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Using National Film Unit footage

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What was the National Film Unit? The National Film Unit (NFU) was a government film unit which operated between 1941 and 1989. It produced hundreds of films, including the newsreel series Weekly Review (1941–1950) and Pictorial Parade (1952–1971), as well as fictional films, documentaries, ...

The royal couple visit Pukekura Park, 1954

The royal couple visit Pukekura Park, 1954

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Crowds of children welcome the royal couple at the civic reception in Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, 9 January 1954. Alexander Turnbull Library Photographer: E. P. Christensen Reference: 1/2-042140 Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga ...

Filmshoot at Whakarewrewa

Filmshoot at Whakarewrewa

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Shooting scenes for New Zealand Scenic Charms, Whakarewarewa, 1930s. 'Filmcraft' was the forerunner of the government's National Film Unit. Archives New Zealand/Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga Reference: ABKB 7711/14W film tourism whakarewarewa ...

Countdown to confrontation

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waterfront. The Public Service Association (PSA), led by the capable Jack Lewin, was also pursuing pay demands with increasing militancy. In November 1948 Cecil Holmes, a National Film Unit (NFU) documentary maker and PSA activist, had his satchel snatched from his car outside Parliament, apparently by ...

Overview

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collective security by contributing to a Commonwealth force in the United Nations’ action in Korea. Commonwealth security was more directly at stake during the Malayan Emergency, which was sparked by a communist attempt to overthrow the British colonial administration of Malaya. New Zealand entered into new ...

Guide to style

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Numbers Place Names Proof-reading Punctuation Quotation Marks Quotations References Archival references Bibliographic references to publications Electronic material Endnote references to publications Films, video recordings, television and radio programmes Newspapers and periodicals Obsolete terms ...

1975- key events

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became the first woman to swim across Cook Strait, battling heavy seas and strong winds during her 12-hour swim. The United Nation's International Women’s Year was marked by a national United Women’s Convention which saw speakers from home and abroad address over 2,000 women who had gathered to ...

Waitangi Day 1970s

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Māori thought of taking an appeal to the United Nations in 1971, the year for the elimination of racial discrimination. New groups such as Ngā Tamatoa (Young Warriors) challenged quieter modes of action; in 1972 the group staged a walkout from the ceremonies at Waitangi. The gap to be bridged in mutual ...

A guide to historical research

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Vietnam War Oral History Project National Film Unit Collection The National Film Unit (NFU) was a government film unit which operated between 1941 and 1989. Find out how to access the National Film Unit Collection. Using National Film Unit footage ...

Anzac cyclists

Anzac cyclists

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taking part in important defensive actions in the Battle of the Lys (April) and offensive actions in the Second Battle of the Marne (July-August). Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: 1/2-013358-G Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga ...

Photography timeline

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Unit and National Publicity Studio are formed in 1941 they continue to produce tourist publicity material. 1925 Leitz starts marketing the Leica I Model A rangefinder camera, which uses sprocketed 35-mm movie film and has interchangeable lenses. The New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition in Dunedin ...

International links

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International Network on Cultural Policy National and Film Sound Archives (Australia) Ofcom (British communications regulator) President’s Committee on the arts and humanities (United States) RAND (United States) Screen Australia Screen Producers Association of Australia UNESCO ...

 Sleeping Dogs movie poster

Sleeping Dogs movie poster

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In 1977 Sleeping Dogs, based on C.K. Stead’s novel Smith's Dream, became the first full-length feature film made entirely by a New Zealand production crew. It attracted large audiences here and was released in the United States. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: Eph-E-CINEMA-1977-01 ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 19- Te Hokowhitu a Tu

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 3- Hau kiwi hau weka

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 5- Ka panapana

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 20- Mai i nga ra o mua

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 23- Rukuhia Ngarimu i te moana

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 22- Karangatia ra

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

Ngarimu VC investiture, part 21- Te Whanau a Ruataupare women perform whakaara

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Three hundred performers had been brought together from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer- John Pascoe, and the ...

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