NEW ZEALAND MIRROR No. 17

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Year

1953

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

Unknown/None

Length

B&W, 11 minutes

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 139 16mm film- W3589/16NZM17 NEW ZEALAND MIRROR No. 18

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B&W 11 mins. 35mm 981 ft. WATER SPEED - REDHEAD BETTERS 100 m.p.h.200 ft. KIWIS LIVE AT GAME FARM164 ft. DAMS & DYNAMITE - BIG BLASTS AT WHAKAMARU FOR FOURTH WAIKATO POWER-STATION569 ft. NFU Film Information Sheet No. 76 Cat. Refs. 1953-S p.2; 1956 p.14; 1957 p.16; 1958 p.18; 1962 p.20. B&W 11 mins. 35mm 981 ft. WATER SPEED RECORD. 200 ft. On Wellington's Evans Bay, Len Southward's 2-ton speedboat 'Redhead' breaks the New Zealand/Australian water speed record, averaging 101 m.p.h. KIWIS LIVE AT GAME FARM. 164 ft. At a Trout Hatchery and Game Farm several Kiwis have found a home. The Kiwi is a flightless bird peculiar to New Zealand, and is a remarkable creature in many ways. DAMS AND DYNAMITE. 569 ft. Of the new dams and power stations on the Waikato River, Maraetai is completed, and Whakamaru is under construction. Here, diversion of the river involves two spectacular explosions in the gorge, and all-night work by heavy earthmoving machinery. Viewing copies : VHS Video- R.V. 139 16mm film- W3589/16NZM17 NEW ZEALAND MIRROR No. 18

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