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Technical details

B&W, 10.5 minutes, 35mm, 940 ft.

Film Censor's Certificate No. G4414 (8 October 1956)

Release Date: 12.10.56

Cat. Refs. 1957 p.44, 45; 1958 p.39, 40; 1962 p.41.

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 254

16mm film- W3589/16PP54A

35mm film- W4361/41

VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 159

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ILL-FATED ATOM BOMBER - R.A.F. VULCAN'S VISIT TO OHAKEA 221 ft The Avro Vulcan bomber flies over Wellington and lands at Ohakea. Crowds see the plane before it takes off and we say good-bye as the Vulcan flies past Mount Egmont.

N.Z.'s NORTHERNMOST TERRITORIES - MEDICAL AIR-LIFT FROM THE TOKELAU ISLANDS 254 ft An extra polio ward is completed in Samoa, while nurses are flown north to the Tokelau Islands to bring back patients. Physiotherapist Miss Wilson, of Wellington Hospital, attends to patients on the islands and supervises their transfer to Apia Hospital for specialist treatment.

NEW ZEALANDERS IN MALAYA - JUNGLE PATROL BY S.A.S. SQUADRON 433 ft At Kuala Lumpur the C.O. of the New Zealand S.A.S. Squadron briefs Corporal Huia Woods for a jungle patrol. For five days they patrol the Malayan jungle in search of terrorists, and then receive an air-drop of food, mail and ammunition.

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