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.
Bell tower - (Bells ringing a good deal)
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
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.
Royal entourage comes out of gardens. Nurses on opposite river bank.
Pan of Royal couple as car passes.
People in grounds of gardens.
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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.