We Live By Water

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This is an educational film enumerating the statistical benefits of water to New Zealanders. It opens on the title frame "We Live By Water', followed by a frame reading 'technical supervisor and narrative D A Campbell, commentary Clem Howell, sound Eric Grainger, produced and photographed by Lee Hill. An APEX Films NZ LTD Production'. The film talks about how water interacts with the land beneficially and harmfully and how nature manages water naturally with vegetation. It explains good and bad farming practice and their consequences. it mentions the campaign by the NZ State Forest Service 'Save Our Forests' and the NZ State Forest Service and shows firefighting in action and states ' Fire prevention is the duty of all'. The role of the Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Council is explained. "Fire ruins the forest. Bad farming ruins the land.

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Year 1955

Reference number F643

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Production company Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Council and The State Forest Service