QUAKE

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Year

1983

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

614

Length

Colour, 37 minutes

Viewing copies

Unknown

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Colour 37 mins. NFU Film Information Sheet No. 614 Cat. Refs. 1984-85 p.10; 1986-87 p.12. A simulation of the 6:30 pm news on Television New Zealand only hours after a force 7 earthquake has struck. Through various items presented by television reporters, the community is seen coping, and in some cases not coping, with the disaster. In the aftermath many misconceptions are revealed about the role of Civil Defence. This film is designed to promote discussion and preparation for what the authorities regard as being inevitable - a large earthquake which one day will hit one of New Zealand's main cities. WAR YEARS

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