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NFU Picture/Sheet No.



B&W, 10.5 minutes, 35mm 941 ft.

Film Censor's Certificate No. G1880 (12 September 1955)

Release Date: 16.9.55

Cat. Refs. 1957 p.40; 1958 p.35; 1962 p.36.

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VHS Video- R.V. 240

16mm film- W3589/16PP40A

BITC VHS (Preview video)- BITC 301

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BASKETBALL'S 50 YEARS. 227 ft. Basketball of 1905 style contrasted with basketball of1955. The teams gather at Christchurch for the 25 th Dominion tournament, won by Canterbury.

THE CAMPS THE HEALTH STAMPS KEEP. 207 ft. Children play, eat, rest and do their schoolwork at Otaki Health Camp, while in the Post Office, officials parcel up 1955 health stamps.

WATCH ON THE WAITEMATA. 453 ft. The Lady Shirley, diesel launch of the Auckland Waterfront Police, is shown on patrol around the harbour and taking a patient from Waiheke Island to the city. Shore activities of the force, such as attending to cases of pillaging and stowaways, are shown and finally the Lady Shirley's rescue of two capsized yachtsmen.

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