• Short Summary

    THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT, WHICH RULES WEST NEW GUINEA WITH ITS CAPITAL AT HOLLANDIA, IS TRAINING THE LOCAL PEOPLE IN VARIOUS GRAFTS AND PROFESSIONS.

  • Description

    THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT, WHICH RULES WEST NEW GUINEA WITH ITS CAPITAL AT HOLLANDIA, IS TRAINING THE LOCAL PEOPLE IN VARIOUS GRAFTS AND PROFESSIONS.

    NEAR HOLLANDIA HARBOUR IS THE HANADI SCHOOL FOR SEAMEN AND MARINE OFFICERS WHERE THE PEOPLE GET TRAINING IN SPLICING CABLES, REPAIRING MARINE ENGINES, UNLOADING AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION.

    AT THE NEARBY TECHNICAL SCHOOL IN KOTARADJA CARPENTERS AND MECHANICS ARE TRAINED.

    THE POLICE FORCE OF LOCAL PEOPLE IS TRAINED AT A SCHOOL IN BASE G. IN HOLLANDIA. THEY GET SIX MONTHS TRAINING BEFORE JOINING THE CORPS. THE POLICE ALSO ACTS AS THE ARMED FORCES AND PLAYED A MAJOR ROLE IN RECENTLY REPELLING INDONESIAN INFILTRATORS.

    AGRICULTURAL TRAINING GETS ALSO EMPHASIS. THE DUTCH HAVE IMPORTED A FEW BRHAMA BULLS FROM INDIA TO IMPROVE THE CATTLE IN THE AREA AND AT KOTANIKA SCHOOL IN KENIRI, JUST OUTSIDE HOLLANDIA, A RESEARCH ORGANISATION HELPS THE PAPUANS AND NEW GUINEANS GET MORE OUT OF THEIR LANDS AND RUN PLANTATIONS FOR COCOA, PEANUTS AND OTHER CASH CROPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAPJIPJ246833G5MFC8ZZWWDDG
    Media URN:
    VLVAPJIPJ246833G5MFC8ZZWWDDG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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