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    QUEEN IN TONGA AND ARRIVAL IN NEW ZEALAND. (Tonga and New Zealand) GV. of Tonga. SV. School girls marching under arch. Angle shot, girls on arch, showing name "Tonga". STV. The Queen's launch coming alongside at Tonga. SCU. Queen Salote walking to meet the Queen. STV. Queen steps ashore and is greeted by Salote. CU. Tonga kids cheering. SCU. The Two Queens walking up steps followed by Duke and Crown Prince Tungi. SCU. Queen Salote's granddaughter presenting bouquet to Queen. CU. Kids cheering. SV. The two Queens leaving quayside in car with open umbrellas. LV. The queens leaving in car, cars driving under Welcome arch. GV. Tonga. SV. Pan. The two queens driving past cheering crowds (under arch). LV. Back view, car driving between cheering crowds. SCU. Small boys cheering. GV. Queen Salote's Palace. SV. Queen, Duke and Queen Salote walking in grounds, they stop to look at the old tortoise. C/U tortoise. SV. Salote chatting to royal couple.

    SV. SCU. SV. Flying Foxes hanging from tree: (bats). SV. SCU. Natives arriving for feast and dancing ceremony. LV. Royal car driving under arch, with Queen Salote. SCU. Native types watching. CU. Another native type. CU. LV. Royal party arriving for feast walking along carpet of tappa (tree bark). SCU. Pan, two Queens pan back to Duke walking with Crown Prince. LV. Feast laid out in readiness. SV. Feast in readiness. LV. Crowd seated around. SV. Royal party sitting down at low table. CU. Queen seated. CU. Suckling pig. SV. Two Queens being served. LV. Serving girls around table. GV. Guests seated round low table feasting.

    SV. Woman cutting melon. STV. Guests eating. SV. Royal party at table. CU. Small girl eating. LV. Guests feasting. LV. Royal party watching dancing. CU. Royal party watching. GV. SV. Girls seated singing, etc. CU. Girl type singing. SV. Pan, girls singing, etc. CU. Girl singing. SV. Costumed women watching. CU. Woman watching. LV. Royal party watching. LV. SV. Native stick dance. SCU. Duke and Queen enjoying dancing. SV. Stick dancers. LV. Stick dancers finishing dance. GV. "S.S.Gothic" laying off Tonga. STV. Queen and Duke boarding the "Gothic". STV. Crew boarding "Gothic" with presents. LV. Children waving from beach to the "Gothic" Angle shot: "Gothic" siren blowing. SV. Passengers throwing garlands overboard.

    SV. Officer pointing out position to Queen on bridge. New Zealand: LV. New Zealand coastline ahead. LV. Small craft accompanying "Gothic". SV. Royal couple on bridge, Duke lifts glasses. LV. Guns firing from shore. SV. Royal couple watching from bridge. LV. Gothic preparing to tie up. SV. Gothic, from shore. GTV. Guard of Honour lined up on quayside. SV. Pan, Queen and Duke step ashore, Queen greeted by Governor General Sir Willoughby Norrie, Queen greets Mr. Holland. SV. Crowd waving. SV. Pan, Queen and Governor General walking towards. LV. SV. Types doing Maori War Dance on wet quayside. SV. Welcome to Auckland sign on Town Hall building. SV. Queen standing on open rostrum. SV. Gust of wind blowing against crowd. LV. Man slips off raincoat, hands it to Mr. Holland, he walks forward and drapes it around Queen's shoulders. SCU. Crowd. SV. Queen smiles at Mr. Holland and takes seat. SV. Crowd. Top V. Garden party, guests assembling. SV. Queen and Duke with umbrellas, coming out. LV. Guests at garden party. SV. Queen opening umbrellas and walking towards camera.

    (Lav.) (Orig. A.) Selected originals exist see record for 51/1 A.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:54:00 / 01:17:50:00
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    Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Queen on Tour Commonwealth Tours: 1953-1954 nz archive Commonwealth Tours: 1953-1954
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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