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Royal New Zealand Journey
Description: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip tour New Zealand in December 1953 to January 1954.
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Clip #: TFA-270D
Length: 12:06
Year: 1954
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: South Pacific
Country: New Zealand
Subject: Royalty
Original: 16mm
1953 - 1954, New Zealand, royal tour, SS Gothic dropping anchor at Auckland, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh disembarking and being greeted by Governor-General Sir Willoughby Norrie, Lady Norrie, Prime Minister Sidney Holland and Mrs. Holland, Patricia Merryweather Bainbridge, S.G. Holland, Florence Beatrice Holland, Queen and Prince getting into car with transparent hood, motorcade, procession, Queen Street, Queen and Prince waving to cheering crowds along streets, Queen visiting Auckland Hospital escorted by Chairman of Auckland Hospital Board, Queen shaking hands and talking with Korean War veteran Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William Voelcker, Queen escorted by Ernest Corbett, Minister for Maori Affairs visiting Maori village, Arawa park, Rotorua, Maori warriors performing traditional ceremonies including haka dance, Right Reverend Wiremu Panapa, Bishop of Aotearoa presenting Queen and Philip with gifts of Korowai Cloaks from Maori chief, Wellington, cityscape, motorcade driving through crowd lined streets, Wellington Citizens' War Memorial, Wellington Cenotaph, onlookers including war veterans watching Queen and Prince lay wreath at memorial, Queen and Prince talking to war veterans, Queen opening new session of New Zealand Parliament, Queen dressed in coronation gown exiting car upon arrival and walking up Parliament House steps watched by crowds of onlookers, royal train headed southward along East Coast, Dunedin, cityscape, royal sports meeting, Carisbrook Park, Yvette Williams jumping, wood chopping competition, highland pipe band, Bluff, Queen and Prince escorted by Prime Minister Sidney Holland walking on wooden quay past Royal New Zealand Air Force Guard of Honor towards SS Gothic, cheering and waving crowds, royal departure, Queen and Prince bidding goodbye to Prime Minister, Mrs. Holland, Governor-General Sir Willoughby Norrie, Lady Norrie, Queen and Prince boarding SS Gothic and departing New Zealand

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