Story: Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment

Field shoot, Kaiti Hill, 1960

Field shoot, Kaiti Hill, 1960

Jim Burton competes in the field shoot section of the New Zealand national championships in 1960, at which he retained his New Zealand open title. Burton is using a recurve bow – the slight reverse curve at the end of the limbs (lessened because the bow is drawn) can be seen.

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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti
Reference: Gisborne Photo News, 28 January 1960, p. 36

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Megan Cook, 'Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment - Archery', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40810/field-shoot-kaiti-hill-1960 (accessed 21 September 2020)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015