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Colour tinted, this film shows how tourists travelled around New Zealand in the early years of this century - by boat, horse and trap, and on foot through bush walks and onto a glacier. Scenic shots of Milford Sound and dolphins following boats.

'The lakes are not deep...the excursionists are seen embarking'.
Tourists in dinghies in Milford Sound. They then clamber up the rungs of a ship from the dinghies.
Tourists aboard the ship.
'The boats have an excellent guide - the pilot-fish'. Which warns the crew of rocks by its evolutions.
Dolphin leads boat through water.
'Some of the excursionists prefer a land route...'
'Conveyances' - horse & gig transporting tourists through fords and bush tracks.
Women walk across bridge.
'Climbing a Glacier'.
Party of 'excursionists' set off through the bush.
Pan of glacier.
Tourists on glacier with ice picks - climb their way up a hillside, guide in front.

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Year 1910

Reference number F9043

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Duration 0:04:51

Production company Pathé Frères

Credits Camera: W Franklyn Barrett

Related Link Dominion Article on W.F. Barrett

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