• Short Summary

    Continuing his Pacific tour, Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau visited the Land and Industry exhibition at Wanganui, New Zealand on Thursday.

  • Description

    Continuing his Pacific tour, Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau visited the Land and Industry exhibition at Wanganui, New Zealand on Thursday.

    One colourful aspect of the visit -- a traditional maori challenge and welcome -- and later, Mr Trudeau met with Maori elders.

    Mr Trudeau was shown examples of New Zealand's pastoral wealth at the vast exhibition.

    The exhibition is situated in Maori heartland and special ceremonial greetings were rendered by Maori leaders. In the traditional challenge, Mr Trudeau accepted the message stick of welcome and then spoke with tribal elders.

    Co-inciding with the exhibition is a beauty contest to select Miss Pastoral Queen of New Zealand. Mr Trudeau met a line-up of contestants and presented a sash to the winner.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4IN2U5I1EY54RCYME5TS1MTTC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IN2U5I1EY54RCYME5TS1MTTC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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