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(COL) People sitting in stands at public swimming pool. [Vulcan] railcar moving away from camera. Men playing lawn bowls. Views of couples standing against building (using sign language). Scenes in New Plymouth. Views of New Plymouth port and harbour. ‘Waterfront Industry Commission’ building and surroundings. Mt Taranaki. Elevated views of recreation ground and surrounding suburb. Two women in park, standing in front of bus with man. Views of bay, public swimming pool. Sign on gate: ‘Brooklands’, view over amphitheatre.

View of three story house, man outside, man getting into car and driving off. Women walking around private garden, women walking down footpath, woman shakes hands with man. Men playing lawn bowls. People walking down path from church in formal clothes. Group patting cat in garden. Sign: ‘To Kawaroa Park’, people in park. Swimmers at public baths.

(B&W) Sign: ‘Auckland Deaf Social Centre opening, Sat. Dec. 6th at 2pm. All are welcome’, exterior views of centre and cars parked in street outside. Sign: ‘The Auckland Deaf Club Xmas Party, Sat. Dec 13th, Admission by ticket only 2/6’. Clock on wall. Large picture of Father Christmas on corner of Auckland Farmer’s department store building, panning shot of building and Father Christmas in sleigh on verandah. Multi story car parking building. Busy inner city street with racing car on trailer advertising ‘N.Z.’s 6th International Grand Prix, Ardmore Jan 10th’. Signs illuminated at night. Frontage of ‘Embassy’ Theatre. Street scene after dark. Mural of Father Christmas, sleigh and reindeer on ‘Millers’ building.

‘New Plymouth War Memorial Library, Museum and Hall’ under construction. ‘RSA’ building. Cluster of road signs in ‘Egmont St’. Marquees in park. Tractor levelling ground at port. Views around port of ships, buildings. Scenes at Arawa Picnic, 1959. Group of people eating inside tent. Women and men playing around in the tent . People walking along beach [Arewa]. Running race on beach. Women lined up on beach, walking along beach. Man eating off plate. Group of people standing around.

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Year 1958

Reference number F46323

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:11:20

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