• Short Summary

    About 3,000 people this morning were in Cathedral Square Christchurch, New Zealand to see Her Majesty the Queen leave the United Service Hotel for a church service.

  • Description


    Looking spire



    Bell tower - (Bells ringing a good deal)



    crowd shot



    boy without shirt up lamp standard



    shot of Bishop of Christchurch



    Shot of Primate and Archbishop of N.X. Most Rev. N.A. Lesser



    Royal Party arrive and are greeted



    Royal Party leave church and return to



    appear on balcony



    crowd shot.


    1.
    At Botanical Gardens - Set displays of flowers that the Queen and Duke will inspect



    Wet commentator - wet photographers.



    Royal party arrive in rain.



    Queen plants in oak tree.



    Queen and Duke sign book.



    Talk to citizens.



    Inspect various set pieces.



    Through rose garden.



    Past band - close up of bandsmen face and hands.



    People inspecting


    11.
    Royal entourage comes out of gardens. Nurses on opposite river bank.



    Pan of Royal couple as car passes.



    People in grounds of gardens.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: About 3,000 people this morning were in Cathedral Square Christchurch, New Zealand to see Her Majesty the Queen leave the United Service Hotel for a church service.She was accompanied by the Prime Minister, Mr.Keith Holyoake, The Duke, and Mrs.Holyoake.They were met at the door of the cathedral by church dignitaries including the Dean of Christchurch Pyatt (W.A.) and the bishop - J.K.Warren.Archbishop Dr.Lessor.

    Mr.Holyoake presented the Queen to the Bishop of Christchurch J.K.Warren, who presented her to the Archbishop of New Zealand.He in turn presented her to the Dean of Christchurch.Shots taken from the Tower of the Cathedral may be unsteady due to the pealing of the bells.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA33JBZKT81GJSWAAGHDVLE7KBU
    Media URN:
    VLVA33JBZKT81GJSWAAGHDVLE7KBU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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