore in summery conditions - looking up Sound. Various picturesque scenes around the marina including the ferry backing into its berth, a one man yacht racing across bay (shot from moving boat). On board a public launch, travelling up Sounds.
"Waikawa Bay".
“Tame fish”. Feeding large fish in water beside the shore. Family on boat.
Blenheim - Swan in river. Monkey in a cage at small [possibly travelling] zoo. Peacock.
On board a public launch, travelling up Sounds. Various beach houses in the Sounds. Feeding the fish.
Elevated views of ferry backing into position alongside wharf. Passengers boarding the ship. Various shots of the harbour and town from above.
"Along the Grove Road". Elevated views from the road into the sounds.
“Momorangi". Filmmakers mother in a park walking towards the camera from her car. Two elderly ladies rowing a boat. Mother father and child rowing on a very small rubber boat. Woman climbing down into small speedboat from wharf. Elevated view of Picton Marina. Spectacular water-ski crash off a jump. Boat alongside ship, Rangatira.
"The Portage". Toddler on the lawn.
"Display by the Coombes family". Water skiing as a group and singly in uniforms. Trick skiing, backwards - girls attempting to knock each other of their skis with balls on strings as they ski 3 at a time.
Activity at recreation ground; hula hoop demonstration, marching girls etc.

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Year 1955

Reference number F58560

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:24:00

Production company Oxlo Films

Credits Photography: Jack Oxley

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