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Milestones - The Tour of the Century

Television () – 1986

This documentary follows the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand on a 1985 commemorative tour. On 24 March 1985, over 90 vehicles and their owners gathered in Invercargill to honour a century of motoring. Then the Vauxhalls, Chevrolets and Fiats embark on a reverse Goodbye Pork Pie as the lovingly-restored vintage cars head from the deep south all the way to Cape Reiga, meeting Prime Minister David Lange en route. A rare directing credit for veteran cameraman Allen Guilford, Milestones is narrated by John Gordon, who swaps A Dog's Show commentary for motoring trivia.

I’m converting petrol to pleasure!
– One of the vintage car drivers

Key Cast & Crew

Allen Guilford

Director, Producer, Camera

Ken Sparks

Editor

Malcolm Cromie

Sound

John Van der Reyden

Sound mix

Stephen McCurdy

Composer

Campbell Stevenson

Executive Producer

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Produced by

Film South

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