• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip continue their tour of New Zealand.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Royal Progress In New Zealand".

    New Zealand.

    Pan across large harbour, the Royal Yacht 'Britannia' is docked. Crowds gather at intended docking place but high waves mean the Royals have to land elsewhere. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh comes ashore from barge at their new landing point. They are greeted by Prime Minister K J Holyoake. Crowds wave as they are driven to Wellington Town Hall.

    Street scenes in Wellington. Crowds of children are gathered in Athletic Park. The Queen and Prince are driven about in an open Land Rover. Children cheer. CU the Queen's personal standard (flag) for the tour. VS of children demonstrating skills on the trampoline.

    Frazer Park, where the Queen sees a sheep shearing competition. The Queen watches as the competitors in the 'Golden Shears' use electric clippers to remove the fleeces. Demonstration of blind folded shearing.

    The Queen watches a fashion show organised by the New Zealand Wool Board - various mens and womens clothes are shown off by models / mannequins. Prince Philip looks on too. The Queen presents a prize to the winning designer. Two sheep are paraded down the cat walk.

    Exterior of the New Zealand Parliament. The Queen is opening a special session. Crowds watch outside as dignitaries enter the building. Interior shots of the Parliament as the ceremony takes place. Shots of Queen and Prince Philip seated on thrones in Parliament.

    Part of the Royal Tour of Australasia - Reel 1.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:24:00 / 01:21:20:00

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