LABOUR DAY IN GISBORNE

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A parade of elaborate floats of guilds and merchants, followed by sports, on 12 October 1910 at Gisborne.

A large traction engine - solid wheels - tows a large decorated cart full of people. Other horse & traps pass by, crowd-lined street, policeman pushing people back. Guild banners e.g. carpenters, parade past. Floats with local businesses e.g. timber merchants. Very elaborate structures drawn by horses.

Boys watching camera in foreground. L.D. Nathan building at rear.
Crowd on steps of the [grandstand]. Children.
Men polevaulting, others watching. Cycle race round park. Crowd at fence.

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Year 1910

Reference number F5636

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 00:03:49

Production company Pathe Pictures

Credits Camera: Brandon Haughton