• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 200 NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN WERE PRESENT AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY GIVEN BY THE FIRST BATTALION, THE NEW ZEALAND REGIMENT AT TERENDAK CAMP, MALACCA, ON THE WEST COAST OF MALAYA, ON DECEMBER 21.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 200 NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN WERE PRESENT AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY GIVEN BY THE FIRST BATTALION, THE NEW ZEALAND REGIMENT AT TERENDAK CAMP, MALACCA, ON THE WEST COAST OF MALAYA, ON DECEMBER 21.

    THEY ARE THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF NEW ZEALAND ARMY PERSONNEL SERVING IN MALAYA ON A TOUR OF DUTY.

    THE PARTY WAS ORGANISED BY THE SOLDIERS AND THEIR WIVES.

    FOR MOST OF THE CHILDREN, IT WAS THEIR FIRST CHRISTMAS IN MALAYSIA.

    THE BATTALION ARRIVED IN MALAYA RECENTLY FROM NEW ZEALAND.

    THE CHILDREN HAD RIDES ON SHAGGY-HAIRED BORNEO PACK PONIES WHICH THE BATTALION RECENTLY USED ON THE MALAYA-THAILAND BORDER SECURITY PATROLS.

    A MAGICIAN WAS ALSO PRESENT TO ENTERTAIN THE CHILDREN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7XITMM4L6BGY12TSYQS5ODOKT
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XITMM4L6BGY12TSYQS5ODOKT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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