Rugby has always had a strong following in Northland, and the Northland Rugby Union has existed under various names since 1895. The mascot for Northland rugby is a taniwha, seen here with students at Horahora Primary School, Whāngārei.
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Northland Rugby Football Union
Photograph by Jackie Savage
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