Story: Marching teams and cheerleaders

Modern marching: the Matua Majors (2nd of 3)

Modern marching: the Matua Majors

The Matua Majors, a masters' team consisting of older women, practise their routine at Tauranga in 2005. Marching as a sport was revived following a reorganisation of the administrative structure in 1998, and in the 2000s masters' and beginners' grades developed.

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Charlotte Macdonald, 'Marching teams and cheerleaders - Marching teams, 1950s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38067/modern-marching-the-matua-majors (accessed 16 November 2019)

Story by Charlotte Macdonald, published 5 Sep 2013