NEW ZEALAND SOUNDSCENES NO 10

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Wellington Trots Hutt Park: Avernus wins the Pollard Memorial Handicap with John Jinks second and Purser third.

Summer's call with its happy days of bright sunshine and varied outdoor amusements: Sailing, boating and people at the beach in Auckland.

Australia will be there, Dunedin - HMAS Australia has distinction of being longest vessel to be berthed at Port Chalmers and thousands of Dunedinites visit: Aerial views of Dunedin city, harbour and the ship.

A Big Smoke - Wellington -Spectacular blaze as nearly a million feet of old film go up, and the work of Hollywood fizzles out - just like this! Nitrate burnoff.

Wanganui Youths’ afforestation camp - Wanganui. Young New Zealanders cultivate 900 acres of sand-dune country: Gangs of unemployed youths from the city plant trees in sand dunes, in work programs organised by the Wanganui and District Development League. Views of camp life, boys emerge from small huts, prepare food, do physical training and signalling instruction. Work carried out under supervision of the State Forestry Dept.

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Year 1933

Reference number F4500

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series new zealand soundscenes

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:08:05

Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS

Credits Sound Recordist: Jack Welsh
Laboratory Superintendent: Jack Welsh
Film Editor: Lee M. Hill
Chief Cinematographer: Lee M. Hill
Commentary: Martin Evans