Story: Southland region

Invercargill on show, 1954

Southland displayed its talents, both animal and human, to Queen Elizabeth when she toured the agricultural show and attended a Caledonian sports meeting at Invercargill on 29 January 1954. This was the second-last day of her five-week New Zealand visit.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 21. National Film Unit, 1954

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Farming: 1950s to present day', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/20118/invercargill-on-show-1954 (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015