Pictorial Parade No 17 (1954) Royal Tour Special: Northland to Waikato: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh tour the upper North Island. They visit Ellerslie Racecourse for the running of the Royal Auckland Cup then attend a Royal Command Cinema Performance at the St James Theatre. At Whenuapai Airbase, the Queen presents her Colours to the Royal New Zealand Airforce. On the Northland trip the Queen and the Duke visit Kaikohe, Waitangi, Whangarei and Warkworth before heading south to the Waikato. They attend a civic reception in Pukekohe then view waka on the Waikato River during a Tainui welcome hosted by King Koroki. The Royal Couple visit Waitomo Caves, Hamilton and Te Kuiti. Duration 12.56.