Skip to Content
00:00:00/00:00:00

More Info →Home Movie - Life on Opiki Farm

Home Movie of the Jensen dairy farm on Tane Road, Opiki. Series of home movies spliced together, made by Charlie Jensen and his son, Keith Jensen in 1950s, except for the section dated 1964. Music added. Approximately 50 minutes long.

It shows: Bringing in the cows and new calves; cows for milking in walk-through cowshed; Levin truck picking up the cream; feeding calves, making silage; sow feeding baby pig's; growing potatoes; Garden Party at Akers home to raise money for Opiki Church; old Emerson tractor; Opiki toll swing bridge; Godfrey Bowen, new shearing record at Akers' woolshed; making silage; dog dosing for distemper; new flood gates; closing of the old swing bridge and opening of new bridge 1964; stumping with bulldozer and rowing up stumps; Manawatu River flood Jan 1953; sand-bagging stop banks, army feeding the farmers; building the new flood gates at Motua and raising stop-banks at Opiki; crushing gorse at Bainesse on new run-off farm

Identification

Object type
Video
Digitisation ID
2018V_IMCA-DigitalMaster_024995
Title
Home Movie - Life on Opiki Farm
Relation
IMCA Digital Archive
Format
DVD (video disc)
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive
Archive
Movies

Related items

Home Movie - Life on Opiki Farm
Ploughing swamp land
Artificial Breeding Centre, Awahuri
Home movie - History of Opiki
Sheep on the Feilding-Awahuri Road, 1904
Newly Born Lambs
Jersey herd grazing, Whakarongo
Cows walking along a race, Kairanga
Longburn Freezing Works
Draught horses, Bunnythorpe
Jersey cows grazing, Whakarongo
Sheep on "Matsubara" farm, Bunnythorpe

Creation

Created By
Place
Opiki, Manawatu
Date
1950s

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags

Report a problem

Related items

Home Movie - Life on Opiki Farm
Ploughing swamp land
Artificial Breeding Centre, Awahuri
Home movie - History of Opiki
Sheep on the Feilding-Awahuri Road, 1904
Newly Born Lambs
Jersey herd grazing, Whakarongo
Cows walking along a race, Kairanga
Longburn Freezing Works
Draught horses, Bunnythorpe
Jersey cows grazing, Whakarongo
Sheep on "Matsubara" farm, Bunnythorpe

User comments