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The Line

Short Film (Full Length) – 1970

And they live well back at camp. There have to be some compensations for working so far from civilisation. The men are from all over New Zealand: married and single, old hands and trainees, students … learning it the hard way, the best way.
– From the narration
The power is these still waters is being tapped, and a line will carry this power through the dense rain forests of Fiordland, through the valleys, over razorback mountains and tops, across the plains of Southland to the city of Invercargill and on to the sea and the aluminium smelter at Bluff.
– From the narration