NEW ZEALAND SOUNDSCENES. CARNIVAL WEEK BEGINS...
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Carnival week begins in Christchurch and large crowd see Palantua win NZ Cup in record time, with Rocket second: A fashionable crowd watches the race and horses parade in the birdcage.
Governor General and Lady Bledisloe are present. Lord Bledisloe presents the trophy to Mrs W McKenzie, the first woman owner of a winner of the New Zealand Cup. Shows men with racebooks and a press photographer.
French war sloop visits New Zealand. Auckland Savorgnan de Brazza, neat new 2000 ton warship on way to Far East Station, calls to say bonjour: Scenes of the ship, and officials visiting, including the Mayor of Auckland, G.W. Hutchison.
Capping Day revels. Dunedin - varsity boys frolic through thronged streets in gay burlesques: Scenes of the parade, students in costume and floats.
Ex OS - S.O.S. Blenheim - meet the 10 year old boy wonder from Springfields: 22 1/2 stone Bob White. Shows him boxing and eating an apple.
Reference number F4485
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series new zealand soundscenes
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS
Producer: Jack Welsh
Sound: Jack Welsh
Editor: Lee M. Hill
Camera: Lee M. Hill
Other Cameras: Joseph Sylvanus Vinsen
Other Cameras: Rudall Hayward
Narrator: Martin Evans