Tornado followed by torrential floods in Mt. Cook, New Zealand. Water gushing away with flood destroyed houses in the background. Destroyed buildings and broken bridges. Twisted railway tracks. Civilians clean up outside their houses. A rescued rabbit. View of the ferris wheel. Water gushing on roads with damaged cars flowing along. Dead civilian under debris.
The Battle of Monte Cassino. Aerial view of the town and abbey in Italy. During an exercise west of Cassino, near Monte Camino, New Zealand gunners fire British 6 Pounder Antitank gun and a captured German Pak 40 75mm antitank gun, Views of the anti-tank men loading and firing their weapon. Smoke rises due to the firing. As part of the exercise, Infantry of 24th Battalion, 2nd Division,New Zealand Expeditionary Force, advance with fixed bayonets and one fires a machine gun. Group of New Zealand soldiers stand near a jeep and a destroyed U.S. Sherman tank of 756th Tank Battalion, amidst destroyed buildings in the north of Cassino. Several New Zealand soldiers smile for the camera.
Wounded soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War 1 pose dockside before boarding a ship returning to to New Zealand. Soldiers stand beside the ship. They wave. Two New Zealand soldiers wear gas masks and pose. A wounded soldier with a cane stands and shows a German Iron Cross medal he is wearing around his neck (captured from a German soldier).
Operation Deep Freeze of the United States being carried on in Antarctica. A VX-6 parachute rescue team man and a New Zealand climber on the top of an ice shelf near Scott Base as they practice rescue methods. A man with a line wrapped around his body and leg tries to descend backwards on an ice cliff. The man climbs down a rope and moves down the ice cliff. He coils up the rope at the base of the cliff. A VX-6 parachute rescue team man and the New Zealand trainer walk off the mountain. A view of the ice covered mountains near New Zealand's Scott Base. United States Antarctica Research Program participants from Mcmurdo Station, and sleds, ready to leave on a trip with an American flag flying from the snow vehicle. Two sleds tied to the rear of a traveler. The snow traveler pulls two sleds down a ravine. Mount Erebus in the back ground
U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps in New Zealand during World War II. A tractor on a farm in New Zealand. A tractor plows the field. Two farmers works in the field. Farmers load a truck with sacks of vegetable. Pukekohe golf club. Farmers sort potatoes. Native workers sort cabbage. Farmers plucking up vegetables from the vegetable plants. A factory shows dehydration of vegetables. The dehydrated vegetables are packed in moisture proof tins. Meat and vegetable are mixed in proportions to prepare Quartermaster combat rations. A machine generating chocolate bars. Soldiers unloading cartoons from the truck. Rations are loading on to ships. A B-24 aircraft in the background. Soldiers loading the aircraft with milk containers. The aircraft takes off. The aircraft arrives at the New Caledonia Air Base. A nurse serves milk to a patient. A patient drinks milk. Bread being made in Quartermaster bakery. Workers making bread. A worker opens an oven. Ice slabs in a refrigerator. Some workers in the background. A Quartermaster ice cream plant.
New Zealand military units in training. Military pilots standing with parachute bags. De Havilland Tiger Moth and Airspeed Oxford aircrafts taking off and in flight over the New Zealand Alps.