Story: Northland region

Horse races

Horse races

Horse racing has traditionally been a popular sport in the north, as elsewhere. Pictured is the Hokianga Racing Club’s 10th annual picnic race meeting, held at Rāwene on 13 February 1954.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Leisure and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7636/horse-races (accessed 14 April 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015