Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip end their tour of New Zealand and visit Australia.
Full title reads: "Royal Tour: Farewell New Zealand".
General views of Dunedin. Good shots of crowds and decorations as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh travel in car. Shots of the Royal couple waving from the balcony of the Grand Hotel. CU of statue of Robbie Burns.
Various shots of countryside of South Island. Queen and Duke visit Invermay Agricultural Research Station. A demonstration of the use of helicopters in spraying is given. A plane shows another technique. Scenic shots of waterfalls and mountains of South Island. LS of Sir Edmund Hillary - Everest climber. CU of Hillary. Shots of Mount Cook. Aerial views of the mountains and glaciers of the Southern Alps.
Crowds at Christchurch airport for the arrival of the Royal Couple. Photographers take pictures as the Queen and Prince get off their plane. Shots of the Avon River in Christchurch. People relax by the river. Shots of flowers in gardens.
Horse racing meeting at Rickerton (sp?). Her Majesty walks through crowds. CU of Pathe cameraman Pat Whittacker at work. Various shots of race meeting. The Queen and Prince watch race from the stands. The go down to see the winning horse. Queen presents Cup.
Queen and Prince arrive in Canberra, Australia. The come down from their plane, they are greeted by the Governor General Lord De L'Isle, Prime Minister Robert Menzies and others. The Queen inspects men of the guard of honour. The Royals leave for Canberra. VS of Capital City. Night shots of Parliament House. Queen arrives for reception. Menzies leads three cheers for the Queen. She makes a speech of thanks
Part of the Royal Tour of Australasia - Reel 2.