FOX MOVIETONE NEWS: NEW ZEALAND DAM NEARS COMPLETION

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Construction of the hydroelectric dam on Waitaki River, North Otago.
0 ft. “New Zealand Dam Nears Completion: Huge concrete wall will soon stem Waitaki River whose waters are to provide power for hydro-electric system”.
17 ft.Workingmen's cabins at the site. Shows the dam construction with workers hauling bins and loading concrete with a crane. Men walk along girders (like T&G building).
89 ft. Floodgates and powerhouse: “steel pylons and circuit breakers”.
119 ft. Finish.

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Year 1934

Reference number F4321

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series Fox Movietone News

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:01:18

Production company Fox Movietone

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