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NFU Picture/Sheet No.

NFU Film Information Sheet No. PP9

Technical details

B&W, 10 ½ minutes, 35mm 944 ft.

Film Censor's Certificate No. U29164 (14 July 1953)

Release Date: 17.7.53

Cat. Refs. 1953-S p.6; 1956 p.26, 27; 1957 p.30, 31; 1958 p.25; 1962 p.27.

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 209

16mm film- W3589/16PP9

VHS BITC (Preview Tape)- BITC 318

Full Description

RIFLE TEAM FOR BISLEY. 187 ft. At Trentham, New Zealand marksmen compete for the Queen's Prize, and New Zealand's first rifle team for Bisley since 1911 leaves Auckland by air for England. NEW WHARF. 153 ft. Men and machines at work on Auckland's big new concrete wharf.

HERDS OUT OF A HAT. 286 ft. Returned servicemen draw lots for the chance to buy dairy farms and herds, and move to their new holdings.

THE 'CARGON' IN ACTION. 275 ft. The 'cargon' system of loading and unloading freight planes was invented in New Zealand, and the equipment was built by Railways workshops in Christchurch. It cuts down loading time from one hour to twelve minutes, and has attracted attention from many other lands.

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