NEW ZEALAND MIRROR No. 15

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Year

1953

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

Unknown/None

Length

B&W, 9.5 minutes

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 137 16mm film- W3589/16NZM15 35mm film- 200,643 VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 139

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WHAT'S COOKING IN KOREA. 230 ft. Christmas supplies go up to the Battery area in Korea, where the turkeys and other palatables are cooked in a Hangi, or Maori oven, by Maori soldiers. Following tradition, Christmas dinner is served by the officers, while the war goes on.

WORLD RECORD SHEARING. 198 ft. Godfrey Bowen shears 456 sheep in a nine-hour working day, and gains the world shearing record.

THE GEOTHERMAL BORES. 385 ft. The Karapiti blow-hole, and steam bores and equipment in the Wairakei geyser region. Sir John Cockroft's visit to Wairakei, and the blowing of a new steam bore to supply power for a big pulp and paper mill.

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