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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.

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Year 1933

Reference number F4485

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series new zealand soundscenes

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:07:13


Credits 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