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    Whakatane, New Zealand: GV The geyser area. LV Royals on bridge pan to kids jumping into water. SV PAN Royals looking over bridge. TV Kids playing in water. SV Queen & Duke walking towards geysers. CU Geyser bubbling etc., LV Royals moving to another area of geysers.



    CU Bubbling mud. GV Geyser spouting. CU Pan Up Ditto. GV Royals watching geyser spouting.



    Arawa Park, Rotorua, New Zealand: LV Royals under archway at Arawa Park. CU Chief towards Royals waving dart. Side V Chief lays dart in front of Queen. TV Crowd on Royal exedra. SV Queen rises & the Bishop of Aoteroa puts the cloak of huia feathers round Queen. CU Queen wearing cloak, sits down. SV Duke receiving cloak. CU Ditto. CU Queen talking to little girl, Esther Fawcett, aged 5, who escaped her grandmother & to see Queen who talks to her & tells her to sit and little girl sits at the Queen's feet. GV Crowd. SV Queen speaks:-(Nat.sd.)GV Crowd applaud. Nearer V Ditto. GV Pan Maoris singing & showing how they first came to N.Z. in canoes.(nat.sd.) CU Queen laughing.



    SOUND EFFECTS. SV Queen Elizabeth II speaks:- "I hope too, that you will always hold fast to your own language & culture, your arts & crafts: and that you will always cherish the traditions which you have been handed down from your forefathers. I thank you again for your welcome. Kiora Tua. (applause)



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), Indigenous People; Music and Dance; Environment; British Empire




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    New Zealand

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD540LA28UV4UQGIFVMMQ20W8Y
    Media URN:
    VLVAD540LA28UV4UQGIFVMMQ20W8Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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