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Pictorial Parade No. 99

Short Film (Full Length) – 1960

Designed to meet the needs of the ‘Jet Age’, Christchurch’s new terminal buildings will add to the warmth of our welcome to the world’s flying visitors.
– From the narration
But [railway] engineers are looking for speed. For them all hills, curves, and bridges and tunnels are speed restrictions.
– From the narration
At the end of his run, as a compliment to his host, Jack Brabham tries a ‘Hamilton turn’ —you can’t do that in a Cooper Climax!
– From the narration
Under the union jack on the lawn of James Busby's official British residence, 52 Māori chiefs signed the treaty of Waitangi. Two independent sea-faring nations laid the foundations of a new dominion.
– From the narration
In the words of the first governor "he iwi kotahi tatou". We are one people.
– From the narration