Film, Pictorial Parade No 37

WDC 00275:0:2
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The New Zealand National Film Unit presents Pictorial Parade No. 37 (1955)

Wellington: New Zealand's first naturalisation ceremony At New Zealand's first naturalisation ceremony, the Mayor of Wellington administers the oath of allegiance to former aliens who are now citizens of New Zealand.

Junk Man's Holiday: Clean sweep in Wanganui Wanganui citizens pile accumulated junk outside their gates for volunteers to collect during a community clean-up campaign.

Parade of Homes Auckland has a 'Parade of Homes' in a new street. Builders have completed homes to their own designs which are now open to public inspection.

Thunder Jets at Ohakea In Operation Handclasp, United States Thunderjets, with attendant tanker planes, land at Ohakea and are on show to the public. Aerial re-fuelling gear of English design and build is demonstrated to the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the ground and in use in the air.

DV File of Beta SP Telecine (Tape 99) of 35mm film - W4361/26 Viewing copies : VHS Video- R.V. 237 16mm film- W3589/16PP37A 35mm film- W4361/26

Link to film via Archives New Zealand YouTube channel:

Produced by NZ National Film Unit, videotape supplied by National Archives.

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created by (RiC-R027): Wanganui Borough/City Council
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Whanganui District Council Archives
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Archives New Zealand
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