In the mid-20th century most films about cities fell into the publicity genre. These were aimed at promoting cities and attracting tourists. This clip from the 1946 publicity film City of sunlight plays up Auckland's reputation as a sailing mecca.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Auckland, city of sunlight. National Film Unit, 1946
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