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  1. A full length National Film Unit magazine film.

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In this edition of the National Film Unit's long-running newsreel series 2000 people attend the opening of Palmerston North's brand new railway station (with up-to-the-minute signals, communication technology and cafeteria); under the watchful eye of Prime Minister Keith Holyoake a fashion show is held in Wellington to display New Zealand styles for Australian buyers; and the Osbourne family (complete with toddler) travel the country in a caravan with their road-marking business (and Mum still finds time for the housework too).    

 

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 Leigh

Leigh

Oh yes, Palmy was never the same with the new Station.
I was there and very young to see the Queen in 1954
Used to love watching the trains go through the town.
Progress they call it.

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