• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth visits Hamilton and Rotorua.

  • Description

    QUEEN CONTINUES TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND. GV. Parade of thoroughbred Livestock at Hamilton show ground & SV. SV. World champion Godfred Bowen shearing sheep. SV.,Queen looking on. SV. Bowen shearing. GV. Thermal Region at Rotorua (Wairakei ?) & LV. SV. Queen and Duke accompanied by Chief Gende Rangi, Crossing Bridge they stop to watch boys drive for pennies. LV. Boys diving for pennies. SV. Duke looking down and pointing. Top view boys swimming about in water. GV. Royal party arriving to look at the Geysers. SV. Royal party looking at Geyser. SV. Geyser in action. CU. Mud Boiling. SV. Royal party proceeding on tour. GV. Column of steam from Thermal Pool. & SV. LV. Queen and party looking at thermal Pool (Champagne Pool.) CU. Champagne Pool Bubbling. LV. Towards and Pan Queen and Duke driving to Arawa Park. GV. Ground. LV. Queen and Duke with Minister of Maori affairs awaiting the arrival of chief. SV. Chief approaches the Queen. SCU. Chieftain dancing before the Queen. SV. Queen and Duke walk forward to meet chief. SV. Chief walks forward and places arrow in front of Queen and then retires. Angle shot. Maori looking out from top of Tower.

    GV. Queen and party walking to dais as Maoris press forward. SV. Pan Queen passing Maoris SV. Queen mounting steps to Dais. SV. Bishop of Aotearoa walks to Queen with cloak of Hula Feathers. SV. Bishop drapes Queen with cloak. CU. Queen sits down wearing cloak. SV. Duke receives his cloak & CU. SCU. Four year old Esther Fawcett talking to Queen and sits on floor SV. Queen talking to officials and smiling.

    GV. Combined Poi Dance. Side view Combined Poi dance. SV. Women dancers. & CU. LV. Queen on dais with child on floor watching. SCU Child watching. SV. Pan, Dancers etc.,CU. Woman chanting LV. Dancers. SV. Women dancers laying on back. SCU Queen watching. Maori dancing. SV. Queen leaving dais and walking amongst Maoris.

    (Lav.) (Orig "B") (Title Scene "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    136.14
    Media URN:
    29115
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:34:00 / 01:24:28:00
    Canister:
    54/5

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