PERSONAL RECORD. HASSELMAN, PETER. [FAMILY CLIPS & ROAD TRIPS.]
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Silent amateur colour film which shows various activities around the upper North Island of New Zealand and a family visit to Rotorua.
Two passenger ships at wharves in port. Scenic footage of landscape and an unknown beach. Point-of-view of a car driving on twisting hill road, passing Māori children travelling on the back of a truck. An unknown beach including people collecting kaimoana (seafood) from shore. A herd of cows walking along a rural road. Two men changing tyre on a [Morris Minor] car. Family members socialising outside a modern rural farmhouse, men and women smoking cigarettes. Family visit to a waterfall. Shearers shearing sheep using electric shears in a woolshed. New Zealand Railways railcar leaving provincial rural railway station. Family members socialising outside rural house, children playing on swings, children making boxcar go-cart, women smoking cigarettes, relaxing and gardening.
[Pōhutu] geyser erupting, Rotorua. Whakarewarewa Village, houses, meeting house, Te Pākira marae (Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao), carvings, “Tehokowhitu-A-Tu memorial archway over river. Guides leading tourist group around thermal activity and past erupting geysers, steaming mud pools, “Wharekai Eating House” sign, reconstructed model pā, carvings at entrance.
Reference number F279221
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Camera: Peter Hasselman