PICTORIAL PARADE No. 91

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Year

1959

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

"PP91"

Length

B&W, 8 minutes, 35mm, 733 ft.

Film Censor's Certificate No. G9747 (10 August 1959)

Release Date: 14.8.59

Cat. Refs. 1962 p.53.


Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 291

16mm film- W3589/16PP91

35mm film- W4361/70

VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 206

Full Description

RAILWAYS - MILSON DEVIATION. 142 ft. The opening of the Milson Rail Deviation, which will relieve pressure on Palmerston North's goods yards and will eventually take the railway out of the city's main street.

HASTINGS - PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIP. 231 ft. A young farmer from Milton, Otago, wins the Silver Plough Trophy at the national ploughing championships in Hastings.

THE SCOW 'ECHO.' 260 ft. One of the last scows in New Zealand still using sail with her engines Echo plies regularly from Wellington across Cook Strait and up the Wairau River to Blenheim. She evokes memories of a shipping age which is rapidly passing.

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