Story: Whanganui region

William Webb

William Webb

One of New Zealand’s earliest sporting heroes, William Webb won the world sculling championships in Sydney in 1907. He is seen here on the Whanganui River, around 1907.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-016305;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Outdoor recreation and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19082/william-webb (accessed 7 July 2020)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015