• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip start their tour of New Zealand.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Zealand Greets Queen".

    New Zealand.

    LS of The Royal Yacht 'Britannia' at anchor in the Bay of Plenty. Sir Bernard Ferguson and his wife greet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip as they come ashore on the next leg of their Royal Tour. Crowds cheer and wave as they royal drive by in an open car.

    MS of Treaty House at Waitangi. CU of painting of arrival of early landings. The Queen and Prince arrive at Treaty House and are greeted by various Maori elders. Good shots of traditional war dance - the Haka. The Ceremony of the Challenge takes place. Various other ceremonial dances. The Royals are accompanied by Mr K J Holyoake, Prime Minister of New Zealand. Good shots of Maori women performing dances. Sun goes down as the Queen watches the dances. More dances by men and good CU of Queen smiling.

    Pan across GV of Auckland. Various Auckland street scenes. Queen and Prince arrive to watch the boats in the Royal Auckland sailing regatta. Two of the young dinghy racers are presented to the Royals. Various shots of dinghies being carried out to sea and sailing off. The Queen walks down the quay of Tamaki Yacht Club.

    The Queen and Prince drive off in open car, waving to crowds.

    Part of the Royal Tour of Australasia - Reel 1.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:27:00 / 01:16:24:00

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