Story: Māori and sport – hākinakina

Jimmy Te Paa and Hori Eruera

Jimmy Te Paa and Hori Eruera

Jimmy Te Paa and Hori Eruera were two world-class pole vaulters. Eruera won the Australasian title in 1897, and Te Paa won it in 1899.

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Basil Keane, 'Māori and sport – hākinakina - Māori and sport in the 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/41441/jimmy-te-paa-and-hori-eruera (accessed 19 January 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013