In 1949 the National Film Unit released the promotional documentary Prelude to Aspiring, in part paying tribute to the completion of the Aspiring Hut by Otago mountaineers high up in the Mātukituki valley. The clip from the beginning of the film shows the approach to the valley.
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Reference: Prelude to Aspiring. National Film Unit, 1949
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