[Auckland Centennial parade and MOTAT Live Days]

Maker and role
MOTAT, Producer and Director
Production date
24 Apr 1971
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Colour 8mm film of Auckland Centennial Parade 1971 down Queen Street, MOTAT Live Days and arrival of the K900. Film shows a number of MOTAT objects, visitors at the site and operational items.

Shows parade of groups down Queen Street, featuring showcasing MOTAT objects including Fire Trucks; Tip Top Bike; Winstone Ltd horse carriage; North Shore Transport Co Ltd; Lion beer breweries truck.
At 0:05:22 Hot air balloon in flight, registration ZK-FBH. Starting the hot air balloon on a sports field

00:00:48 objects at MOTAT during a live day at MOTAT Great North Road site, Showing double decker bus at MOTAT; unidentified people and children in historic dress at the MOTAT village; trams on MOTAT tram lines; dressing a person in a scuba suit; Lancaster with crowds and propellers going; visitors coming out of exhibitions;
Laying of train tracks and presentation of K900 to MOTAT; model railway; agriculture department

0:28:36 Hot air balloon inflation of ZK-FBH and MOTAT double decker bus in front of crowds in stands at a race course
Physical description
1 film reel : colour ; 8mm
Record level
Credit line
MOTAT. 24 Apr 1971
1970s. [Auckland Centennial parade and MOTAT Live Days], WAV-2021-10. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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