• Short Summary

    HISTORY WAS MADE THIS MONTH (NOVEMBER '63) WHEN NEW ZEALAND'S GOVERNOR-GENERAL (SIR BERNARD FERGUSSON) BECAME THE FIRST GOVERNOR-GENERAL TO VISIT THE NEW ZEALAND BASE IN THE ANTARCTIC.

  • Description

    HISTORY WAS MADE THIS MONTH (NOVEMBER '63) WHEN NEW ZEALAND'S GOVERNOR-GENERAL (SIR BERNARD FERGUSSON) BECAME THE FIRST GOVERNOR-GENERAL TO VISIT THE NEW ZEALAND BASE IN THE ANTARCTIC.

    THE NEW ZEALAND SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME.THE ANTARCTIC IS CENTRED AT SCOTT BASE WHICH WAS BUILT IN 1957-58 TO SERVE AS A SCIENTIFIC BASE FOR NEW ZEALANDERS WORKING IN THE ANTARCTIC AS PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR.

    A HIGHLIGHT OF SIR BERNARD'S FIVE-DAY VISIT TO THE ANTARCTIC WAS A TRIP TO THE UNITED STATES BASE AT THE SOUTH POLE.HE WAS ACCOMPANIED ON THE FLIGHT BY REAR ADMIRAL J.R.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC9CEN51YIBKKMNKIDTUP8UUY
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9CEN51YIBKKMNKIDTUP8UUY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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