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Man hitching bullocks to wagon; “Newton King” on parapet in background. Brass band marching along main street below pennant strung across the road. Cavalcade of horse drawn vehicles and shot of children watching from roadside. Woman in white with long hair riding white horse [likely playing Lady Godiva]. Man riding penny-farthing bicycle. Brass band marching towards camera followed by tractor with sign “Stratford [?]” towing float with Maori concert group. Hut made from native materials [ponga, flax etc.]. “The Light of the World” [biblical] float. Large globe of the world on float. Naval ship float. Group of surgeons conducting operation on float.

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Year 1955

Reference number F49906

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Genre Amateur

Credits Photography: Courtney J Edgecombe

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