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Jet Boats in New Zealand

Short Film (Full Length) – 1961

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Speed

From fast-running humans and animals to motorhead mayhem,...

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Kiwi Ingenuity

Embodied in heroes from Pearse to PJ, Kiwi ingenuity is a...

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Pictorial Parade No. 35

Earlier film featuring Bill Hamilton and his boat

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Britten - Backyard Visionary

Another Kiwi inventor

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Landmarks - A Land Apart

Bill Hamilton’s story is told by Kenneth Cumberland

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This is Your Life - AJ Hackett

Another famous Kiwi invention

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The Adventure World of Sir Edmund Hillary - The Kaipo Wall (Part One)

Sir Ed goes with the flow down the Hollyford

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New Zealand Grand Prix

More water-skiing action

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The Legend of the Whanganui River

More Whanganui River action

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Pictorial Parade No. 99

Also shows a Hamilton Jet on the Waimakariri River

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Good Day - Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1977 Indian jet boat expedition

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Country Calendar - Spoofs Special

More Kiwi inventions

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From the Ocean to the Sky

Sir Ed tests the jet up the Ganges

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Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger - Episode Two

More Kiwi invention

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Hunger for the Wild - Series One, Episode Two (Whanganui River wild pig)

More jet-boating on the Whanganui

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A Question of Power - The Manapouri Debate

Doco on efforts to prevent a Lake Manapōuri dam

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J.D. Goes Hunting

A 1960 NFU film on hunting in the Southern Alps

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Racing Rivers

Later jet-boating action

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I Am the River

More on the Whanganui River

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Country Calendar - Ron Hintz

Country Calendar episode about a backyard inventor

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Hillary: Ocean to Sky

Trailer on Edmund Hillary's 1977 Ganges jet boat trip