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The harbour ferry ‘Muritai’ transports Wellington residents to Day's Bay for summer pleasures.

“The New Zealand Government Publicity Office present 'Sunshine Sands' Wellington's Holiday Land'. Wellington, New Zealand's Capital City, is splendidly situated on a deep harbour, encircled by high hills thickly clustered with red-roofed dwellings”
“The city's climbing suburbs look down on busy wharves, fringing the land-locked port.”
“Cloud squadrons float above the broad blue bay.”
“Down from the heights..”
“ the trans-harbour ferry.”
“The end of the run to Wellington's holiday land.”
“On Day's Bay's sunshine sands.”
“Frail canoes skim the shining surface.”
“A 'wind-jammer' comes to part.”
“Among the holiday fleet.”
“Rocked in the cradle of the deep”
“A refreshment centre...the Pavilion.”
“Where there are nets that snare no fish...the tennis courts.”
“On the sunlit slopes above the bay.”
“As the sunset hour draws night.”
“Soft night drifts down upon the bay. The long light fades with closing day”
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Year 1930

Reference number F3419

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:08:20

Production company New Zealand Government Publicity Office