[HAYMAKING, FLYING BOATS, FLOODING, NZ SCENES]

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Four men using a manual hoist to make large haystack. Horse drawn reaper cutting and dragging hay. Woman holding back horse. Grading hay. Family members on hay field. Young girls in matching sun hats helps out by forking some hay. Man riding the hoist. Men building a fire outside a shed in the field. Three young girls run around. Sheep entering stocks, farmer separates them. Girls sitting on and standing by fence. Girl smiles as sheep pass through the gate. Farmer smoking as he separates the sheep. Panning shot of the stocks and surrounding tree covered hills. General shots of action in the stocks. Close-up a sheep dog. Men spading soil onto the back of a flatbed truck. Girl rubs lotion into her father’s shoulders and back.
Mother and daughter riding a vintage horse drawn mower across a hill, two nikau palm trees in back ground. Man standing atop a haystack waving with blue sky behind him. Girl on a horse walking towards camera. Man hammering large stack into the ground.
Solent flying boat taking off on Waitamata Harbour, flies past Rangitoto.
Air Force marching band marching down Queens Street, Auckland - followed by and naval personal.
Waterfall. Flooding of an unidentified river, waters up near the rails of a railway bridge. People line a sea wall beside a township watching the waters rise. Camera pans over the river and the bridge in the distance. Men walking along a wharf nestled in the out flowing river. Heavy seas lash at a jetty. The same men beside rails gazing at sea and river.
Man walking across a green paddock. Left handed golfer teeing off in slow - motion. Panorama of hills above golf course. Large Mediterranean styled home and gardens in countryside.
Waterfall. Man and a woman standing beside a bridge, man is holding a blanket over his head for the rain.
Driving along a dirt road through forest, taken from passenger seat, then on main road. Car stops for flock of sheep on road. Hot pools and boiling mud. Two women and two men on a golf course. Huka Falls. The same group walking over a wooden walk bridge. Near the head of the Waikato river. [Aratiatia Rapids]. Driving on dirt road through forest. Man bathing in a river, water from a small waterfall rushing over him. Men digging soil on what appears to be the Plateau.

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Year 1947

Reference number F6456

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:21:20

Credits Camera: Robert Steele