COASTS OF NEW ZEALAND
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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 ‘Pelorus Jack’ 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.
Reference number F9043
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company Pathé Frères
Camera: W Franklyn Barrett
Related Link Dominion Article on W.F. Barrett