Waimakariri, river from the snows

New Zealand, 1955

Film
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An account of the history of the Waimakariri River in Canterbury Province, New Zealand. Shows attempts at solving such problems as flooding, and soil erosion in the catchment areas. The Waimakariri River Trust is attempting to restore land laid bare by soil erosion. Methods used include the planting of grass and trees on sandy hillslopes and the building of artificial river banks.

Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Duration

00:11:17:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011616

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soil erosion

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers - Regulation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil erosion

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

History → New Zealand - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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