Pumiceland

New Zealand, 1954

Film
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The Central Plateau of the North Island of New Zealand was laid waste by a volcanic upheaval 2000 years ago and since then has remained a wasteland. This film tells the story of the attempts and final success of farmers and scientists to make it a productive area.

Credits

Language

English

Duration

00:21:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27654

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soils

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New Zealand

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soils

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Volcanoes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Places → New Zealand

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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