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The Legend Of The Wanganui River

New Zealand, 1951 (MIFF 1954, British Commonwealth)

Director: John Feeny

Views of the Wanganui River from its source to the sea illustrate the ancient Maori legend of how the river was carved by Taranaki's journey in the long and distant past.

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