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Snows of Aorangi

New Zealand, 1954 (MIFF 1955, Programme 4)

Director: Brian Blake

A short survey of the beautiful scenery of the mountains of New Zealand's North and South Islands and Southern Lakes District, with an accent on the magnificent facilities for skiing enthusiasts.

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